Once upon a time it was said a world-famous model asked for a something that would ‘wake me up, and then fuck me up’ - and that’s precisely what she got from British mixologist Dick Bradsell. An influential mix of vodka, coffee liqueur and espresso. It’s safe to say that this concoction definitely did the trick.
Since the creation in the 80’s bartenders and mixologists alike have found new and intuitive ways to carry out this now well-known classic. And that’s exactly what we’ve done with these events. Lee Jones, our very own head mixologist has put together some fantastic tipples for your enjoyment. We will divulge in the history and complexity of this superior drink.
The event will be held on the 27th of July, a perfect Friday after work treat for you and your companions.So, what exactly will you receive?Let’s start off with a welcome drink, before you lose yourself in three different takes on the espresso martini.Each will be accompanied with some delightfully handmade truffles which will emphasise the flavours in both the coffee and the spirit.With our newly revamped roost, (the top floor of Smokestack) we will be selling more tickets this time around, 30 places are available.
These flew out last time so make sure you grab yours today for only £20 per person. You will receive a welcome drink on arrival, along with 3 espresso martinis, but we’re putting a spin on the classic. Let’s have a look at what spirits you will be indulging in on the evening…
Bullet Bourbon – A spicy, fruity American whiskey
Ron Zacapa – A sweet, bold and chocolatey Guatemalan rum
Ketel One – A light and delicate wheat based Dutch vodka.
Wait, there’s more. Ever wanted to enjoy an espresso martini in the comfort of your own home?Well, we can help with the goodie bag you’ll take home afterwards with everything you need to concoct your own creation.
So grab your tickets today and start off your weekend right with this very special event!