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Five drinks have been chosen as the best submissions in the Make Us A Drink challenge! In no particular order, the finalists are:

Feel the Heat


By I_Robledo

Ice Cubes
1 fl. oz. Grenadine Syrup
1.5 fl. oz. Mezcal / Tequila
4 fl. oz. Orange Juice
6 fl. oz. Sparkling Water

Butchertown Booze


By Innovation

2 jiggers of gin
1 jigger of Copper & Kings brandy
1/2 squeezed grapefruit
1/2 bottle of Ale 8 ginger ale
Sprig of thyme (muddled)
Nugget ice

KY Bango


By jessicanaber

Nugget ice
1 oz KY bourbon
1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
1-2 Tbsp diced mango
1 oz water
1 Tbsp sugar
4 oz ginger ale
Splash of mango nectar (optional)

Blackberry Tequila Smash


By joeljoeljoel

6 blackberries
0.5 oz simple syrup
Half a lime
5 mints leaves
2 oz tequila blanco
1 mint sprig, for garnish


By scootberger

1 1/2 oz Bourbon
1 oz Kahlua
1 1/2 cups half & half or milk
1 tsp sugar
1 dash of vanilla
Optional: Sprinkle of cocoa or cinnamon to garnish

There you have it…the Top 5! They were chosen by a combination of online community voting and the input of FirstBuild staff. So what happens next? Well, we are going to have a taste test at FirstBuild where we make all of these drinks and the FirstBuild staff votes for the winner. Each staff member will have one vote and the drink with the most votes will win the top prize. Who do you think is going to win?

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