Clerkenwell restaurant partners with drinks brands for showcase events

Clerkenwell brasserie and bar Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings is hosting a summer series exploring the world of various spirits, including tastings, with industry experts covering artisan cyder to Italian Grappa to whisky.

B&H: devising interactive sessions on the world of spirits
B&H: devising interactive sessions on the world of spirits

Running from May through to August, the venue will host interactive sessions featuring brands such as Fortaleza Tequila, Chartreuse, Plymouth Gin and Trois Rivieres.

The Plymouth Gin event will focus on the Best of British Gin, where guests will be taken thorugh the naval links, the origins and stories of one of the oldest distillieries in the world, whilst tasting a range of historic gins. 

Artisan hand-crafted cyders Brooks & Conquest will also feature, showcasing cyder craft revival and highlighting the history of the drink's production, while whisky expert Stefanie Holt will take guests on a tour of some of the best whiskies to be found from around the world. 

The evenings will kick-off with a welcome aperitif-style cocktail in the bar, before guests venture upstairs to the kitchen area for a tasty of the host spirit lead by an ambassador for the brand. Participants will then try their hand at cocktail making using the spirit being showcased that night.

The summer series is part of Bourne & Hollingsworth's 'The Handbook', a regular event inviting guests to an evening of spirit tasting. 

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