Antica Formula Cocktail Competition 2017

The winning formula

Win one of four trips to enjoy an exclusive trip to Milan to visit the Fratelli Branca Distillery

 Antica Formula is the classic Italian red Vermouth, sweet and with a subtle vanilla aroma. It was created by Antonio Benedetto Carpano, the inventor of the Vermouth category, in 1786. Made by Fratelli Branca Distillerie with a selected infusion of mountain herbs and spices, including saffron, Antica Formula is produced in limited quantities and sealed with a cork in a distinctive brown bottle which includes a reproduction of the original 1786 label. As well as an essential ingredient in many classic cocktail, Antica Formula is ideal to drink over ice with an orange wedge, both as an aperitivo or after dinner.

Competition opens 1st May, closing date is the 31st July

A contest to celebrate classics, consistency and the aperitvio.

Round One; Consistent Classics

Create an aperitivo based on one of the three classics; Negroni, Americano or the Hanky Panky.

Submit your entry here:

Round Two

If you’re chosen to compete in one of the four finals you will be required to make two drinks on the day.

Drink One; Consistent Classics

Your chosen classic, made individually for each judge. Consistency is the key.
Drinks will be judged on; consistency, taste, technique and execution.

Drink Two; So you think you can Aperitivo?

Serve our aperitivo drink which you submitted on entry.
Drinks will be judged on; Creativity, technique, taste and appearance.

An additional 20 points will be available for brand knowledge.

Nicola Olianas, Branca World Ambassador will be the head judge accompanied by two further judges from the industry.

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