Runamok New Flavor Contest 2022

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Runamok New Flavor Contest

Thanks for playing!

The ballots are tallied, the numbers are crunched, and the results are in…
the winner of our 2022 New Flavor Contest is:


Our R&D experts have been hard at work in the flavor lab to bring your top choice to fruition…
Thank you to Rachel M. and Jenna H. who each earned prizes for nominating the winning flavor. Congratulations to Katherine M., the winner of our grand prize – a year of Runamok’s Bottle of Month Club.
Finally, thank you to everyone who participated in nominations and voting rounds for this contest. Your input is greatly appreciated and your creativity is inspiring. We had over 700 great flavors submitted, so it’s possible you haven’t seen the last of some of our other runner-ups… but first, Pineapple!


Maple Madness, Cocktail Craze, Honey Hysteria – get in on the action!

We received over 700 nomination submissions for our new flavor contest. After much deliberation, our flavor experts have narrowed it down to the top 16 contenders to battle it out head-to-head for the winner, which will become a new Runamok limited release.

Round One Bracket

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Round One Recap: Bacon Spice Maple, as expected, is onto the next round; Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate Maple Syrup came out on top in a buzzer beater over Tequila Barrel Aged Maple Syrup; and Apricot Honey won by a wide margin in a truly shocking upset over S’more Maple Syrup. All in all, eight flavors are moving on to the next round. 


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Round Two Recap: Really great flavor nominations have led to some exceptionally close matches in round two of our new flavor tournament. Bacon Spice Maple Syrup, Salted Caramel Infused Maple Syrup, Pineapple Upside-Down Maple Syrup, and Earl Grey Honey are all moving on to the round of four. Thank to everyone who let us know which flavor they would like to see come out on top!


Round Three Recap: The results are in for the semi-final round of our new flavor contest. Bacon Spice Infused Maple and Earl Grey Infused Honey are out. Salted Caramel and Pineapple Upside-Down maple syrups are on to the championships. We did not see this coming, people. It is going to be one nail-biter of a final matchup… stay tuned!


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Round Four Recap: We have a true cinderella story on our hands here, folks. After a tight first match and barely squeaking by in the second round against Apricot Infused Honey (51% to 49%), Pineapple Upside-Down Maple Syrup has taken the cake, if you will, against Salted Caramel Infused Maple to become our new Runamok Limited Release Flavor. Hooray!


From March 02 – March 10, we crowd-sourced your best suggestions for a new flavor of maple syrup, cocktail mixer, bitters, or honey. We were blown away by the response and received over 700 nominations! Now, the flavor experts on our Research and Development team have narrowed it down to a bracket of top 16 contenders who will face off in head-to-head contests – and you get to vote for who advances to the big time. Voting tips off on March 13, and bracket rounds will advance until a final winner is announced on April 04. The winning flavor will be available for pre-order at the end of the tournament, and our flavor alchemists will get to work bringing this to life for a limited run later this year. One lucky participant will win our grand prize – a year of Runamok maple syrup – and plenty of other sweet prizes will be awarded along the way!

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Our skilled team of flavor alchemists could bring your nomination to life using the best ingredients nature has to offer!


Open Flavor Nominations:
Tuesday, March 01 – Thursday, March 10, 2022

Bracket Announcement:
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Voting Rounds:
Round 1 (Round of 16): Sunday, March 13 – Friday, March 18, 2022
Round 2 (Round of 8): Saturday, March 19 – Thursday, March 24, 2022
Round 3 (Round of 4): Friday, March 25 – Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Round 4 (Round of 2): Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 03, 2022

Winner Announced: Monday, April 04, 2022


See the complete contest terms and conditions here.

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