By Sacha Delfosse

Ten of Perth's finest bartenders will battle it out on January 30 in The Renaissance cocktail competition, which will be held at Malt Supper Club.

The competition is being held in conjunction with Diageo and will centre on its premium vodka brands, Ketel One and Ciroc.

Competitors will have 5 minutes to make two drinks, a twist on a classic and a freestyle cocktail. They must use 30ml of Ketel One in one of their creations and 30ml of Ciroc in the other.

The winner will take home $500 in prize money, while the runner up will receive a bottle of Ketel One and Ciroc, and third place will get a bottle of Ketel One.

The ten finalists are – Simon Hough from Luxe, Phil Weber from Defectors, Mike de Vos from Cheeky Sparrow, Mitch Keane from Ezra Pound, Caitlyn Selkirk from Boulevard, Timmy Laferla from Malt Supper Club, Josh Best from The Aviary, Mariusz Ag from Must Wine Bar, Nicholas Lee from Purl Bar and Drew Cameron from Air Nightclub.

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