USBG Announces New Vodka Cocktail Contest

The United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG) has announced the first annual "Emotion In A Glass" Competition presented by Russian Standard Vodka.USBG logo Have you ever tasted passion or trust? Russian Standard Vodka recently introduced cocktails that embody these emotions. Now the company is inviting bartenders across the country to create cocktails that use scent, texture, temperature and flavor to signify a variety of emotions. This is a unique opportunity to show off your skills by bringing emotions to life in a glass!

The winner will receive national coverage in Food & Wine magazine and a trip for two to Russia, which includes a visit to the Russian Standard Vodka distillery in St. Petersburg. Additionally, the "Consumer Choice" winner, selected by Russian Standard Vodka Facebook fans, will have the opportunity to win a trip to Tales of the Cocktail in July 2011.

Submissions are being accepted through May 5.

To compete, visit USBG.org.

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