The Edgbaston

With more heritage than your family tree, The Edgbaston launched its new cocktail menu last night and their resulting elixirs are full of lovely nods to the great minds, crafts and artists of the city.

  Hobbits in Manhattan  —inspired by Tolkien's Lord of The Rings. Johnnie Walker Gold Label, Guinness Byrrh, cherry brandy

Hobbits in Manhattan —inspired by Tolkien's Lord of The Rings. Johnnie Walker Gold Label, Guinness Byrrh, cherry brandy

  Hooch and Nut  — an ode to Bournville. Bacardi 8 YO Rum, Pusser’s Rum, tonka bean, burnt sherry, chocolate, almond milk

Hooch and Nut — an ode to Bournville. Bacardi 8 YO Rum, Pusser’s Rum, tonka bean, burnt sherry, chocolate, almond milk

  99 Problems  — but a Flake ain’t one! Tanqueray No 10, rhubarb and raspberry liqueur, lemon, ice-cream tincture, Cadbury Flake

99 Problems — but a Flake ain’t one! Tanqueray No 10, rhubarb and raspberry liqueur, lemon, ice-cream tincture, Cadbury Flake

  Watercolour Summer  — for landscape painter David Cox. Bombay Sapphire Gin, elderflower, vodka, pea, grass and magnolia

Watercolour Summer — for landscape painter David Cox. Bombay Sapphire Gin, elderflower, vodka, pea, grass and magnolia

  Daiq-O-Matic  — dedicated to local pop artist, Peter Phillips. Bacardi Carta Blanca, bubblegum bitters, lime, raspberry and rose, sherry

Daiq-O-Matic — dedicated to local pop artist, Peter Phillips. Bacardi Carta Blanca, bubblegum bitters, lime, raspberry and rose, sherry

  Striking Gold  — think Staffordshire Hoard. Sipsmith VJOP, Tanqueray Rangpur, Visa Mezcal, blueberry shrub, mint

Striking Gold — think Staffordshire Hoard. Sipsmith VJOP, Tanqueray Rangpur, Visa Mezcal, blueberry shrub, mint

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