Are you Canberra’s best bartender? This month, we’re launching a city-wide search to see who can create Canberra’s best cocktail.

OutInCanberra’s Spirit of the City cocktail competition is open to all bartenders (and bars) within the ACT. The premise is simple: create a cocktail that best captures the spirit of Canberra and your venue, send through the recipe and description, and throw it onto your bar’s list for a month.

Not only will your customers get to experience this seasonal delight, but the top three, as voted by the public, will create their concoctions in front of a buzzing crowd and judging panel at the Spirit of the City event in August (more details to come!).

We’ll be launching Spirit of the City at the ACT Australian Hotels Association ‘Awards for Excellence’ to be held at QT Hotel on Monday 17 July. As proud promoters of Canberra’s entertainment and hospitality industries, we’re really excited to see some of our best local talent on display across the competition.

To keep up to date, follow OutinCanberra on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat (@outincbr), and keep an eye out for #spiritofthecity.

Entries close Friday August 5, 9am.

Spirit of the City