Inaugural Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend set to get even bigger

25 July 2017

Great news for the Scottish capital's cocktail enthusiasts, as even more bars and pop-ups have been added to the line up for Edinburgh's inaugural Cocktail Weekend.

Taking place from 6-8 October, the new bars include The Whistle Stop Barber Shop, Brewhemia, WestRoom, The Villager and Usquabae.

The newcomers take the total number of bars participating across the city to over 50, each with their own unique cocktail specifically designed for the weekend. Each cocktail has been developed in partnership with brand ambassadors, and wristband holders can purchase said cocktails for just £4.

Along with cocktails, the wristband also allows entry into exclusive pop-up spaces, as well as tastings and masterclasses.

‘Since announcing Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend last month we have been blown away by the excitement around the event,' said organiser Gary Anderson. 'We knew it would be popular – who doesn’t enjoy cocktails?! – but the response has been really amazing, so we decided to add another five bars. It’s going to be Scotland’s biggest ever cocktail celebration!'

Looking forward to the weekend already? Organisers have also revealed their first pop-up space as the SKYbar on the top floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, which will be open only to wristband holders. To make sure to get yours now, visit: edinburghcocktailweekend.com

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