Cocktail Competitions

Winning cocktail competitions is one of the fastest ways to become well known as a skilled bartender / mixologist. It can open the door to tons of career and consulting opportunities – from private consulting gigs to jobs as prestigious as brand ambassadorships.

We’ve put together a directory of upcoming cocktail competitions as well as a guide to help you win them – so you can – so you can take your career to the next level and win great prizes!



How to Win cocktail Competitions Guide

How to Win Cocktail Competitions

The ultimate guide to preparing a cocktail that gets you selected and creating a presentation that gets you the Grand Prize.

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List of Current Cocktail Competitions:

All of the following cocktail competitions are currently open for entry, so click to learn more and good luck!

The Mixt&pe Cocktail Competition

The Mixt&pe Cocktail Competition

Entry Deadline: March 31, 2017
Create a Copper & Kings American Brandy Music inspired cocktail and win a trip to Forecastle festival in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tales of the Cocktail® 2017 Official Cocktail Competition

Tales of the Cocktail® 2017 Official Cocktail Competition

Entry Deadline: May 1, 2017
Reimagine the martini for a chance at having their creation named the Official Cocktail of Tales of the Cocktail 2017

The Cold Irishman Competition

The Cold Irishman Competition

Entry Deadline: May 12, 2017
This competition is a search for the best innovative twist on the signature serve, “The Cold Irishman. “

World Adventure Cocktail Competition

World Adventure Cocktail Competition

Entry Deadline: June 1, 2017
Create an original that “breaks new ground” and embodies the Opihr spirit of the ‘Intrepid Explorer.’


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