Finalists for the Best Classic Cocktail at the 2024 San Francisco Ready to Drink Competition

by The Tasting Alliance Team  |  05.03.2024

In an industry where convenience meets craftsmanship, the 2024 San Francisco Ready to Drink Competition has become the epicenter of innovation and excellence. As the demand for ready-to-drink cocktails continues to soar, this year’s finalists represent the pinnacle of the RTD movement. From bold flavors to timeless classics, these contenders are setting the standard for quality and creativity in the world of cocktails.

Melbourne Martini Salted Caramel Espresso Martini 

Melbourne Martini brings a touch of Australian sophistication to the global cocktail scene. Born in the vibrant city of Melbourne, this brand prides itself on using only the finest ingredients to craft delicious cocktails. From their trendy urban aesthetic to their commitment to quality, Melbourne Martini embodies the spirit of modern mixology.

Hoste Gold Fashioned

With a focus on timeless classics, Hoste captures the essence of old-world charm while infusing it with a contemporary flair. Each cocktail is crafted with precision, showcasing the brand’s dedication to craftsmanship and quality.

Cutwater Spicy Bloody Mary

Cutwater Spirits, based in sunny California, is renowned for its innovative approach to cocktails. With a passion for pushing boundaries and exploring new flavors, Cutwater has carved a niche for itself in the ready-to-drink market. From refreshing coolers to bold cocktails, Cutwater offers something for every palate.

Mission Craft Cocktails Jalapeno Pineapple Margarita

Mission Craft Cocktails takes inspiration from the vibrant streets of California’s Mission District. With a focus on fresh, locally sourced ingredients, Mission Craft Cocktails captures the essence of West Coast living in every sip. Each cocktail is a celebration of flavor, creativity, and community.

The Roaster’s Daughter Espresso Martini

The Roaster’s Daughter is a Pennsylvania-based brand that celebrates the art of coffee roasting. With a passion for quality and a commitment to sustainability, The Roaster’s Daughter sources the finest beans from around the world to create exceptional coffee experiences. Flavor Profile: Chocolate

Whether you’re craving a classic favorite or eager to explore new flavors, these brands have something for everyone. Stay tuned as we raise a glass to the ultimate winner at Top Shelf 2024 taking place October 5-6, 2024 in San Francisco.