Manchester’s Corn Exchange will play host to a pop up drinks emporium 24th to 27th October.
The event aims to celebrate the nature of Manchester’s infamous drinking scene by showcasing exclusive cocktails and creating its own unique drinking den.
Corn Exchange will also be reviving legendary bar, Socio Rehab, which closed on New Years Eve. ‘Socio Reborn’ will take pride of place amongst new and old members of Manchester’s drinks scene, as the Corn Exchange
“.packed with the creativity Manchester is famed for with an extra large shot of attitude.”
Tonight, Corn Exchange will be revealing ‘Wild Bird’. A brand new cocktail, which captures the diversity and history of this great city. Popular vodka, Zubrowka, forms the base of the cocktail, paying homage to the growing Polish population in Manchester. This is then followed by a secret concoction of berry syrups, featuring berries you can find within the local area,
The Wild Bird is then spiked with a shot of northern charm in the form of Vimto! The nations favourite cordial originated in Manchester and was created by (John) Noel Nichols in 1908.
Finally, the cocktail gains a cheerful kick from bramley apple juice and Elderflower cordial.
Mancuian mixologists Chris Mullen and Sean McGuirk designed the cocktail.
Sean said: “We wanted to create something that was unique and not only tasted of Manchester but referenced its history in the ingredients. Wild Bird is just that – packed with the creativity Manchester is famed for with an extra large shot of attitude.”
“.drinks brands and local bars to showcase their talent and offerings in an iconic Manchester space.”
The ‘wild bird’ will be one of many exclusive cocktails available at the event.
Corn Exchange promises great music, provided from a DJ stage to create a ‘bar festival’ experience.
Emma James, marketing manager at Corn Exchange, said: “We are reaching out to a new audience which will allow drinks brands and local bars to showcase their talent and offerings in an iconic Manchester space. Its a chance for some of the most creative people in the business to really let their imaginations run wild and present a unique experience of what they do best.
“Corn Exchange recently announced it is set to be transformed into one of the UK’s biggest and best dining destinations. We’re excited to see the drinks emporium start to build on this future vision.”