Tucked away down a quaint, cobbled lane followed by a set of steps in Liverpool’s city centre is a bar serving a selection of delicious drinks and offering an escapism from the hustle and bustle. However, the Liverpool bar is adding even more mystery by offering a drinking experience where guests sip their drinks in complete darkness.
Hidden gem Abditory on the gorgeous Queen Avenue has launched ‘Drinking in the Dark’ – a sensational sensory cocktail evening bringing blind tasting with a difference. The Drinking in the Dark experience at Abditory will force participants to re-evaluate their perception of taste through specially conceived cocktails that, without the benefit of sight, will stimulate the other senses.
Throughout the evening, in pitch black guests will be served six cocktails to challenge their touch, taste, smell and hearing, all accompanied by music and stories that will tell the tale of the drink and release their secrets. It promises to be a big gulp of super-stylish grown-up fun with delicious drinks yet providing an educational element to the evening.
The six drinks will imaginatively explore the words: Spring, Grass, Seaside, Bubbles, Bees and Flowers and use a range of ingredients and flavours alongside top notch spirits, liqueurs and mixers, some specifically made in-house for the event. Launching from February 23 and taking place monthly thereafter, guests will experience a surprising encounter with something different to sip on.
Steven Burgess of Lucky Penny Group, operators of Abditory, said: “We’re big fans of blind tastings at Abditory and Drinking in the Dark takes it to a new place with a multi-sensory approach to simply having a drink. It’s guaranteed to awaken the other senses and allow everyone to discover tastes differently.
“For many people, vision is their most important sense and our sense of sight is responsible for most of the information we absorb. Our eyes see both drink and food and tell our brain what it will taste like – Drinking in the Dark will open the doors to new perceptions. So get ready to reconnect with yourself and be guided by your other senses at this sensory sensation – a cocktail night with a difference and when the lights go up the party will start.”
Drinking in the Dark takes places on February 23 from 7-10pm at Abditory and costs £35 per person. Book your place here.
Abditory, Lower Ground B, 22 Queen Avenue, L2 4TZ