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Kraken Cocktail Competition

  • Yes Please Perth 182 James Street Northbridge, WA, 6003 Australia (map)

Do you have what it takes to stare down the beast from the depths, The Kraken itself?
Prove it.
Create an innovative Kraken cocktail and submit it between 9 July and 5 August 2018 to be in the running to win a first place $1000 cash prize…
And the notoriety of being the first, of course. 
The Loot
First Prize: 
$1000 cash (plus, you, your drink, and your bar will be promoted to Kraken’s legion of Australian social media fans)
Second Prize: 
$500 cash
Third Prize: 
Three limited edition Kraken ceramic bottles

The Conditions
Your competition entry drink must contain:
30ml-45ml of The Kraken Black Spiced Rum
No more than 60ml of spirits total
No more than six ingredients
(No, ice and garnishes are not ingredients)
No homemade ingredients
No competitor spiced rums or traditional rums
And don’t forget to give your drink a cool name – when you’re on stage in the final, you’ll have to explain the inspiration…
All entrants must be full-time bartenders, working in WA. 

Entries open 9 July, 9am, and close 5 August, midnight AWST. 

To enter you need to email a photograph of yourself with your cocktail, behind the bar of your venue, along with: cocktail name, recipe specs, method, glassware choice (FYI you’ll need two for the final), your name, the bar you work at, and your best contact number. Entries must be sent to:

Ten drinks will be chosen to compete in the final, held at Yes, Please Perth bar on 27 August, 2018. Entrants must be available on this night to compete, and must make their own way to and from the venue. Finalists will be notified via email and social media

Earlier Event: July 30
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Later Event: September 15
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