Ten best martini recipes were chosen to compete at the Snow Queen Vodka’s 4th Martini Masters Grand Final at the Club at the Ivy in London. Competitors were to present a Martini with a french twist in the theme of “What if there was Snow Queen Vodka in Versailles”. All the recipes were incredibly creative and the final was very intense.
The winner Kieran Grieves from Bonbar in Newcastle impressed the judges with his creation “Dining in Nature" which consisted of:
50ml Snow Queen Vodka
10ml Zirbenz Pine Liqueur
10ml Champagne, Grapefruit, Douglas fir Cordial
4 dashes of Oyster Tincture
Glassware: Nic ’n’ Nora
Garnish: Smoked Pine, Grapefruit Twist
The judging panel consisted of: Alessandro Palazzi, bar manager at Dukes Hotel; David Marsland, founder of Drinks Enthusiast; and Martin Siska, bar manager at Scarfes Bar in the Rosewood Hotel, London.