Jägermeister’s Meister Hunter Competition Returns

Win £3,000 cash by becoming the UK winner of this year’s Jägermeister Meister Hunter competition.

Returning for its second year the competition is evolving this year to allow wild card entries to join the invited bartenders at the regional heats across the country. The heats will consist of 10 bartenders and be held in London, Birmingham, Leeds and Edinburgh.

From these heats the top competitors will face-off in London at the UK final. The overall winner will be celebrating with £3,000 as well as becoming a member of the brand’s exclusive Hubertus Circle, and will enjoy a bespoke PR programme to raise their profile. Second and third place will also get £1,000 and £500 respectively.

The competition has been designed to challenge creativity, agility, skill, and depth of flavour and industry knowledge, the competition celebrates the versatility of Jägermeister and UK cocktail culture.

UK Brand Ambassador, Florian Beuren will again spearhead the challenge and has identified a range of categories for bartenders to explore as part of their entries including eggs, garden, herbs, beer, sodas, jams, orchard fruits and teas. This list represents current trend-leading flavours and just a short list of taste profiles that can complement and amplify the 56 different herbs, blossoms, roots and fruits from all over the world used to create Jägermeister.

So the cocktail must:

  • Contain at least 25ml Jägermeister or Jägermeister Manifest
  • Contain two items from the following categories: eggs, garden, herbs, beer, sodas, jams, orchard fruits or teas
  • Contain a citrus or sugar element
  • Contain an additional spirit of your choice

The specs for the drink should be sent to marketing@jaegermeister.co.uk don’t forget to include the name of the drink as well as the method not just a list of ingredients. A photo of the finished drink should also be attached.

‘We’re really excited to bring the Meister Hunter competition back for its second year. Last year was such a success, with the competition attracting entries far and wide of an incredible calibre from the UK’s best in bartending.’ Florian commented, ‘The addition of a wildcard for each region means we can also open this opportunity up to a wider range of bartenders so I’m really looking forward to seeing the entries come in and moving through to the next stages.’  

He isn’t the only one, BarLifeUK will be joining the judging panel for the heats and we are very excited to try the creations.

The deadline for entries is July 1st so don’t delay in getting your creative juices flowing, then you can sit back and start dreaming what you are going to blow £3K on.