Kick-off the holiday season in style
Enjoy a series of deliciously fun experiences at London’s most sought-after bars and restaurants in partnership with our favourite spirits brands.
Exclusively for American Express® Gold Cardmembers, Festive Spirits brings you interactive experiences where you’ll be guided through how to mix cocktails like a pro, to pair cocktails with delicious canapés, and discover the stories behind the labels. Three unforgettable events: December 3, 7 and 10.
Casamigos x Brigadiers
Enjoy an afternoon of Indian barbecue canapés paired with Casamigos Tequila, in the lively setting of the army mess inspired bar at Brigadiers
Saturday 3 December, 3- 5pm
Join us to expand your mixology skills at this fun afternoon of mixing, shaking and enjoying a true taste of premium Mexican tequila and Indian cuisine. Throughout the afternoon discover three unique expressions of the small batch, ultra-premium tequila – Casamigos, exploring the history of tequila and mezcal, alongside a Casamigos Tequila tasting and cocktail masterclass.
Begin with a signature cocktail on arrival whilst you are welcomed by your host from Casamigos Tequila and Brigadiers. Then enjoy three neat tasting, paired with a selection of fine Indian small plates straight from the tandoor and wood fire grill.
Finish the afternoon with a hands-on masterclass in the iconic side bar at Brigadiers as you are guided through how to create your very own Brigadier’s twist on a margarita before getting stuck into crafting your own.
Ticket price includes two cocktails, three-neat tastings, four small plates and a guided tasting.
Seedlip x Plates, hosted at Untitled Bar
Explore the range of Seedlip spirits, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirit paired with Kirk Halworth’s finest plant-based fare, hosted at Untitled Bar in the heart of Dalston.
Wednesday 7 December, 6:30 – 8:30pm
£27 per person
Hosted at Untitled Bar Dalston, guests will enjoy an evening of sophisticated non-alcoholic cocktails and plant-based small plates. Learn from the Seedlip team about their history, botanicals and their mission to change the way the world drinks – with the highest quality non-alcoholic options.
On arrival, guests will enjoy a welcome French 75 whilst hearing about the importance of seasonality in drinks and an introduction to Seedlip. Then enjoy a tasting of three expressions of Seedlip spirit all inspired by nature, with a tonic flavour of your choice, each perfectly paired with elegant plant-based small plate.
Finish the evening with a carefully-crafted bespoke festive cocktail, inspired by the season, paired with a sweet dessert canapé.
Ticket price includes two Seedlip cocktails, three-neat tastings with your choice of tonic, four small plates, a guided tasting and two pre-prepared Seedlip drinks to take home.
Johnnie Walker Blue Label x London Stock
Discover Johnnie Walker’s most prestigious whisky made with the finest old-aged malt and grains paired with British and global infused canapés by London Stock.
Saturday 10 December, 2 – 4pm
£27 per person
In the heart of Wandsworth, enjoy a Saturday afternoon immersing yourself in the history and creation of the unrivalled masterpiece of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, an exquisite blend made from some of Scotland’s rarest and most exceptional whiskies.
Enjoy a Champagne and Johnnie Walker Blue Label cocktail on arrival before embarking on a journey in the history and distillery process of Johnnie Walker Blue Label Whisky with the guidance of the Johnnie Walker Blue Label team. During the afternoon enjoy a further two Johnnie Walker Blue Label cocktails expertly crafted by the team at London Stock, each drink enjoyed with a bespoke canapé.
Finish the masterclass with a neat tasting where you’ll discover the true uniqueness of the spirit paired with a sweet plate.
Ticket price includes three Johnnie Walker Blue Label cocktails, a neat tastings of Johnnie Walker Blue Label, canapés paired throughout and guided tasting.