The Zacapa experience presents a distinct concept in pairing food with cocktails and experimenting with all aspects of your senses. Allowing the chance for your taste buds to pick up on flavours you wouldn’t always notice, Zacapa enlightens your palate to new things.
“…the Zacapa Rum itself mirrored the suave interior of Cloud 23…”
Set in the recently reviewed and exclusive Cloud 23 bar, the Zacapa Rum itself mirrored the suave interior of the classy bar, with it’s particular taste and elegant presentation it demonstrated pure sophistication.
The unique experience entitles the tasting of three cocktails, paired to three tasting plates, fittingly designed to complement each drink. Each course was beautifully presented, and complimented the food choice to a tee. Accompanied by a gorgeous view of sunshine stricken Manchester, we enjoyed every luxurious detail and were left feeling spoilt by the end of the evening.
Ron Zacapa Centenario rum is created through a unique fusion of place and time, distilled from virgin Guatemalan sugar cane honey, and slow-matured Highland distillery, Zacapa demonstrates similarities to a greek God, nick named the house in the cloud by the locals, this seems only fitting. The three courses aim to take you on a journey to Guatemala to experience the divine tasting rum and develop your understanding of taste.
The menu is as follows:
Aperitif Style or Starter
Zacapa serve 1
Ron Zacapa is painstakingly matured in cool temperatures at 2300m above sea level in the Guatermalan Highlands,
Zacapa, Averna, Tio Pepe, Antica Formula,
Maraschino and Orange bitters
Smoked Salted Almonds
Zacapa serve 2
Each bottle is adorned with a ‘petate’ band woven according to an ancient Mayan tradition which represents the unity of everything, Just like the leaves of the petate are interwoven, so are the earth and the sky, the sun and the moon, and the physical and spiritual realms which inform the passionate care which the rum is crafted.
Zacapa, Jerez, Licor 43 and Saline
Rare Roast beef smothered in Chilli chocolate powder
After dinner serves
Zacapa serve 3
The Solera System of ageing sees the spirit pass through a series of barrels that once held robust bourbons, delicate sherries, and lush Pedro Ximenez wines, until it achieves its signature complexity
Zacapa, Homemade spiced syrup, Galliano Ristretto, Helado de Caramelo
Homemade spiced custard tart