Cocktail Shake Off – March 2018


In the month of March, celebrate the Beethoven 4/4 Festival by voting for your favorite Five & 20 Commemorative Genever Cocktail.


Update: Cloud 9’s Persymphony has been awarded both People’s Choice and Distiller’s Choice! Congratulations to Cloud 9 and mixologist Kimberly Golz


Here’s the winning recipe:
Cloud 9 Genever Recipe “Persymphony” – 3oz Five & 20 Beethoven Commemorative Genever, 1.5 oz Housemade Persimmon Simple Syrup, 1 oz Fresh squeezed Lemon Juice, 2 dashes Angostura Bitters Shaken vigorously and served chilled, up in a martini glass, garnished with a dried Persimmon


How to Vote:

  1. Visit one of the participating restaurants listed below.

  2. Ask the bartender for their Five & 20 Commemorative Genever Cocktail.

  3. Sip cocktail.

  4. Text “Erie” to 313131 and wait for a response.

  5. Respond with “FULL NAME” of the bar/restaurant.

  6. Sip cocktail (again).



Join us for the Brilliance of Beethoven at Warner Theatre, March 10-11, 2018
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**Try All 6 Participating Cocktails Below**


Genever Key Lime at Sneaky Pete’s

Five & 20 Genever, St. Germain, Five & 20 Limoncello, simple syrup, fresh squeezed lime juice with a dash of thyme


 Persymphony at Cloud 9

Five & 20 Genever, persimmon simple syrup, Angostura bitters, fresh squeezed lemon juice, garnished with a dried persimmon


The Lindsey at The Brewerie

Five & 20 Genever, fresh mint leaf muddled with agave nectar, homemade ginger beer, over ice


Bittersweet Symphony at Skunk and Goat

Five & 20 Genever, Della Mela, Angostura bitters, falernum syrup, strong ginger syrup, fresh blood orange juice, and egg white


Sage Gen Martini at Room 33

Five & 20 Genever, lemon juice, sage-infused simple syrup, egg white, garnished with fresh sage


Five & 20 Vesper at 1201 Kitchen

Five & 20 Genever, Ketel One, Lillet, Five & 20 Limoncello, shaken with ice and uncooked rice, with a Meyer lemon twist