The snow has started to arrive, the gloveless fingers are being frozen. It’s time to realise that it’s not getting any warmer. So why not look at cocktails suitable for winter, I’ve mentioned the Hot Apple Gin with Beefeater Winter but how about something with a bit more depth. The Purl.
It’s Sunday and it’s time for London Cocktail Week to draw to a close. I’ve been lucky enough to spend the last few days checking out what has been going on, and this is just a quick recap of some of the highlights of my trip.
Hendrick’s put on a stunning show, transforming an old petrol station into a tranquil haven in Clerkenwell. In a private event, ‘The Quintessential Anthology of Gin’, myself and some fellow companions were able to taste Hendrick’s in all it’s parts. From the carterhead still product, along to Hendricks at 80%ABV and even a sneaky tasting of Battersea Cordial!
The Zacapa seminar with Lorena Vasquez, the master blender, was a great delight and was followed by Glen Hooper talking about reviving the digestif with Rum.
Calling those cocktail loving fashionistas. You know about Purl, and you know that Fashion’s Night Out is coming up on September 8th. You do know that right? What you might not know, is that as part of the night DKNY Jeans are hosting a pop-up bar, with music from New Young Pony Club, Alan Pownall, [...]
We paid a visit to Purl, London the other weeks. Take a look at the review of Purl.
The venue itself feels cosy, when you walk in you might just assume it’s a tiny bar, with just two seats at the bar and a few comfy chairs. Yet go explore and you’ll find hidden away snugs, a piano, old curiosites and posters and bookshelf wallpaper.