29 December 2014
BROWN’S HOTEL BRINGS SCOTCH POP UP BAR FROM THE BALMORAL HOTEL TO MAYFAIR IN TIME FOR BURNS NIGHT BANQUET SUPPORTED BY GLENMORANGIE
22nd January – 8th February 2015
Brown’s Hotel announces a pop up Scotch Bar in the newly refurbished Library, in celebration of Burns Night, and as a tribute to SCOTCH at its sister Rocco Forte hotel, The Balmoral in Edinburgh. Brown’s Hotel will transform The Library, adjacent to the renowned Donovan Bar, in Brown’s Hotel, into a haven for whisky lovers for a two week period from 22nd January until 8th February 2015, with a stylish display of 40 whiskies that will be available to Mayfair visitors.
Glenmorangie is the proud partner of this event and will be launching Glenmorangie Private Edition VI on the day of the opening, where there will also be five additional Glenmorangie expressions on offer. These include Glenmorangie Original, Glenmorangie Signet, Glenmorangie 18 Year Old, Glenmorangie 25 Year Old and for those looking for the ultimate dram, there will be the exclusive Glenmorangie Pride 1978, at £400 per dram.
The iconic SCOTCH at Brown’s Hotel will feature an impressive collection of 40 whiskies from Scotland’s traditional whisky regions including Speyside, Islay, Campbeltown, the Islands, the Highlands and the Lowlands in a variety of blends, malts and vintages dating back to 1940. One of SCOTCH’s highly trained Whisky Ambassadors, Fraser Robson, will be running SCOTCH at Brown’s pop up bar and offering guests advice when selecting a dram.
A glass of whisky in SCOTCH is served with a selection of bar snacks including smoked almonds, wild boar salami and dark Swiss chocolate, selected to complement the wide variety of whisky flavours on offer.
SCOTCH in The Library at Brown’s Hotel will be open from 6pm – 1am from 22nd January until 8th February 2015.
BURNS NIGHT BANQUET WITH MARK HIX, HARDEEP SINGH-KOHLI AND DR.BILL LUMSDEN SUPPORTED BY GLENMORANGIE
Friday 23rd January 2015. £110 per person On Friday 23rd January 2015, from 7pm, Mark Hix, Director of Food at Brown’s Hotel, Hardeep Singh Kohli, comedian, broadcaster and foodie and Dr. Bill Lumsden, Head of Distilling and Whisky Creation, will be hosting a Burns Night Banquet in HIX Mayfair at Brown’s Hotel. Celebrate the life and poetry of Robbie Burns in an elegant setting and enjoy a traditional Scottish supper with culinary twists from Hix and Hardeep and with Glenmorangie whiskies paired with each course. Guests will be taken through an entertaining tasting of the newly launched Glenmorangie Private Edition VI, by Dr. Bill Lumsden, after which Hix and Hardeep will be flaming the haggis and entertaining guests with culinary quips. £110 per person (including matching wines and whiskies) To book a place at Hix and Hardeep’s Burns Night Banquet, please telephone the hotel on 020 7493 6020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Notes to Editors About Dr. Bill Lumsden : Dr Bill oversees the creation of Glenmorangie’s ‘unnecessarily well made’ spirit that originates in the Highlands of Scotland. He is renowned for his groundbreaking wood management techniques, experimentation with exceptional casks at various ages, and utilisation of extra maturation to deliver outstanding whiskies. Dr Bill is regarded as a pioneer of innovation in the malt whisky industry and travels the world searching for the best oak casks that will complement Glenmorangie’s whiskies and impart unique characteristics all of their own.
Rocco Forte Hotels Established by Sir Rocco Forte and sister, Olga Polizzi in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 10 individual hotels and resorts. All of the hotels are landmarks, both old and new, occupying magnificent buildings in exceptional locations. Led by a family who has been in hospitality for four generations, the hotels are united by their distinctive approach to service ensuring guests experience the best of the cities and surrounding areas. Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; Verdura Resort, Sicily; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; Brown’s Hotel, London; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg.