Eight Consecutive Events
At the Royal Academy of Arts
Inspired by the creative energy of 1950’s New York
Inspired by the paintings, the materials, the theory and the technique used by the Abstract Expressionist we created cocktails for the series served from an authentic speakeasy bar.
Van Wees Three Corners gin and yuzu liqueur shaken with homemade Gewürztraminer and lime cordial, served straight up freezing cold
Sloe Ginger Mule
Wheated Bourbon whisky, pressed lime and a touch of sloe gin, served over rock ice in a copper mug and charged with homemade ginger beer, seasoned with Aztec mint and fennel, served in s copper mug
1615 Peruvian Mosto Verde Torontel Pisco stirred over ice with a hint of orange muscat wine and Contratto Rosso vermouth, seasoned with lavender rose bitters and served on the rocks, garnished with Peruvian marigold
A slightly effervescent autumn blend of 5 year old Marolo Grappa di Moscato Apres and Van Wees Amsterdamsche Old Genever, camomile liqueur, Moscato D’Asti wine and a touch of citrus, seasoned with Contratto Americano Rosso and lavender-rose bitters, served over botanical infused ice cubes
Our loyal partner Rocket created a food offering ranging from a canape menu incorporated with US flavours and influences, and a Deli stall inspired by the artisan producers of New York served hand sliced meats and cheeses.
THE END RESULT
2000 DISTINGUISHED GUESTS
“SPEAK EASY” DRINKS, INSPIRED BY THE ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM ERA
A UNIQUE ART AND CULINARY FUSION