Master mixologist Salvatore Calabrese is renowned for his infectious passion for vintage spirits. From 18th century cognac to gin bottled in the 1960s, Salvatore’s drinks cabinet is a thing of wonder, filled with rare and extraordinary bottles.
For a remarkable gift, treat the cocktail aficionado in your life to a private consultation with Salvatore. Taking place in the Donovan Bar, named Best Bar at Virtuoso’s Best of the Best awards this year, Salvatore’s Bespoke Cocktail Experience involves a one-on-one meeting with the cocktail maestro himself, who will then create a cocktail inspired by you.
For something a little less bespoke but no less delicious, savour the sweet simplicity of Salvatore’s vintage Honey Bee cocktail. Containing only three ingredients, the Honey Bee is a wonderfully uncomplicated cocktail from the 1930s. Some 90 years on, it’s a much-loved fixture on the menu at the Donovan Bar, where its flavour and charm delights a new generation of drinkers.
40ml 1950s Martinique Rhum
20ml lemon juice
2 tsp organic honey
Vintage cut glass coupe
1) Fill your cocktail shaker with ice and add all the ingredients. Shake and then strain
2) Serve in a vintage cut glass coupe
To book Salvatore’s Bespoke Cocktail Experience or reserve a table in the Donovan bar, call +44 207 493 6020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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