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Flor De Caña Sustainable Cocktail Challenge 2023

L.O.C.A.L

By Andrea Marseglia

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LAND
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CHANGE
ADAPT
LEARN
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50ML

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FLOR DE CANA 12YR

The world's first ever Carbon Neutral liquor brand. Flor De Caña have multiple initiatives in place to ensure sustainable practices and a greener future.

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Not only is Flor De Caña a global leader in sustainability practices, but they also produce incredibly delicious rums. Flor De Caña 12 is a well-rounded and full bodied rum, with notes of wood & vanilla, accentuated by the other cocktail ingredients. 

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12.5ML

Cocoa Husk Liqueur

Made from the husk of the cocoa bean. The husk is the most wasted part of the cocoa bean - for every ton of chocolate made, ten tons of cocoa husk are thrown away!

30ML

Single Vineyard Syrah Verjuice

A collaboration our favourite local winemaker to use verjuice - made from grapes that would otherwise be thrown away.

12.5ML

Dandelion & Mallow Root Caramel

Foraged beside a local train track. Mallow & dandelion are considered to be weeds, even though they have fantastic flavour profiles.

Beeswax Cup

Created by a local charitable organization 'Hohepa' which supports persons with disabilities and gives them employment and livelihood.

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Benefits

LOCATIONS OF INGREDIENTS

Local Chocolatier

1.8km

Cacao Husk
Syrah Verjuice

Linden Estate Vineyard

18km

Dandelion &
Mallow Root

Train Track

1.4km

Beeswax

Hohepa

300m

CARBON NEGATIVE

89 Trees planted to neutralize the travel for the Flor De Caña Sustainable Cocktail Challenge

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How we calculated the CO2 Emissions

These calculations take into account

1x Return Flight to Auckland

2x Return Flight to Sydney inc. layover

2x Return Flight to Nicaragua inc. layovers

1x Return Flight to Japan inc. layover

Car travel to Airports & Accommodation

Hotel Accommodation

While this calculation is for 59 trees, we planted an additional 30 trees to include any food & additional emissions generated during the Flor De Cana competition

LAND OF CHANGE, ADAPT & LEARN

- Change your current practices to more sustainable alternatives

- Adapt to seasonality and what your loval community provides

- Learn how to forage for your own ingredients and from your community

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