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2014 Best Cocktails in America: Brewberry

Not only has America’s love for cocktails grown tremendously in recent years, so has the skill of those who prepare them. Restaurant Hospitality’s editorial staff selected 29 top cocktails prepared by mixologists around the country. See all winners >>

Category: Beer & Wine

Restaurant: Paramour, Wayne, PA

Creator: Steven Gullo, sommelier/beverage director

Inspiration: To tap into the trend of using craft beers in cocktails.

Key Ingredients: Sly Fox Royal Weisse, Chambord, blueberry puree, agave nectar, lemon juice

Price: $13

What the Judges Said: “As a whole, we’re not big fans of wheat beer, but it’s a perfect vehicle for this berrylicious summer cocktail. Gullo made a smart move by putting this beer cocktail in a snifter, which elevates it to a level that can command a $13 price. He takes it over the top by swirling blueberry puree in the foam. It’s an elegant way to bridge the gap between two worlds.”

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TAGS: Drink Trends
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