6 boozy events not to miss this August
At BALANCE we know that sometimes you just don’t want a green juice or a protein shake, you want an ice-cold cocktail. So, we’ve found some of the best boozy August events happening where you can let your hair down in style. Whether it’s the beach you’re looking for, or a Wild Western Saloon, there’s always something exciting happening in London.
Dreaming of drinking prosecco on a sandy beach? At Brixton Jamm’s Proseccoville you can do exactly that. With street food stalls to soak up the bubbles and music from live DJs this is the perfect urban retreat for any prosecco connoisseur. Included in the £22 ticket is a glass of each of the 8 different prosecco brands on offer meaning you’re sure to have a happy Saturday on the beach.
Perfect for any green-fingered cocktail lover, at The Culpeper’s relaxing rooftop cocktail masterclass you’ll learn how to turn your outdoor space into a botanical cocktail garden. Using freshly picked herbs from The Culpeper’s own roof garden to make tinctures, syrups and infusions, you will create your very own mid-morning aperitif. The £25 tickets also include a light lunch cooked on the wood-fired grill.
The Bermondsey microbrewery experience will take you on a guided tour of 5 different breweries in the area including the Southwark Brewery, Anspach & Hobday Brewery, Affinity Brewery, Partizan Brewery’s, and Fourpure Brewery. With the chance to taste the craft beer of each brewery, you get a lot of beer for your buck.
If you’re a fan of Wild Western films and have a couple bottles of liquor knocking about then the Moonshine Saloon might just become your new favourite hangout. Inside you’ll find expert mixologists ready to create cocktail concoctions with your liquor while you enjoy playing original Wild West games. You’re £33 ticket will buy you 1 hour 45 minutes inside the Saloon with 4 cocktails made using your liquor.
Flavoured gins are all the rage at the moment which is why HALF HITCH is giving you the opportunity to make your own. Using your own ingredients, such as fruit and botanicals, in the hour-long session, you’ll learn how to flavour gin in the micro-distillery in Camden Market. You’ll also be creating yourr bespoke gin in pairs so it’s best to bring a friend with you. As part of your £60 ticket, you’ll receive a 100ml bottle of your bespoke blend and a 100ml bottle of HALF HITCH to take home.
For award-winning pan-asian food and minty mojitos, Chino Latino is the only place to be. For just £25 you’ll enjoy a welcome drink followed by a short talk on the history of rum with a Mojito demonstration by Chino Latino’s Head Bartender. You’ll then create your own Chino Mojito to sip on whilst dining on a dim-sum sharing platter, listening to live music and watching the sun go down.