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 Golden Touch – €11
A unique Design Cocktail, the ‘Golden Touch’, is a cocktail born from and inspired by the passion and premium quality that is Statham’s by Pembroke Kilkenny. Utilising Statham’s ability to bring any event or occasion to the next level, this is an awe-inspiring libation!
– Glendalough Wild Irish Botanical Gin
– Homemade Raspberry Syrup
– Fresh Lemon
– Ginger Ale
– Finished with a Passionfruit Egg White Meringue Foam
– Garnished with the Golden Touch
The ‘Golden Touch’ cocktail is available in Statham’s Bar & Restaurant from 14 July – 7th August 2017.
Statham’s Bar, with its easygoing and relaxed atmosphere, is a great place to meet, drink and dine in Kilkenny city centre.
From brunch to lunch, from afternoon tea to all day dining with daily specials, they have something for everyone throughout the day and evening.
With live bands entertaining guests each week and a sensational selection of wine, spirits and fresh, vibrant cocktails, you’re sure to have a great time in Statham’s. Pull up a chair for ‘Small Change’ every Friday & Saturday, 9.30pm.
Their unique cocktail menu is curated seasonally by acclaimed mixologist Darren Geraghty and is brought to life by Bar Manager, Daithi Lane, and his team.
Darren’s mixology skills have earned him a collection of impressive accolades including The Bols All-Ireland Best Cocktail Experience 2012, International Bols ‘Around The World’ Bartender National Champion 2013, Beefeater 24 Global Bartender and the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge.
Most recently, he won the Irish final of the Disaronno Global Cocktail Challenge and competed in the Irish final of World Class 2015.
They are excited to work with Darren as he brings his creativity to their delectable selection of cocktails and drinks. Statham’s dare to be different and innovative in our mixes.
Statham’s take pride in our precise techniques, using homemade syrups and freshest fruit meaning than you get cocktails that are bursting with fresh, vibrant flavours.
Whether you fancy a twist on one of the classics or you want to indulge in something new and innovative just chat to their staff and they’ll find the perfect drink for you.
In addition to the main cocktail menu, Statham’s unique Design Cocktail is a limited edition cocktail inspired by National Craft Gallery artists and exhibitions.
They are a proud supporter of art, culture and design and are pleased to work with the National Craft Gallery as Hospitality Partner. A new Design Cocktail accompanies each exhibition, taking inspiration from the theme of the show.
T: +353 56 780 2114