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Northside Cocktail Competition

In collaboration with Tequila Calle 23, Applejack was delighted to present The Northside Cocktail Competition

We were excited to host the inaugural Northside Cocktail Competition at SoCal Neutral Bay to celebrate National Tequila Day on 24th July, 2023.

Event Details
Date: Monday, 24 July 2023
Location: SoCal, 1 Young Street Neutral Bay

5pm – 6pm: Calle 23 Tequila Masterclass
6pm – 8.30pm: Competition
8.30pm – 11pm: Industry Party ~ friends, family & work peeps all welcome

A free drink was included on arrival + $10 margies & $3 tacos all night!


The evening was filled with shaking, stirring, and straining as bartenders from across the North Shore and Northern Beaches competed for the title of Northside Cocktail Champion, where creativity, skill, and passion for mixology was on full display.

The stage was set, and the quest for the Northside Cocktail Champion began—only the best claimed the crown.

8 contestants from restaurants and bars across the North put on a show.  Finally with Josh Estreich from RAFI Sydney taking home the W!