POSTED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 2:00am
UPDATED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 5:57pm
Louisiana — With its Bayou Rum heading to store shelves for June, Louisiana Spirits LLC has launched an Inaugural Toast Facebook contest. To enter, write a few short words (250 character max) toasting to the magnificence that is Louisiana and what its spirit means to you.
Submit your toast to the “Spirit of Louisiana,” by visiting www.facebook.com/bayourum  and clicking on the contest button before May 9, 2013. Additional details are also available at http://bayourum.com/2013/04/bayou-rum-launches-inaugural-toast-contest/ . Entries will be voted on by Facebook friends and 10 lucky winners will be among the first to taste Bayou Rum on May 23rd as VIP Launch party guests at L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles. The prize package includes a free night stay, VIP concert seats, commemorative items and more. Even if you don’t “raise your glass” and submit a toast, you can still vote for your favorites.
“Our brand new spirit, Bayou Rum, handcrafted from the finest Louisiana sugar cane, is ready to be shared with the world. We’ve created this Facebook contest to celebrate both our state’s rich spirit and our cultural mantra to live life to its fullest and have fun along the way. We can’t wait to meet the folks that create the top toasts to the spirit of our great state, and we’re thrilled they’ll be among the first to taste Bayou Rum, the Spirit of Louisiana™!” Trey Litel said.
Bayou Rum’s Inaugural Toast launch party will also feature a famous musical group performing at the first Liquid Society Party by the Pool event of the season. Everyone at the event will get a taste from the first delivery of Silver BAYOU Rum, fresh from the company’s new distillery just down 1-10 in Lacassine. A total of Ten Grand Prizes will be rewarded. Winners will receive a VIP stay at to help celebrate the inaugural toast for Bayou Rum on May 23, 2013. Winners will be the top ten toasts that get the most votes on the Bayou Rum Facebook Contest page and everyone can follow along and share their favorite toasts. The prize package and official rules are available here: http://bayourum.com/bayou-rum-inaugural-toast-contest-official-rules/ . For tickets and concert information, visit Ticketmaster.