Celebrating Manchester’s vibrant cocktail scene, Cocktails in the City 2013, the largest ever cocktail master class, returns to the grandiose surroundings of the Great Hall, Manchester Town Hall on 2nd May. With 18 bars, 600 cocktail enthusiasts and over 1,500 cocktails, this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever.
From 6pm – 10.30pm visitors will be able to enjoy food from the hippest operators in town Almost Famous, and enjoy the soulful sounds of Manchester’s finest Crazy P and Neil Diablo of El Diablos Social Club who will both be playing on the decks, as they make and shake delicious cocktails with Manchester’s finest bars and bartenders. The Great Hall will be hosting Manchester’s top bars with some exciting new additions including news bars such as Neighbourhood and The Liquor Store whilst The Lord Mayor’s Parlour is turning into a rum lover’s Tiki Paradise courtesy of The Liars Club, Keko Moku and Hula Tiki Lounge.
Leading Manchester drinks consultancy company The Liquorists will be entertaining and educating again in 2013 offering Enthusiast and Connoisseur ticket holders the chance to sip, savour and learn more about their favourite spirits, with six different brands included at each tasting. All visitors will be able to enjoy practical cocktail demonstrations on the main stage within the great hall whilst Cocktails in the City hosts will be on the floor entertaining and educating in unique and interesting ways. Last year 480 visitors made and enjoyed over 1200 cocktails. On the night you can purchase as many cocktails and as much food as you like (cash only mind), so don't fret if you're worried about not getting a good taste of the creations on offer. This event is going to be a epic celebration of some of Manchester's finest cocktails, cocktail bars and cocktail makers, so don't miss out and book your ticket now!
Mojo / Sandanista / Apotheca / The Liquor Store / Hula Tiki Lounge / Keko Moku / Neighbourhood / Almost Famous / The Liars Club / The Second Floor Harvey Nichols / Epernay / The Violet Hour / Cloud 23 & more to be revealed soon...