10940432_1025909634090798_5509745818144004053_nCalling all bartenders, spirits aficionados, amateur mixologists, backyard bartenders, or anything in between – your chance is here to write a winning recipe and win a stay in paradise!

Entries are being accepted until February 28 for our 2nd Annual Ultimate OCEAN Cocktail Contest! With the theme of “Farm to Table,” there are so many possibilities- and we want you to be creative! Head to your local Farmer’s Market, check out the organic produce section at your neighborhood grocery store, get some inspiration from your favorite mixologists.



Submissions will be evaluated through below judging criteria:
1) Completed Application
2) High Res Photo
3) Taste
4) Presentation
5) Use of Fresh Ingredients
6) Creativity
7) Alignment with Theme “Farm to Table”
8) Designation of Local/National Entry

Recipes will be accepted from both state of Hawai’i and national applicants, with five state and one national finalist being narrowed for competition in the Mix-Off Event. Finalists will be profiled and judged at this Mix-Off Event, open to the public on Saturday, April 11 at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa.

UOCC_3_SUBMIT copy 2The six finalists will receive a stay at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa (airfare included for all those who are coming from off Maui). The contest winner will receive a $500 cash prize, a three-night stay at Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, and their winning recipe on all cocktail menus on property for a year.

Entrants must submit a complete registration form, recipe, and high-resolution photograph of cocktail through online form or by email to RecipeContest@OceanVodka.com from January 20, 2015 at 12:01 am to February 28, 2015 at 11:59 pm (HST). Participants must be 21 and older.

To submit a recipe, visit the submissions page at OceanVodka.com.

For more information, please contact Kristin Hettermann at 808-205-4767 or Kristin@oceanvodka.com.

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