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Cocktails in the City 2016 – Manchester’s greatest cocktail party

Manchester’s greatest cocktail party is back on May 19 – 20 in the iconic setting of Old Granada Studios where 24 of Manchester’s finest institutions (and one guest London bar) come together for a two night celebration of the cocktail - all under one roof

This year’s event sees new venues such as El Gato Negro, The Wash House and Cottonopolis battling it out to win your vote for best in-show experience, best cocktail and best stand (last years winners were Elixir, Cane and Grain and Mr Cooper’s who are back to defend their titles).

New show experiences include games of escape with Tick Tock Unlock, one urban beach complete with mechanical surfboard courtesy of Hula, UV Junk Yard Golf and a multi-sensory Tattu Parlour.

Tickets are £12 and include one cocktail, main stage demonstrations and cocktail booklet. All additional cocktail tokens are £6.50. Guest DJ is Will Tramp. See you there!


MAY 19 – 20 | 18.00 – 23.00



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A peak preview of drinks

Cocktails In The City Manchester Patron GB Margarita

Patron GB Margarita

Cocktails In The City Manchester Bombay Minx

Bombay Minx

Cocktails In The City Manchester Sweet Thyme Of Mine

Sweet Thyme of Mine

Cocktails In The City Manchester Bulldog Gin


Cocktails In The City Manchester 20 Year Rum Punch

20 Year Rum Punch

Cocktails In The City Manchester Age Deyfing Tonic

Age Defying Tonic

Bars and Brands currently confirmed in alphabetical order:
(NB = New bar to CITC)

All Star Lanes and Evan Williams Extra Aged

Almost Famous and Bulldog Gin

The Botanist and Patrón Tequila

Cane and Grain and Death’s Door Gin

Cottonopolis and Tanqueray No Ten (NB)

Cocktail Trading Co and Funkin (Guest London Bar)

Crazy Pedro’s and El Jimador (NB)

El Gato Negro and Portobello Road Gin (NB)

Elixir Tonics & Treats and Lanique

Hawksmoor and Rittenhouse Straight Rye Whisky / Maxime Trijol

Hula and Santa Teresa Linaje

Tusk and Whitley Neill Gin (NB)

Mojo and Appleton Estate Signature Blend

Mr Cooper’s House and Garden and Mister Katz’s Rock & Rye

Rosylee and Black Cow Vodka (NB)

Sandinista and Gosling’s Black Seal Rum

Tattu and Opihr Gin (NB)

The Alchemist and The Star of Bombay

The Fitzgerald and The Pogues Irish Whiskey

The Lawn Club and Elephant Gin

The Washhouse and Copperhead Gin (NB)

Tipplesworth and Woodford Reserve

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