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Sake Cocktail Contest

  • 04 Apr 2023
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Platypus, 4501 Manchester Avenue, St. Louis MO 63110
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  • For JAS Corporate members. You may add guests at the member price.
  • For JAS members with group memberships (Family, Musashi). You may add up to 2 guests at the member price. Tickets for additional guests must purchased separately at the non-member price.
  • For JAS members with single memberships (Individual, Student, Daruma, Maneki Neko, and Tomodachi). Guests may be added at the non-member price.
  • For anyone not a member of JAS.

Registration is closed

It's here! The fourth and final installment of our Sake-Tasting Sandbox series comes to fruition on Tuesday, April 4, in the form of a Sake Cocktail Contest.

Come watch 5 finalists create and present their cocktail creations featuring Tozai Sake and Holladay Distillery. Your ticket gets you entry to the exclusive contest room with an up-close and personal view of the cocktail creation and narration, plus the judging, and one complimentary drink (tips not included - please be generous to the staff).


Kira Webster, Beverage Director at Indo and RFT's Best Bartender 2022


Meredith Barry, Owner/Operator at Platypus 

Heidi Hamamura, Owner and Chef at Taberu

Christian "Suzu" Suzuki-Orellana, GM of Wildhawk in San Francisco, and contestant on Netflix series Drink Masters 

This ticketed event is spectator (and cheering) only, but if you are a bartender, mixologist, artist-in-spirits, or what have you and are interested in submitting a cocktail for consideration to be one of the five finalists, see the official submission form and rules and guidelines here:

Official Cocktail Submission Form

Deadline for cocktail recipe submission is March 14.

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