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15 Liverpool bars are coming together as Cocktails in the City returns for 2019
4 years ago
Cocktails in the City, is returning to Liverpool this June to host the ultimate summer cocktail party.
Following three sell-out events, Cocktails In The City will take place June 28th – 29th at one of Liverpool’s favourite venues, The Great Baltic Warehouse. Fifteen of city’s best bars will come together to host a ‘carnival of cocktails’, with two rooms of tantalising drinks and immersive experiences that are designed to enliven the senses.
Liverpool’s drink enthusiasts can choose from 30 original cocktails created exclusively for the festival by some of the city’s favourite bars including: Crazy Pedros; The Alchemist’s new venture, Aether; and Volpi, the new incarnation from the popular Filter + Fox. Each of the bars have partnered with a premium spirit brand to create show-stopping serves as they compete for votes from attendees to be crowned best bar.
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In addition to the unmissable drinks, cocktail lovers can enjoy a vibrant array of immersive experiences that include: a N100 Negroni Bar with Campari, celebrating 100 years of the Negroni; a raucous house party from the legends behind Bongo’s Bingo; a secret pop up bar from Berry & Rye and colour changing cocktails from Slingsby Gin and Eden. Tequila Patron have partnered with Red Door to create a sustainability-focussed pop-up to help the dwindling bee population.
Curious sippers can take a spirited journey through the Experimental Chamber, where they can enjoy in-depth tastings, blending sessions and food and drink pairing experiences.
The city’s best bars will be joined by street food vendors and live DJs from Liverpool Disco Festival.
Cocktails in the City have partnered up with Champagne Laurent-Perrier and Stylist Magazine to celebrate the ‘remarkable women’ of Liverpool’s hospitality industry. Guests can enjoy Champagne cocktails created by Liverpool’s leading female bartenders. Hannah Lodge of The Smuggler’s Cove and Nicola Ibberson & Erin Cass from The Alchemist and Bethany Parker of Petit Cafe Du Coin have created a collection of new drinks inspired by innovation, sustainability and low-sugar cocktails using Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé, Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée, and Laurent-Perrier Ultra Brut.
Andrew Scutts, founder of Cocktails In The City says:
“Following three sell-out events, we are delighted to be back in Liverpool to celebrate the city’s fantastic cocktail culture.
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“The festival is a must attend for any cocktail lover. This year will be a great mix of inventive cocktails and unforgettable experiences in an amazing atmosphere created by the best bars in Liverpool and some of the UK’s most iconic spirit brands.”
The full list of participating venues include: Aether, Berry & Rye, Bongo’s Bungalow, Ex-Directory, Red Door, Laurent-Perrier champagne bar, Volpi (the new incarnation of the ever popular Filter+Fox) and Pins the most exciting new addition to Liverpool’s increasingly popular bar and social games scene.
The full list of participating brands include: Campari, Ciroc, Jack Daniels, Laurent-Perrier, Lanique, Laphroaig Whisky, Patron Tequila, Pernod Ricard, Slingsby Gin and Smokehead Whisky.
Ticket Price: £12.50 includes first cocktail with all additional cocktails priced at £6.50.