The Famous Grouse takes up residency for London Cocktail Week

famous grouse Apple Spice

The versatility of whisky in cocktails is to be demonstrated by the team of mixologists from Mixxit, the training arm of drinks company Maxxium.

They will be part of a residency by The Famous Grouse whisky at 15-16 Thomas Neal Centre in Covent Garden throughout London Cocktail Week from October 6 to 12.

Mixxit’s team of Wayne Collins, David Miles and Amanda Humphrey will be on hand to demonstrate how whisky provides a versatile base for a range of premium cocktails.

The Famous Grouse’s master blender Gordon Motion and his team will educate guests on the art of blending and how they create the same quality and flavour profile each and every time.

Bartenders will also be given an opportunity to blend, bottle and take home their own blended whisky.

Master classes are running on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday with sessions running from 4pm to 6pm and 7pm to 9pm daily. To book a space, email

The Famous Grouse serves available at the London Cocktail Week pop-up will be the Apple Spice (pictured) and the Famous Rhubarb Crumble as well as the simple serve of the whisky topped up with ginger ale and garnished with lime wedge.

Apple Spice

35ml The Famous Grouse
15ml Somerset cider brandy
25ml Lime juice
5ml Cinnamon syrup
5ml Gomme
Dash of orange bitters

Shake and serve in a rocks glass. Garnish with a dried apple slice.

The Famous Rhubarb Crumble

50ml The Famous Grouse
15ml Elderflower cordial
Dash Rhubarb bitters
Top with Appletiser

Serve in a highball glass filled with ice with a squeezed lime wedge.


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