VIDEO: The Crystal Head Cocktail Challenge 2013


jesse estes

jesse estesJesse Estes (pictured) of The Luggage Room at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square won the Crystal Head Cocktail Challenge 2013 with his cocktail, Mother’s Little Helper (aka the “Danhattan”).

At the competition held in London in May, Jesse impressed a panel of judges including Hollywood star Dan Aykroyd, the co-creator of Crystal Head vodka.

The video report of the competition comes from Crystal Head’s UK distributor Instil Drinks Company.

Mother’s Little Helper (aka the “Danhattan”) by Jesse Estes

75ml Crystal Head Vodka
25ml Cocchi Americano Bianco aperitif
7.5ml “Cream” sherry (a blend of oloroso and 30-year-old Pedro Ximénez)
2.5ml Crème de pêche
2 dashes Vanilla pod-infused absinthe

Stir and strain into a coupette glass. Garnish with discarded lemon zest and flamed absinthe spray.

Click here to see a YouTube video of Jesse making his drink.

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