Collazo Beats 8 Atlanta Mixologists with Velvet Crema-Latte Recipe
Whynatte Latte hosted the Inaugural Whynatte Mixology Competition on April 26th at Sutra Lounge. Eight Atlanta mixologists competed with their best Whynatte libation for a chance to win an iPad 2.
The mixologists competing for the prizer were: Adrian Colazo, W Atlanta Downtown; Evan Hawkins, Opera Nightclub; Ted Santiesteban, The Vortex Bar and Grill; Bache Holand, Here to Serve/Goldfish; Jorie Habian, ONE. midtown kitchen; Ben Earley, Sutra Lounge; Rob Petersen, Bella Restaurant & Lounge; and Mitchell McCormick, The Cheetah.
Adrian Collazo of W Atlanta Downtown was declared the winner with his â€œVelvet Crema-Latteâ€ Recipe
1 Â½ oz Kracken Rum
Â½ oz Velvet Falernum
Â½ oz Monin Almond Syrup
Â½ oz Kahlua
2 oz Whynatte Latte
1 Dash of Old Fashioned Bitters
1 Mint Leaf for garnish
Cocoa for Rim
Pinch of Nutmeg for
Rim coupe glass with cocoa.Â Put all liquid ingredients inside a shaker with the exception of Kahlua.Â Shake and pour into coupe glass.Â Slowly pour the Kahlua against the inside of the glass, so it sinks to the bottom.Â Garnish with mint sprig and sprinkle a pinch of nutmeg on top.
â€œI had a blast playing with Whynatte for this competition. The almond and mint really brought out the latte flavor of the Whynatte. I look forward to using it for more drinks in the future.â€ said Colazo.