Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a week dedicated to pretty umbrella topped drinks? From sipping new cocktails at popular pubs to finding new, off-the-path bars? Well, it’s finally a reality. It’s time to for new discoveries and old encounters. Paying tribute to iron clad classics as well as restaurants and pubs who are inventing cocktails that can easily be called mixology works of art is Mumbai Cocktail Week (MCW). A seven day celebration of craftsmanship behind mixology. The event will be taking place at multiple bars, lounges, clubs & restaurants all around the island city, with a variety of tastings and master classes with international bartenders in the art of the pouring the “perfect concoction”.
This WowTables initiative is an endeavor to help you move beyond the regular bloody Marys and Long Island Ice Teas and experiment with cool combos. Bring along your troupe of fellow cocktail-aficionados and visit one of the 80+ bars, lounges, restaurants, and clubs from April 2 to 9, 2016.
Participating in this one-of-a-kind event is easy. All you need to do is purchase MCW Wristbands:
The Standard Access, priced at Rs. 500/- will give you 8 wristbands, one for each day and access to special signature cocktail menu at Rs. 200 all-inclusive at participating bars. You will also receive a food offers MCW Handbook.
The Premium Access Bands (Rs. 1,099) additionally gives you access to premium bars @ Rs. 400/- and free access to global bar pop up show at Blue Frog.
Cocktail enthusiasts can purchase the VVIP Access band at Rs. 5,499/- In addition to the benefits received by a Premium Access band holder, you will also receive free access to the opening/closing party or global pop up bar, a free pass to any MCW Master class and a free pass to an MCW Pub Crawl!
Once you pay for the band set of your choice, pick them up from select pick up points and participating restaurants to get started.
A few of the trendiest restaurants participating in the Mumbai Cocktail Week include SoHo Tapas Bar, Brewbot, Salt Water Café, Tilt, Oh:Cha, The Beer Café, Shiro, The Little Door and dozens more. Hop from bar to bar throughout the city to sample concoctions specially created by each establishment’s fine mixologists during the week long extravaganza.
You needn’t be a cocktail connoisseur to join in the fun, test your skill and creativity and mingle with world class mixology experts. Remember, creating a cocktail isn’t just about mixing alcohol and fruit juice – it’s an art that requires precision, skill and culinary intuition to balance ingredients. Learn and celebrate your love for cocktails by treating yourself from the 2nd to 9th April 2016 – and then trying them at home to impress your friends. See you there!