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Drinks Academy Live

NEW for 2019, take an exciting journey through the world of drinks with the Drinks Academy Live experience. Taste and learn about unusual spirits, botanical-led gins, plus the best mixers to reach for in search of the ultimate pairing for your taste buds. Dive into the world of rum or uncover a selection of non-alcoholic drinks in a mindful drinking session. 

See the 2019 highlights:

Timetable

Taking place daily Thursday - Sunday

11-11.30am Mindful Drinking
12-12.30pm Unusual Spirits
1-1.30pm World of Rum
2-2.30pm Negroni 100 Masterclass
3-3.30pm Gins, Tonics & Garnishes
4-4.30pm Gins, Tonics & Garnishes

 

Mindful Drinking

Mindful Drinking

Mindful drinking - bringing to life the new age of social drinking. Discover non and low ABV options and what to look for as well as ways to get involved with the movement and how best to use these products in everyday life. The session will cover a selection of styles of drinks, including a easy to make home cocktail serve.

Guests will be given a sample of each product throughout the session.

Unusual Spirits

Unusual Spirits

Unusual and interesting spirits from around the world. Break off form the norm, and go exploring the road less travelled and taste some of the more interesting spirits out there which you may have seen on the shelf, but never known the best way to enjoy.

Each guest will receive a taste of each showcased spirit with our recommended serve.

World of Rum 

World of Rum 

A widely drank spirit which is very much misunderstood at times. This is a journey through the different faces of the Rum world and how each type has its own special place in the drinks cabinet at home.  

Guests will receive a taste of each showcased rum as well as a range of suggested serves.

Campari Negroni 100 Class

Campari Negroni 100 Class

A celebration of 100 years of the Negroni serve. A bit of history about the drink and its contents, helpful tips and tricks for making the perfect at home serve as well as some different ways to enjoy.

This will be accompanied by a tasting of the Campari official pre-batch serve as well as a special twist that will be shown on stage.

Gins Tonics and Garnishes

Gins Tonics and Garnishes

G&T for the new age - with a consumer trend to craft and flavoured sodas, this class will go into detail about the different products available and how best to match them with different styles of gins alongside garnish recommendations to make the drink a little bit more special. We’ll also look at the growing use of bitters in the G&T serve.

Guests will be given a sample of each of the showcased serves.

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