The Savoy’s bar is launching a Harry Potter themed cocktail to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the books

The Savoy’s Beaufort Bar is launching a ‘Cocktail of the Moment’, inspired by some of the world’s most well-loved books.

Launching in October with a drink inspired by the Harry Potter series, the limited edition cocktails will go on to celebrate 80 years since the publication of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit, and the 125th anniversary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes.

The Harry Potter themed drink, titled the ‘Chosen One’ is a cocktail inspired by the wizarding world of JK Rowling, and celebrates 20 years from when the first Harry Potter book was published.

Ingredients like beetroot cordial, Bénédictine, silver and salted butter, come together to celebrate the story.

November’s Cocktail of the Moment will be dedicated to the birthday party of Bilbo Baggins. Coinciding with the 80th anniversary of The Hobbit.

The Arkenstone features mead, ale, honey and lemon are inspired by the habits of dwarves and hobbits, while the inclusion of raspberry will be recognised by any Hobbit fan.

Finally there’s Elementary, this instalment will celebrate 125 years of Baker Street’s most famous inhabitant.

Sherlock Holmes, is a London character who spent many an hour at the hotel’s famous and recently restored restaurant, Simpson’s in the Strand.

Served up in one of the Beaufort Bar’s vintage coupe glasses, this cocktail is a Manhattan-style drink with ingredients such as orange Curaçao, absinthe and poppy liqueur.

There will also be an illustrated card accompanying each cocktail, as shown on this page.

Visit The Savoy’s Beaufort Bar at 99 Strand, London WC2R 0EU.

Alfie Green
Alfie Green

You bring the rum, I'll bring the raspberries. Perfect daiquiris all round.

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