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!
Blue Urchin – €12
This cocktail is a wonderful, refreshing, gin-based summer cocktail.
– Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin
– Elderflower Liqueur
– Blue Curacao
New to the Dublin bar scene, Urchin is located directly below the Cliff Townhouse providing a fun beach-vibe escape with all year round that is relaxed, sophisticated and friendly.
A breath of fresh air right on Stephen’s Green, drop in seven days a week and experience an ever-changing menu of fun, quirky cocktails that have been ingeniously paired with innovative small bites designed by Cliff Executive Chef Martijn Kajuiter and Head Chef Sean Smith.
Fun, spontaneous and creative the Urchin cocktail team is always exploring new flavour profiles with new featured drinks available daily.
Urchin’s drinks team works closely with Cliff chefs to create the perfect pairings with their signature bites. Ask them for their recommendations to get the most out of the Urchin experience.
An internationally experienced mixologist, Stefano Nicoli made a name for himself working in bars throughout Spain and Italy before finishing his formal training in London and the Flair Academy in Padova and Milan.
Since his move to Ireland in 2015, Stefano has worked at Harry’s on the green, and Ferrier and Draper before joining the Urchin team for the grand opening in February 2017.