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Dec 2021

 

10 Must-Try Christmas Tipples

Who doesn’t love a themed cocktail in the festive season?!

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The more Christmassy the better right? Well you’re in luck because some of our awesome BCW venues are shaking up a storm this month with some super seasonal specials. Here are our Birmingham must-try cocktails for Christmas 2022.

Venue: Ikigai at 1000 Trades
Cocktail: Wagashi

Green Tea Infused Roku Gin – Matcha Cream Liqueur – Rice Starch Syrup – Black Walnut Bitters – Nutmeg

Named after a traditional Japanese Christmas gift, this cocktail is creamy and delicious. The Ikigai version of Eggnog and we are here for it!


Price: £9

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Venue: The Pineapple Club
Cocktail: Alpine Hot Chocolate

Alpine Botanical Liqueur – Five Farms Irish Cream Liqueur – Chocolate Quarter Hot Chocolate

A luxurious festive twist on a hot chocolate, made using locally made, award winning Chocolate Quarter hot chocolate. Independent businesses collaborating to make the perfect winter warmer? Pass us another!


Price: £8.50

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Venue: Bank
Cocktail: Xmas Tree Bramble

Raspberry & Blackberry Infused Bombay Sapphire Gin – William Fox Pine Syrup – Lemon – Rosemary

Bank describe this Christmas special as a ‘festive surprise with a hint of fruit’. The perfect winter pick me up if you ask us.


Price: £8.95

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Venue: Gaucho
Cocktail: Butterscotch BonBon

Grey Goose Vodka – Butterscotch Schnapps – Limoncello – Lemon Juice – Vanilla

A faultless festive dessert cocktail that seamlessly blends limoncello with smooth butterscotch. A very special tipple, and one that is perfect for sipping after dinner.


Price: £12.50

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Venue: Grain & Glass
Cocktail: Mr Robert Roy

Glenlivet 12 – Lillet Rouge – Angustura Bitters – Maraschino Cherry

A fabulously boozy, festive treat. You’ll enjoy notes of chocolate, maraschino cherry and black forest gateaux. An excellent warmer for those dark, wintery nights!


Price: £8

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Venue: Canal House
Cocktail: Frangipane Daiquiri

Avallen Calvados – Appleton Estate Reserve Blend Rum – Almond Syrup – Apple Juice – Citrus

We’ll keep this one simple. Christmas cake, in a glass. Just delicious.


Price: £7.95

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Venue: Hotel du Vin
Cocktail: Festive Cinnamon Old Fashioned

Woodford Reserve – Cinnamon Syrup – Bitters

A classic cocktail with a festive twist. The kind of Christmas drink you sip with joy by an open fire after a day of frantic Christmas shopping or some kind of snowball fight.


Price: £10

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Venue: The Florence
Cocktail: Frost Bite

Vodka – Blue Curacao – Pineapple – Cream Coconut – Coconut Flakes

If you’re the kind of cocktail lover that prefers a beach holiday to a snow day, this one is for you. Looks like Christmas, tastes like holiday happiness!


Price: £8.50

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Venue: Harvey Nichols
Cocktail: Spiced Rum Punch

Plantation Rum – Orange Juice – Cranberry Juice – Cinnamon Syrup – Lime Juice – Angostura Bitters – Grenadine

A festive spiced cocktail that really packs a punch in flavour. The orange and cranberry provide plenty of sweetness but are beautifully balanced by the fresh lime and Angostura bitters.


Price: £9.50

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Venue: Dirty Martini
Cocktail: Christmas Martini

Absolut Vodka – Winter Syrup – Cranberry – Egg White – Citrus – Candy Cane

If you haven’t got a photo on your instagram of you and a cocktail with a candy cane garnish, have you even done Christmas? A bright, fresh and fruity festive treat.


Price: £9.50

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So there you have it, 10 Christmas delights that are not to be missed. All on sale now. Enjoy! Remember, if you’re looking for the perfect gift for a cocktail lover, our #BCW2022 Christmas Gift Vouchers are on sale now.

 

 

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Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is an annual long weekend dedicated to celebrating the best of the city’s bar scene. Now in it’s 8th year, #BCW is Birmingham’s largest and best loved cocktail festival.

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is a trading name of Living For The Weekend Ltd.
Company No: 10982589

© 2022

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