Win €1000 or more….

1st Prize - Flights and Course fee to attend the highly acclaimed NEW IBA Traning Centre in Tallinn, Estonia in November 2016 or €1000.
a specially commissioned 'GOLDEN SHAKER AWARD"

Rules & Entry Details

  1. This competition is organised by the Bartenders Association of Ireland and Re'al Cocktail Ingredients.
  2. This competition is open to all bartenders working in the Republic of Ireland.
  3. To enter:
    • Competitors must post a photo of their cocktail & recipe on their facebook profile and share this in the Bartenders Association of Ireland facebook group (
    • Competitors must submit their recipe on the form below too (this is in case we miss your facebook post and to ensure we have your correct recipe for consideration by the jury).
    • Only the best 10 entries will be called to compete/perform in front of a live audience and be judged by our VIP Guest Simone Caporale.
  4. Entries will close on 28th July 2016. The best 10 entries will be announced on Friday 29th July.
  5. The aim of the competition is to find the most attractive looking and best tasting Re'al 'Fancy Cocktail' made by a professional bartender that has the ability to engage with the audience and work at the same time.
  6. All recipes must contain a minimum of 1.5cl Re'al Infused Syrup.
  7. Competitors are encouraged to implement a theme to their cocktail creation.
  8. Competitors are permitted to wear professional bar uniform or an outfit relating to their cocktail theme (costume, etc).
  9. A minimum of two alcohol ingredients and a maximum of four alcohol ingredients are permitted.
  10. A maximum of 7cl's of alcohol products are permitted in any one serving.
  11. There is no maximum number of ingredients but competitors should be mindful of the ability for others to replicate their drink.
  12. Homemade syrups are NOT permitted.
  13. Homemade infusions, tincture, bitters are permitted.
  14. Competitors are free to use any glassware or drinking vessel and must bring these to the competition.
  15. The use of side plates, trays or pedestals are permitted.
  16. All recipe become the property of BAI and Re'al Cocktail Ingredients.

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