Leeds bars to come together for a ‘Cocktail Experience’


Leeds Cocktail Experience

Bars from around Leeds will be coming together in October to create a “cocktail lover’s paradise” in the city centre.

The Leeds Cocktail Experience will debut on Friday October 14 at events space Aspire, with drinks served up alongside food, glamourous décor, masterclasses and entertainment across three themed rooms.

It will showcase 13 bars and their cocktails including The Alchemist, Pintura, The Botanist, The Maven, The Brotherhood, Manahatta, Malmaison, Revolucion de Cuba, Oracle, SkyLounge, The Hedonist Project, and Sandinista.

They will be supported by leading spirits brands including Ketel One vodka, Tanqueray No Ten gin, Bulleit Bourbon, Bombay Sapphire gin, Patrón tequila, Havana Club rum, Bacardi rum, Cîroc vodka, Ron Zacapa, Don Julio tequila, Death’s Door spirits, and Gosling’s Rum plus a VIP area with Grey Goose vodka.

Described as a “hedonistic evening of pure decadence”, it has been created by Hairy Lemon and Pink Gorilla, specialists in PR, marketing and events, based in Leeds.

Jordan Odu, director of Pink Gorilla, said: “After years of creating, promoting and hosting some of the biggest and best events in the city and beyond, we decided it was our turn to take centre stage.

“The Leeds Cocktail Experience is a culmination of everything that Hairy Lemon and Pink Gorilla have achieved and experienced working with so many different clients in the lifestyle and leisure sector.

“It’s a fantastic opportunity to showcase the best that Leeds has to offer by throwing one amazing party!”

Tickets for the event are priced at £15, which includes two cocktails, with additional drinks available for £5 each. VIP tickets are priced at £25, which includes a welcome drink plus two additional cocktails and access to the Grey Goose VIP room. Tickets are limited to 750 places and are available to buy at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-cocktail-experience-leeds-tickets-26919763738.

For more information, visit www.thecocktailexperience.co.uk.

Full list of bars and drinks brands
The Alchemist – Ketel One
Maven – Tanqueray No Ten
Brotherhood – Bulleit Bourbon
Pintura – Death’s Door
The Botanist – Bombay Sapphire
Manahatta – Patrón
Malmaison – Havana Club
Revolucion de Cuba – Bacardi
Oracle – Cîroc
SkyLounge – Ron Zacapa
The Hedonist Project – Don Julio
Sandinista – Gosling’s
VIP Area – Grey Goose

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