THIS LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK, THE BUFFALO BOURBON EMPIRE IS BACK, AND WILL BE FILLED WITH EVEN MORE AMERICAN WHISKEY!!

THIS YEAR, WE ARE SETTING UP SHOP AT THE LOOKING GLASS COCKTAIL CLUB IN SHOREDITCH, AND HAVE TEAMED UP WITH ONE OF BOURBONS BEST FRIENDS, ANTICA FORMULA, AND THE REST OF THE VERMOUTHS FROM THE FRATELLI BRANCA DISTILLERIE.

JOIN US FOR A WEEK FILLED OF BOURBON, COCKTAILS AND VINTAGE VERMOUTH. WE HAVE DIFFERENT TASTINGS HAPPENING THROUGHOUT THE WEEK YOU CAN BE INVOLVED WITH, OR, YOU CAN SIMPLY JUST COME, RELAX, AND SIT AT THE BAR ENJOYING ONE OF THE BESPOKE COCKTAILS CREATED BY THE AMAZING TEAM BEHIND THE BAR.

I’M NOT SURE IF WE HAVE MENTIONED YET, BUT WE’LL HAVE OVER 50 BOURBONS AVAILABLE ON THE BAR. WANT TO BE ONE BE ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE TO TRY THE NEW 2017 ANTIQUE COLLECTION? WELL THIS IS YOUR CHANCE.

LOOKING GLASS COCKTAIL CLUB

49 HACKNEY ROAD, LONDON E2 7NX

2 – 7 OCTOBER, LONDON

SHOREDITCH’S LEADING COCKTAIL CLUB, A RELAXED INDUSTRIAL YET VINTAGE SPACE WHERE YOU CAN COME AND ESCAPE THE STREETS OF SHOREDITCH WITH INNOVATIVE COCKTAILS AND GREAT MUSIC VIBES.

STAY LATE INTO THE NIGHT AND EXPERIENCE OUR DARK SIDE; THIS HAVEN OF DEBAUCHERY WILL SEE YOU THROUGH UNTIL THE EARLY HOURS.

OUR APPROACH TO COCKTAILS ENCOMPASSES THE SIMPLE, THE CLASSIC AND THE WILDLY CREATIVE USING HOMEMADE BITTERS AND LIQUEURS TO FASHION A TAILOR MADE GLASS OF ‘AWESOME’. THE CREATIVE FORCES THAT ARE BEHIND LOOKING GLASS COCKTAIL CLUB HAVE BEEN STORY BOARDING FOR MONTHS, DESIGNING THE NEXT LEVEL OF PALATE SEDUCING COCKTAILS FOR IT’S CUSTOMERS. THE NEW MENU IS INSPIRED BY ALL OF OUR FAVOURITE CULT CLASSIC MOVIES. LAST ONE AT YOUR TABLE TO TAG THEM ALL PICKS UP THE BILL?

ABOUT LONDON COCKTAIL WEEK

London Cocktail Week is the biggest, most vibrant celebration of our capital’s fantastic cocktail scene. Each year 250 of the city’s best bars join together to serve discounted drinks, opening up the world of cocktails to more and more LCW pass holders.

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Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Buffalo Trace & Fratelli Branca Distillerie Tastings

As usual, we’ll be hosting intimate tastings every night hosted by one of our experts, using our very extensive range award winning whiskeys including, the highly anticipated 2017 Antique Collection. We’ll also feature drinks from the Fratelli Branca Distillerie.

  • Tuesday 2pm – Drew Mayville, Buffalo Trace Master Blender Trade Tasting

    Join Drew Mayville, the Master Blender from the Buffalo Trace Distillery as he takes us through whiskeys from the worlds most awarded distillery.

    Drew will talk and taste us through the diverse range which Buffalo Trace Distillery has on offer, including our straight bourbon, wheated bourbon and straight rye recipes. Learn everything you need to know about American Whiskey, plus be one of the first in the country to try a few expressions from the highly anticipated 2017 Antique Collection.

    Drew brings a vast amount of experience working in the whiskey industry so is sure to be able to answer any questions.

    Tickets are £5 but are refundable on the door for people who attend.

  • Wednesday 2pm – Vintage Antique Cocktail Tasting with Buffalo Trace and Fratelli Branca.

    Join us for a truly amazing experience as we delve into the history of two world renowned distillery’s, the Buffalo Trace Distillery and the Fratelli Branca Distillerie, which together have created some astounding cocktails.

    Nicola Olianas, Global Brand Ambassador for Fernet Branca, will be on hand to discuss the vast history of the distillery, as we taste through some vintage vermouth dating back to the 1950’s. Alongside Nicola will be the team from the Buffalo Trace Distilllery, who will be making cocktails with the boys from Bryant and Mack, Edinburgh, using whiskeys from the highly acclaimed Antique Collection.

    This is not to be missed, and spaces are very limited.

  • Thursday 1pm

    Join the Global Brand Ambassador of Antica Formula, Nicola Olianas, as he entertains the lucky group on the extensive range of vermouths and aperitifs from the Fratelli Branca Distillerie including Antica Formula and Fernet Branca. Nicola brings a wealth of knowledge and charisma for an afternoon not to be missed!

    Book your spot today.

  • Thursday 3pm

    Join the team from the Buffalo Trace Distillery as we take you through whiskeys from the worlds most awarded distillery.

    We’ll talk and taste through the diverse range which Buffalo Trace Distillery has on offer, including our straight bourbon, wheated bourbon and straight rye recipes. Learn everything you need to know about American WHiskey, plus be one of the first in the country to try a few expressions from the highly anticipated 2017 Antique Collection.

    Whiskeys Tasted:

    Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, Pappy Van Winkle 15yr, Sazerac 18yr, William Larue Weller, George T Stagg.

    Book your spot today.

On top of all of this bourbon, we’ll have a large range for vintage vermouths from the Fratelli Branca Distillerie.

Dating back to the 1950’s, there are expressions from each subsequent decade. Making cocktails out of these vermouths would cost silly money in a lot of venues around town, not here however, they are here for people to come an experience this amazing Italian product. The Fratelli Branca Distillerie has a very long line of history, and we are fortunate enough to be able to share just a small aspect of it.