1st ever winners of 12th Ever Nog-Off

thnogoff_tstHistoric Arkansas Museum’s 12th Ever Nog Off was Friday, December 9.
The winners have been announced.
The Judges were: Alexia Elichiryof Vive la Vieradio and De Nux Distributors, LLC, Becky Falkowski of Downtown Little Rock Partnership and Amy Kelley Bell of South on Main. Their favorite nog was the Capital Hotel Eggnog by Matthew Dunn and Ben Edwards, The Capital Hotel
The nog that got the most votes from the public was also Capital Hotel Eggnog by Matthew Dunn and Ben Edwards, The Capital Hotel.

The Not Your Great, Great, Great Grandfather’s Eggnog Award (a nod to Nicholas Peay’s place in the family of longtime museum director Bill Worthen, who makes Peay’s recipe each year) is given to the best unconventional nog.  The public voted for St. Elizabeth’s Spiked Nog by Elizabeth Strandberg of Loblolly Creamery and Seth Barlow of O’Looney’s Wine & Liquor

Winners of 10th Ever Nog Off Announced by Historic Arkansas Museum

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People’s Choice Eggnog:
Capital Egg Nog 
Capital Chefs Matthew Dunn, Zach Pullam, Tyler Rogers and CBG Bartender David Cash
A drink one guest proclaimed, “Tastes like World Peace!” and another described as, “Liquid Christmas.”

Not Your Great, Great, Great Grandfather’s Eggnog
Firefly Chai Egg Nog
Matthew Cooper and Brian Townley, Cache Restaurant
Described as, “Nog, New Age-style” this nog had one guest exclaim, “To Die For!”

Tasters’ Choice
John Robert Jackson’s Eggnog
Bridget Fennell Farris

A nog so good, all our guest could write was, “Yes, this one, yesssssssssss”