COCKTAILS IN THE CITY RETURNS TO MANCHESTER FOR TWO NIGHTS
Thursday 7th May 2015 @ 10:11 by Max Wieland
Business Entertainment
As Manchester continues to explode with exciting new venues, Cocktails in the City returns with a stellar line-up of the finest bars currently gracing the capital of the North next week. To give you a sneak preview of next weeks drinks festival, we got to taste some of the cocktails on offer.
RETURNING MAY 14TH/15TH: Billed as Manchester's greatest cocktail night.

RETURNING MAY 14TH/15TH: Billed as Manchester’s greatest cocktail night.

Following a sell-out show in 2014, Cocktails in the City is expanding to a two night cocktail extravaganza on May 14/15th in the new urban chic surroundings of the Great Northern Warehouse, currently home to the highly popular foodie pop up Friday Food Fight.
Twenty of Manchester’s bars will be popping up to present this year’s collection of must-drink cocktails. 2015 marks the rise of the restaurant bar experience with Hawksmoor, Fumo and Mr Coopers all showcasing their skills.
Other bars such as The Fitzgerald and the Alchemist from across the city make up an exclusive list for this ticket only event.
RUM & GINGER SHERBERT: By Mojo Bar,  this rum based drink will certainly be a hit later this year.

RUM & GINGER SHERBERT: By Mojo Bar, this rum based drink will certainly be a hit later this year.

Finger in Pie Productions will be curating a host of show floor experiences and for the foodies we present Reds True BBQ, Yakumama and VIET Shack for your culinary pleasure.
Resident educator and entertainer Andy Pope returns to the main stage to discuss healthier cocktails, drinks the morning after the night before and how to drink like a local when travelling through Central and South America.
For the cocktail aficionado, Cocktails in the City is also proud to announce a partnership with highly regarded Manchester drinks consultancy The Liquorists to give you a taste of the infamous “Gincident”.
UP, UP AND AWAY: Created by the Hilton's Cloud 23, this gin based cocktail is set has a balloon full of grapefruit scented helium that is set alight by the barman.

UP, UP AND AWAY: Created by the Hilton’s Cloud 23, this gin based cocktail is set has a balloon full of grapefruit scented helium that is set alight by the barman.

Tickets for both nights, which runs from 6pm until 11pm on May 14 and May 15 are £10 including one cocktail, cocktail booklet and main stage demonstrations.
For more information please visit www.cocktailsinthecity.co.uk – The event itself will take place at the Great Northern Warehouse on Peter Street in Manchester. Tickets are available from eventbrite.co.uk and updates can be found by visiting the twitter handle @Cocktailsinthec
Bar & Brand Line-Up Confirmed So Far:
– The Hawksmoor & Appleton Estate V/X Jamaica Rum
– Cane and Grain & Old Forester
– FUMO & Disaronno
– Cloud 23 & Tanqueray 10
– Mr Coopers & Portobello Road Gin
– Lucha Libre & Tequila Herradura
– Montpellier’s & Lamb’s Navy Rum
– Epernay Champagne Bar & D.O.M Benedictine
THE ALCHEMIST: Present the Mr Pink Persuasion, which is predominantly made up of Gentleman Jack Whiskey.

THE ALCHEMIST: Present the Mr Pink Persuasion, which is predominantly made up of Gentleman Jack Whiskey.

-The Fitzgerald & Chambord
– The Alchemist & Gentleman Jack
– Mojo Bar & El Dorado
– All Star Lanes & Old Jack Daniel’s No.7
– The Blue Pig & Whitley Neill Gin
– Twenty Twenty Two & TSINGTAO
– Keko Moku & Santa Teresa Rum
– Harvey Nichols Second Floor Bar & The Botanist