Get a taste of Tokyo for Birmingham Cocktail Weekend

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is fast approaching! Less than a week to go and there’s a few excellent events in partnership. One of which I thought I’d highlight…

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As part of Birmingham Cocktail Weekend, Rofuto is heading to Tokyo to highlight Suntory whisky.

Rofuto are shutting the doors to let whisky lovers discover their perfect summer cocktail and try 3 award-winning whiskies from Japan’s oldest distillery

After the tasting, the cocktail masters at Rofuto will explain the art of the mizuwari cocktail before giving you a chance to mix your own ‘mini-mizuwari’ to suit your own palate and taste.

For those who have never heard of a mizuwari cocktail, it’s pretty much the tea ceremony version of making a whisky cocktail, containing very specific steps which I’m not going to tell you here as you’ll enjoy the experience more.

There’ll also be a menu of cocktails specially created for Birmingham Cocktail Weekend before the venue officially opens, all with a stunning skyline view over Edgbaston.

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A ticket includes:-

  • An expert led tasting through 3 exquisite Suntory whiskies (including the Hakashu Distillers Reserve, the Yamazaki Distillers Reserve and the Hibiki Harmony)
  • A talk through the history and culture of Japanese distilling
  • A cocktail demonstration from Rofuto, explaining the magic of the mizuwari serve
  • A chance to mix your own “mini-mizuwari” cocktail
  • Early entrance to the Rofuto bar to try their signature Birmingham Cocktail Weekend serve

Get your tickets here!

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