The Life Negroni at Clerkenwell London
Read and sample everything there is to know about the classic world of Negroni.
Enjoy an evening of discovery as Clerkenwell London welcomes the authors of The Life Negroni, Leigh and Nargess Banks, and the creative director, Adam Thomas, to celebrate the stories behind an iconic cocktail during London Cocktail Week in style.
Negroni wouldn’t be Negroni without gin. We will be welcoming the crafted, talented team of the Portobello Road gin, elegantly playing with the definition of a London Dry Gin.
Also joining us are the Asterley Brothers, who's very own craft Amaro liqueur will feature in our twist on the classic Negroni cocktail, in which you will be tasting this evening and will also be available to buy at discounted price along with further discounts on dinner at 155 Bar & Kitchen, exclusive to you only.
18.30 > Door opens. Meet the makers of amazing spirits and stylish book and hear the stories behind the labels
18.45 > Cocktail bar opens. Discover our 3 different variations of the classic Negroni
19.00 > Negroni and the bons vivants, introduction talk by Pauline Vicard, WSET diploma in Wines and Spirits
20.30 > Enjoy 20% off dinner at 155 Bar & Kitchen
The Book >
The Life Negroni straddles the world of cocktails, spirits and mixology, of art, architecture and design, film, politics and poetry. It delves into the Negroni’s past, discovering the stories behind its component ingredients, and reviews at its timeless influence on art, design, fashion, music, cinema, politics, poetry… the avant-garde.
The Gin >
Award winning Portobello Road Gin is the result of a friendship, 9 months of intense research and 9 amazing botanicals. Ged, Jake and Paul also launched the Ginstitute in 2011 to tell the tale of the most famous British spirit and preach the beauty of craft spirit making.
The Liqueur >
The Asterley Brothers' Dispense Amaro combines 24 botanicals including gentian, hops, milk thistle and wormwood with their family's Sicilian Amaro recipe. Their signature vermouth is made from British pinot noir grapes and added to the final Amaro blend to create a uniquely British Amaro. London meets Sicily.
London Cocktail Week is the biggest, most vibrant celebration of our capital’s fantastic cocktail scene. They're back, taking over the city for the seventh year from 3 - 9 October 2016. Clerkenwell London is proud to host cocktail tasting events and 155 Bar & Kitchen will be providing special cocktails at amazing discounts. Be sure to visit!