What do we do when there’s a nip in the air? We warm up with some gorgeous drinks.
First out of the drinks cabinet is Stauning Smoke Whisky – our pick for Bonfire Night, or any autumn/winter night for that matter. We follow that with an indulgent but dairy-free treat, Black Lines Oatnog.
Sterling in Manchester ticks all of the boxes that we look for in a bar that we want to hunker down in all winter: sexy lighting, plush leather seats, great service, good vibes, and onehelluva drinks and food list.
Our book choice is just the ticket for staving off the cold, it’s The Cocktail Edit – Everything you need to know about how to make all the drinks that matter by Alice Lascelles.
Then ahead of the Athens Bar Show next week we talk to Thanos Prunarus, owner of Baba au Rum and In Love Again to talk about the bar scene and warming hospitality in one of our favourite capitals in the world.
The Cocktail Lovers podcast, Episode 5, Season 4 – listen here!
What we’re mixing:
Benny & Hot
50ml Bénédictine D.O.M. liqueur
50ml hot water
Fresh lemon juice
Optional: lemon slice garnish
Add the Bénédictine to a heat-proof glass or mug, followed by the water just off the boil. Squeeze in a little lemon juice and stir. Garnish with lemon slice if using.
Catch up with all previous episodes of The Cocktail Lovers Podcasts:
The Cocktail Lovers theme music is by Travis ‘T-Bone’ Watson
Talking about the Athens bar scene with Thanos Prunarus
From the library…
What we’re tasting…
Where we’ve been…
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