Eight local establishments battled it out in the first annual contest to name the best Bloody Mary in the Northwoods. The contest took place Saturday morning during the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce Boom Lake Log Jam. Winners were selected in two categories. Northwestern Lounge picked up first place in both the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice. Congrats to all!
Judge’s Choice Bloody Mary contest winners. From left, third place, Russ Fisher, Fisher’s Resort; second place, Hext Theater; first place, Josh Biermeier, Northwestern Lounge. Judges are from left, Laurie Schlitt, from the YMCA of the Northwoods; Alex Young, City Council member; Ben Merritt, Coyote 93; Kaitlyn Howe, WJFW.
Pictured here are the People’s Choice winners. From left, third place, Mary Nelson from Rhinelander Cafe and Pub; second place, Russ Fisher, Fisher’s Resort; first place, Josh Biermeier, Northwestern Lounge and Dana DeMet, Director of the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce.