Tom Dixon Creates 7 Distinctive Cocktails for London Cocktail Week 2016
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Tom Dixon Creates 7 Distinctive Cocktails for London Cocktail Week 2016

Tom Dixon Creates 7 Distinctive Cocktails for London Cocktail Week 2016

7 Classic Twists Served in His Signature Glassware

Perhaps one of the most anticipated events for Londoners is the London Cocktail Week, where art meets mixology and wonderful things happen to one’s taste buds. Of course we encourage responsible drinking, but we would like to take this moment and kindly urge you all to make your way down to London Cocktail Week and try out one of the special Tom Dixon cocktails.

My Lyan serving Tom Dixon cocktails at Dandelyan (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

My Lyan serving Tom Dixon cocktails at Dandelyan (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Seven classic cocktails served in seven different Tom Dixon vessels will be launched each day for London Cocktail Week 2016. The award-winning mixologist Mr Lyan, from Mondrian Hotel’s Dandelyan bar, has modified seven classic cocktails by adding some exotic twists that best match the Tom Dixon brand and personality.

Monday’s Southside, served in a TANK beer glass (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Monday’s Southside, served in a TANK beer glass (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Constructed using rare spirits and ingredients he’s picked up along his many adventures around the world, Mr Lyan has teamed up with Tom Dixon in order to deliver a truly exquisite experience to the week—long event visitors.

Monday’s cocktail is Southside, served in the tall and tapered TANK beer glass. It’s perfect for sipping and savouring in the sun, with smooth notes of gin and liqueur opening out slowly with the brightness of citrus and mint.

Tuesday’s Fizz cocktail, served in a PLUM glass (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Tuesday’s Fizz cocktail, served in a PLUM glass (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Tuesday’s cocktail is Fizz, a wicked cool twist on a silver fizz, keeps the light freshness through the shape of the glass. The saga will continue throughout the week, with a new classic every day available exclusively at the Dandelyan bar in London’s Mondrian Hotel.

Mr Lyan adds fresh garnish to the Tom Dixon Southside twist (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

Mr Lyan adds fresh garnish to the Tom Dixon Southside twist (Photo Credit: Tom Dixon Studio)

The glassware for this venture is particularly beautiful. TANK is made from mouth-blown clear glass, defined by simple shapes that were inspired by the rigour of science laboratory equipment. With crisply cut and polished edges and a sharply applied band of precious metallic copper detailing, they provide the perfect functionality for modern drinking.

PLUM is equally stunning, as a series of copper plate and blue glass barware that reworks cocktail culture and updates drinking traditions altogether. These glasses offer a sculptural functionality for both home and hospitality settings, all mouth-blown and hand-cut. For more information and to recreate these cocktails and their service methods at home, visit the Tom Dixon website. To keep up with the rest of the week’s cocktail extravaganza from Tom Dixon, check out their Instagram feed.

You can also read more about Tom Dixon and his upcoming project in Seoul here.

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