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We love cocktails, maybe a little bit too much, and Bristol has some amazing cocktail bars on offer! To celebrate the unique way in which Bristol blends them, Cocktails in the City has brought together some of Bristol’s best cocktail bars to host an evening dedicated to the wonderful world of cocktails!
If you haven’t heard about this amazing event yet, here’s the low down:
It’s the largest ever cocktail master class (I hope that’s, IN THE WORLD) and it will be held at St George’s Hall (that’s the grand looking concert hall just off Park St, towards Brandon Hill – don’t try and sneak in there at night to have a look inside- they don’t like it). It’s tomorrow, the 6th September, and there will be 11 bars, 300 cocktails enthusiasts and over 1,200 cocktails (and I plan on sampling all of them!). It’s going to be an amazing event! You can buy tickets for £20 here, or…
You can win a pair courtesy of It’s Just Nice!
All you have to do is tell us your most embarrassing cocktail realted story.
To get the ball rolling here’s some of ours:
My favourite cocktail bar in Bristol is Hyde & Co, it’s also one of the bars taking part in Cocktails in the City. It’s done up in the style of an old speak easy and is home to the very handsome bartender know to us as ‘the silver fox’. I was sat at the bar, with a friend, playing a nice game of gin face (stupid drinking game- basically you have to slam neat gin without pulling a face) and drinking delicious gin based cocktails (I like gin). It got to going home time and I couldn’t find my coat. I walked (stumbled) around the bar shouting at pretty much everyone, accusing them of stealing my coat. It wasn’t until ‘the silver fox’ came over and pointed out that I was holding my coat, the whole time, that I stopped.
I’m ashamed to say that my cringe worthy cocktail related story also unfolded in the glorious speak easy surroundings of Hyde and Co, and unfortunately, also feature ‘the silver fox’. After a few too many gin based cocktails (I also like gin – can see why Frankie and I get on?) I decided I needed to go outside to get some fresh air. After stumbling outside I somehow got a bit lost, and was discovered lurking in a door way by ‘the silver fox’, who very kindly brought me a glass of water and told my friends I needed to go home.
I’m even more ashamed to say that the taxi ride home that evening cost me £90. My usual fare home is about £15…I’ll leave it your imaginations as to why it cost me so much…
We’ll announce the winner of the first pair of tickets today, and the second pair tomorrow lunch time, so put your dignity to one side and tell us all the gory details of your cringiest cocktail induced stories!