A Shade of Grey

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


An exotic Shade of Grey

We won’t say if we’ve dipped into the pages of the bestselling Fifty Shades trilogy. What we will share is that the latest in the series features some shenanigans in “a suite at Brown’s Hotel near Piccadilly” and rather cleverly, the bar team at Brown’s have created a cocktail (no sniggering at the back please) to recreate the passion in E. L. James’ steamy book…

Snuggle up in ‘the naughty corner’ of the Donovan Bar, check out the risque black-and-white photographs adorning the walls and order  ‘A Shade of Grey’. It even looks sexy. Combining Chase vodka, Akashi plum sake infused with chilli, fresh passion fruit and lemon juice it’s served with a tempting Lady Grey macaroon on the side.

The Donovan Bar, Brown’s Hotel, Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BP. T: 020 7493 6020. thedonovanbar


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The Cocktail Lovers are Mr G and Ms S, a man and a woman who share a passion for cocktails. (We also happen to be married, so we’re cocktail lovers in more ways than one…)


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