Is there anything better than sipping on an expertly crafted cocktail on a summer’s evening? We think not. With that in mind, TheTaste Summer Cocktail Festival takes the hassle out of the hunt for Ireland’s finest shaken and stirred favourites.
With hotspot cocktail bars around the country showcasing their skills with a special cocktail to tantalize our readers’ tastebuds and quench their thirst for innovative new creations, #TasteCocktailFest is not to be missed.
From now until the end of August, make it your business to sample and sip as many creative concoctions in our exciting festival line up as you can – cheers!
The Devilshoof Cocktail – €10.50
A summer-perfect and delectable creation that combines the botanical wonders of fine gin, the crisp flavour of citrus fruit and the refreshing taste of herbs.
– Lemon bitters
Located on Balfe Street, where Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter meet, Balfes is a vibrant all-day bistro with a 20-seater outdoor terrace, a zinc covered bar and an open kitchen serving beautifully prepared dishes, fine wines and modern cocktails made with top quality spirits. If it’s in, they’re mixing it, as their cocktail menu remains seasonal and up to date with the latest drink trends.
Combining the energy of a trendy New York eatery – complete with subway tiles and industrial-chic flourishes – and the relaxed elegance of a high end Parisian brasserie, Balfes serves the finest locally sourced produce.
Balfe’s bar offers a chic and inviting setting to enjoy a combination of classic cocktails as well as some trendy signature creations. From a perfectly balanced Old Fashioned to the best spritzers in town, Balfes offers you a tipple for any occasion. Choose to share them in it’s stylish interiors or at their gorgeous terrace, the place to be on a sunny day.