Last updated on [September 2021]

The Coffee Cocktail Challenge Presented by Steve The Bartender & Mr Black Promotion

Terms and Conditions

By submitting an entry to this promotion, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.

This promotion is being run by Steven Roennfeldt t/a Steve the Bartender (ABN 50489315466) of [49 Chandlers Hill Road, O’halloran Hill, SA, 5158] and Mr Black Spirits (ABN 68165958190) of Level 1, 275 Clarence St, Sydney NSW 2000 (“we“, “us” or “our”).

When can you enter?

The promotion starts at 29th September 2021 and ends on 16th November 2021 (“promotion period“).

  • Entries open 29th September until 12th October [11:59pm Pacific Time (PT)]
  • Voting open 13th October until 27th October [11:59pm Pacific Time (PT)]
  • Winner(s) announced 16th November

Who can enter?

Entry is open to people over the legal drinking age in their country of residence and reside in the following countries: Australia, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic. Our officers, employees or contractors and other companies associated with the promotion, and their immediate families are not eligible for entry. Competition is not open to residents of Rhode Island, USA.

Ownership and usage of content

By entering this promotion, you warrant and represent that all photographs, videos, and write-ups you post in conjunction with this promotion are your own original work, do not infringe upon any copyright, invade any right of privacy, contain any defamatory, libellous or slanderous material, or violate any other right of any person or entity, and are not otherwise contrary to law.

By entering the promotion, entrants grant the organisers a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to reproduce, display, distribute, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media or product now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, commercial, publicity, exhibition or archival purposes. The organisers will not be required to seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.

For any photograph or video submitted in which a person is recognisable, any liability for claims of mis-use of that image shall lie upon you and not the organisers of the event. You warrant that any person depicted in any image or video submitted to us has granted you approval to submit the image.

How do you enter?

To enter the promotion, you must during the promotion period:

  • Visit the competition website at https://coffeecocktail.com.au (“Website”);
  • Submit an original cocktail recipe including Mr Black as an ingredient, ensuring it does not contain more than a total of 120mL of liquor, (the “entry recipe”) and accompany the recipe with a photograph of the cocktail; and
  • complete all of the required sections on the entry form including agreeing to receive marketing materials from Mr Black and Steve the Bartender.

Multiple entries per person are accepted on the provision that all conditions are met each time and entries are substantially different.

Incomplete, indecipherable or illegible entries will be deemed to be invalid. We may also disqualify entries that do not comply with these terms and conditions.

Your entry must not contain offensive or defamatory comments, breach any law or infringe any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.  You grant us a royalty free, perpetual and irrevocable licence to use, modify, adapt and publish your entry. In particular, we may use your entry for promotional and marketing purposes, and create content re-creating the recipe.

In the event two recipes are the same, the one that was submitted first will be accepted.

Judging of entries

5 x semi finalists will be selected by the Mr Black judging panel. An additional 5 x semi finalists will be selected via public voting (public voting opens 13th October 2021 and 27th October 2021 [11:59pm Pacific Time (PT)]

The final winner will be selected from the 10 semi finalists via a judging panel consisting of judges selected by Mr Black Spirits. Each cocktail will receive a combined score based on taste, presentation,  and creativity. The cocktail that receives the highest combined score from the judging panel will be announced the winner of the grand prize.

Note, this is a game of skill only and chance plays no part in determining the winners.

The judge’s decision is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

The prizes

  1. Grand Prize
    Ultimate Bartender Meets Barista Pack (Total Value: $2,450 USD)
  2. Breville Dual Boiler Espresso Machine
    ii. Yama Cold Drip Tower
    iii. Birdy by Erik Lorincz Bar Kit
    iv. Mr Black Merch Pack
    v. 6 x Hand Blown Japanese Cocktail Glasses from Kimura Glass
    vi. The winning cocktail to be featured on thirstymag.com, SteveTheBartender YouTube, Mr Black Instagram and YouTube
  3. Second Prize
    Runner Up Prize (Total Value: $800 USD)
  4. Birdy by Erik Lorincz Bar Kit
    ii. Mr Black Merch Pack – includes tote, ice stamp, bottle pin, beanie, and jacket
    iii. 6 x Hand Blown Japanese Cocktail Glasses from Kimura Glass
  5. Semi Finalists (2nd-8th)
  6. Mr Black Merch Pack ($164 USD) – includes tote, ice stamp, bottle pin, beanie, and jacket

Prizes are not exchangeable, transferable or redeemable for cash. Prizes will be sent to the Winners’ provided delivery addresses at no cost to the Prize winner.

Notification of the winners

Each winner will be notified by email on completion of the promotion. The winning cocktails will also be published on the website.

Use and disclosure of your information

We may use and disclose the information you provide in submitting an entry on the terms and for the purposes set out in our Privacy Statement, and as required to conduct this promotion, which may include disclosing that information to prize suppliers. The Privacy Statement is available at https://coffeecocktail.com.au/privacy-policy/

If you would like to access or correct the personal information that we hold about you, you should contact us via email, iam@stevethebartender.com.au

Supply of an alternative prize

If we are unable to provide a winner with a prize (or part of a prize), we will supply an alternative prize (or part of a prize) of similar monetary value.

If a prize is not claimed

If a prize has not been claimed by 01/03/2022 it will be distributed at our absolute discretion.

Suspension, cancellation, modification or termination of the promotion

If for any reason beyond our reasonable control, we are not able to conduct the promotion as anticipated, we may suspend, modify, terminate or cancel the promotion unless to do so would be prohibited by law.

The contest and these Terms & Conditions will be governed, construed, and interpreted under laws of Australia. Entrants agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions and by the decisions of Steve the Bartender, which are final and binding in all respects. Steve the Bartender and Mr Black Spirits reserves the right to change these Terms & Conditions at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend, cancel, postpone or extend the contest or any entrant’s participation in the contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorised human intervention or other causes beyond the Organiser’s control affect the administration, security or proper play of the contest or Steve the Bartender otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the contest as planned. Entrants who violate or fail to comply with these Terms & Conditions, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the contest, tamper with the operation of the contest, or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Steve the Bartender or its partners, the contest or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Steve the Bartender’s sole discretion), are subject to disqualification from entry into the contest. If you have any questions about these Terms & Conditions or the contest, please email them to iam@stevethebartender.com.au

Liability excluded

To the extent permitted by law, we will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the promotion including a prize or the taking of a prize. We accept no responsibility for any tax liabilities that may arise from winning a prize.