2nd Annual Stonecutter Spirits Cocktail Scavenger Hunt!
This page is for 2017’s 2nd Annual Cocktail Scavenger Hunt. For 2018’s 3rd Annual Cocktail Scavenger Hunt, click here.
Join us Sept 2-9 for the biggest cocktail event in the state of Vermont: the Second Annual Stonecutter Spirits Cocktail Scavenger Hunt!
Kicking off Labor Day weekend, the Second Annual Stonecutter Scavenger Hunt is the biggest cocktail event in the state! Participants grab a Stonecutter cocktail at any of the 30+ participating Burlington and Winooski bars and get their scavenger hunt card signed by their bartender. Guests who find 5 or more cocktails between September 2-9 can return their card to Stonecutter Spirits for free prizes and a chance to win two tickets to Adventure Dinner, a speakeasy style dinner series presented by the local distillery.
30 + featured bars and restaurants in the Second Annual Cocktail Scavenger Hunt include:
The Archives, American Flatbread, Armory Bar and Grill, Arts Riot, Bleu, Bluebird BBQ, Butch and Babe’s, Citizen Cider, Farmhouse, Great Northern, Guild Tavern, The Gryphon, Hen of the Wood, Honey Road, Juniper, Lamp Shop, Leunigs, Misery Loves Co., Monarch and the Milkweed, Monkey House, The New Spot, Pascolo, Pauline’s, Pizzeria Verita, Radio Bean, Side Bar, Single Pebble, Skinny Pancake, Sweetwaters, Vermont Comedy Club, and Waterworks
In addition to the week of hunting, Stonecutter Spirits will be hosting four takeover events where participants can win prizes, raise money for Hunger Free Vermont and ring in the distillery’s Second Birthday!
Tuesday, Sept 5: Trivia Night at Waterworks, Winooski
Guests can put their food and drink knowledge to test in Winooski, and between rounds win special Stonecutter swag. Starts at 7 pm; reservations recommended.
Wednesday, Sept 6: Battle Royale: Misery Loves Co vs. Mule Bar
It’s Vermont Bartenders of the Year Matt Farkus (Mule Bar) and Martha Mack (Stonecutter Spirits) versus salty barkeeps Mike Dunn (Bartender of the Year 2017, Seven Days) and Sas Stewart (Co-Owner, Stonecutter Spirits). Try the special cocktails of the evening at both establishments, and use your tip money to vote for your favorite. The bar that raises the most money, wins the Battle Royale! All donations will be combined and donated to Hunger Free Vermont. Cocktails start flowing at 5 pm and go until close.
Friday, September 8: Stonecutter Second Birthday Party at Hen of the Wood
Enjoy free cake while it lasts, cocktail specials all night, plus co-owner Sas Stewart’s company behind the bar late night to keep the party going into the wee hours.
Monday, Sept 11: Ladies Night at Pizzeria Verita
An all-female bar team will serve up cocktails inspired by famous women throughout history. An event not to be missed; cocktails start flowing at 5 pm and are offered until close.