Friday, July 22, 2011

Can-Can Classic hosted by Japp's - August 4

On August 4, 2011 Edible Ohio Valley, Japp's, and Buckeye Vodka will host the Edible Communities + St-Germain Can-Can Cocktail Classic, in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event will be held at the historic and recently re-opened bar – Japp's (1134 Main Street), and include new cocktail creations by three local bartenders noted for their craft: Molly Wellmann (Japp's), Susy Mulroy (La Poste & The Comet), and Jeannie Murray (JR's Table). Each of the three woman bartenders have been invited to create a cocktail using seasonal ingredients with St-Germain. Another sponsor of the event is Buckeye Vodka (launched in April 2011) – a locally distilled vodka produced in Dayton, Ohio, that will be the exclusive vodka for the event.

Tickets for the event are purchased in advance on the Edible Ohio Valley website for $15 ( Each ticket includes samples of three cocktails, small dishes of local food (by Edible Ohio Valley's Culinary Editor, Joanne Drilling), and a chance to vote for the regional winner of the Can-Can Classic. The event will be Thursday, August 4, 2011, from 7-9pm.

This year Edible Communities and St-Germain are partners in promoting the 4th Annual Can-Can Cocktail Classic. The Can-Can is a national contest held annually by St-Germain liqueur (The Cooper Spirits Company) to encourage development of original cocktail recipes utilizing St-Germain. This year Edible magazines around the country will submit regional winners of the Can-Can Classic into a national contest to compete for a $10,000 cash prize.

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