Heritage Competition Rules 2024


Bartenders will be challenged to create a cocktail that honours the past while also incorporating modern techniques and ingredients, highlighting the  importance of balancing tradition and innovation in mixology.

Funkin Cocktails has been creating quality products for bartenders for +25 years, and we have evolved with our time, being the first cocktail company to become B-Corp certified and to have a wide range which includes purees, mixers, syrups and more recently, ready-to-drink solutions. Sustainability and Heritage are two of our core company values, we hope you can showcase both in your cocktail creation! 



    • Entry deadline: 1st August 2024
  • Finalists announced: 12th August 2024
    • Competition Final: 28th August 2024 



    The online submission must include the below information and requirements: 

    • Full name of the entrant 
    • Cocktail name
    • Full ingredients list including measurements and method of execution
    • Full method for homemade ingredient (if any) 
    • Glass and garnishes used
    • The story/idea behind the drink creation including what inspired you from the past, and how did you modernise it
    • A photo of the cocktail which can be used by the Funkin social media channels 
    • Competitors are to share their serve on social media with all given Funkin relevant hashtags and handles. (Hashtags: #FunkinCocktailsHeritage #FCH) 
    • Instagram: @FunkinCocktails 



    • Only one application per competitor will be considered 
    • Maximum 6 ingredients 
    • Entry must contain at least 35ml of any Funkin Cocktails Liqueur (samples available via the request form)
    • Only 1 homemade ingredient (excluding the garnish) is allowed 
    • No alteration can be made on the Funkin Liqueur  


    SHORT T&Cs

    By submitting an entry, you agree that: 

    • You are the creator of the entry.
    • The entry is original.
    • The entry does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or  publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party,  including any current or former employer, and does not defame  any person or identify any person by name or other identifying  information. 
    • The entry has not previously been entered in any other competition. 
    • Must be 18 years of age or older and work in the UK currently to enter or  win. No purchase is necessary to participate in the Contest. 
    • Entries must be in English. 
    • Entries must not allude to the over-consumption or irresponsible  consumption of alcohol. 
    • Entries that do not include all required information and do not adhere to the foregoing and following requirements will be considered void and  will not be considered in the judging of this contest.  
    • Entries that are deemed by the Sponsor in its sole discretion to be illegal, obscene, profane or not in keeping with Sponsor’s image will be  disqualified. 

    Full Terms & Conditions Available Here



    • Cocktail name  
    • Sustainability  
    • Inspiration/ Story 
    • Originality 
    • Replicability 
    • Appearance 
    • Taste



    1st: £1000 prize money (*available via bank transfer)

    2nd: £300 experience voucher 

    3rd: £100 prize money and set of 3 bottles from Funkin liqueur range 



    The final will be held in London on Wednesday 28th August at the Palm House Victoria (SW1E 5LB). The Judging Criteria on the day of the final will be the same as the entry requirements with the addition of one: Hospitality Skills. A copy of these criteria will be handed out to all Finalists on the day with the amount of points available. Each finalist will have to present 4 drinks of their chosen cocktail, one per judge (x3) and one for photography purposes in 8 min maximum.