The 2020 Do-Over at Pete’s

Cocktail #6 on our Countdown to 21 is the 2020 Do-Over from Pete’s on Johnston.

The 2020 Do-Over at Pete’s

Pete’s restaurant in the MidCity part of Lafayette is the official watch site for the University of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns and has been a Lafayette tradition for more than 50 years!

The locally-owned, family-friendly restaurant has long been a gathering spot for sports fans and with more than 20 high-definition televisions and a relaxed atmosphere it isn’t hard to see why.

We wanted to see what’s new at the classic Lafayette eatery, so we stopped by and met bartender Al Lane who told us about Pete’s 2020 Do-Over cocktail made with mint leaves, lime, simple syrup, pineapple juice, JT Meleck Vodka, and topped with Sprite.

Al Lane makes our 2020 Do-Over

The drink was originally called the Summer Reset but for obvious reasons Pete’s decided to rename it!

We asked Lane what her favorite drink to make for friends is and she told us, “Mojito because they make a good presentation” and “French 75 because I love gin and know that gin lovers will enjoy it!”

We can’t think of a better way to toast to better days ahead than with a 2020 Do-Over. Head over to Pete’s on Johnston to enjoy one for yourself and be sure to check out our video of Lane making the cocktail below!

About JT Meleck’s Countdown to 21

This December, we embarked on a journey that took us across the state to 21 Louisiana-owned restaurants and bars serving JT Meleck Vodka. At each location, we documented a signature cocktail from their menu to come up with a list of 21 cocktails to help us count down the days to 2021. Beginning Friday, December 11, 2020, we’ll be featuring a different restaurant and cocktail each day on the JT Meleck website and posting it on our Facebook and Instagram feed.

We want to invite everyone to count down the days to 2021 with us and participate in our Countdown to 21 contest on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to win a grand prize trip for two to our distillery in Branch, Louisiana — with complementary overnight stay at a nearby lodging location, dinner at a local restaurant, and transportation between the distillery and your hotel!

To participate in the Countdown to 21 contest, we’re inviting everyone to get creative and post a picture of themselves on Facebook and/or Instagram enjoying one of the 21 cocktails we’re featuring using the hashtag #jtmeleck and tagging JT Meleck Distillers in the post.