Five Female Cocktails At Royal Exchange

by Polly Sisley - Friday March 9, 2018 2:03 pm

To celebrate Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Threadneedle Bar at The Royal Exchange will be dedicating a selection of glamorous cocktails to five famous female figures this March.

From #MeToo to #TimesUp, women are speaking out louder than ever – Threadneedle Bar at The Royal Exchange are encouraging women to raise a glass to some of the legendary individuals who influenced society and shaped history.

The 5 drinks on offer include the COCO ROUGE (dedicated to Coco Chanel), known for her love for champagne and claims that red wine will keep you young- Tanqueray gin, Martini Rosso, Hennessy Fine de Cognac and apricot brandy topped up with rosé Champagne.

SOME LIKE IT HOT! – A homage to one of Marilyn Monroe’s most famous films- Ketel One vodka, cinnamon syrup, strawberry puree, lime juice, egg white and fresh blackberries.

THE PEARL OF CLEOPATRA- Legend has it that Marc Antony once bet Queen of the Nile, Cleopatra, that she couldn't spend a small fortune on one meal. In a show of wealth and power, she proceeded to take out her pearl earring, dissolve it in a glass of vinegar, and drink it. -Pothecary gin, rhubarb liqueur, lavender syrup, blue curacao liqueur, lemon juice and soda water.

TIME’S UP- This year marks 100 years since some women gained the right to vote. This cocktail is devoted to suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst- Silent Pool gin, grapefruit juice, lychee puree, lemon juice, sugar syrup, pinch of lavender and violet liqueur.

LET THEM EAT CAKE- Undoubtedly a lover of all sweet things, Threadneedle Bar, Royal Exchange promises this cocktail would have satisfied the sweet tooth of Marie Antionette. - Ketel One vodka, Mozart Dark chocolate liqueur, sugar syrup and Baileys foam top.

Cocktail lovers will be able to enjoy these beverages, inspired by some women of history, for just £6 each, between 5.30pm and 7.30pm, Monday to Wednesday throughout March.

Visit www.royalexchange-grandcafe.co.uk/at/lounge-bank for more information and bookings.

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