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Drink to this: Twitter cocktail contest

Post by Sue Kidd / The News Tribune on Oct. 15, 2009 at 5:16 am | No Comments »
October 12, 2009 12:42 pm

I asked on the TNT Diner twitter account (@tntdiner) for Tacoma bars to email me drink recipes last week and I got an interesting reply: tweeted cocktail recipes from Hotel Murano (@hotel_murano), which is a frequent tweeter in the tweeta-verse.

I liked the idea so much, I thought I’d propose it here as a TNT Diner contest with a cocktail recipe book and a cookbook as prizes for the best cocktail tweets. Click “more” for details and to get the tweeted recipes from Hotel Murano.

It started with a tweet from Hotel Murano marketing guru Dina Nishioka (find her @dinanishioka on

My tweet: @hotel_murano @merende @PacificGrill @TheMixTacoma @DoylesPub @WoodysH2O @varsitygrill Need cocktail recipes for story. Have any? Pls email!

Dina’s tweets:

hotel_murano @tntdiner: 1st cocktail: Murano Blue: 2oz Hypnotiq, 2 oz MalibuRum, 1oz. BlueCuracao. Shake ice, strain in chill mart. gl, mara. cherry top.

hotel_murano @tntdiner 2nd cocktail: Kat’s Perf. Pucker: 2 ozPearVodka, 1.5oz ApplePucker, 1ozTripleSec, ice in Collinsglass. Fill pine juice, pine garn!

We had some funny exchanges via after that. And it made me think that we ought to do a Twitter cocktail contest. So, Tweeters, send us 140 character tweets about cocktails @tntdiner on You can tweet us a recipe, a review of a cocktail at a local bar, a cocktail tweet haiku, or anything about cocktails. Make sure you use @tntdiner in your tweet so we see your entry.

We’ll award our favorite tweet a cocktail recipe book and a cookbook.

Deadline for cocktail tweets is Oct. 26. I’ll publish all the cocktail tweets here.

And if you’re not following us already, find us on at @tntdiner.

Find the Murano Blue or Kat’s Perfect Pucker at:
Hotel Murano
Where: 1320 Broadway, Tacoma
Info: 253-238-8000 or website here

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