• Added: 26th March 2019
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Franklin & Sons champions the best Northern bartenders with guest bar shifts at NRB and exclusive after party

Premium soft drink, tonic and mixer brand announces exciting
plans for Northern Restaurant and Bar show and after party.

Franklin
& Sons, the premium soft drink, tonic and mixer brand, has confirmed
impressive plans for Northern Restaurant and Bar Show. To build on the
overarching ambassador campaign, Franklin & Sons are celebrating the best
bars and bartenders from the area with the attendance of their Northern
Ambassador Bartenders. They will be using their award-winning bartending skills
to create exquisite cocktails that showcase the unique, trend-led Flavour
Collection.

Bartenders
from six high-profile bars and brands in Manchester, including Adam Wilson from
Bay Horse Tavern and Science & Industry, Nathan Larkin from Speak in Code, Matt
Radcliffe from Impossible and Harry Yarwood from Manchester
Gin, will be developing unique cocktails and serves using the Flavour
Collection, for guests to enjoy throughout the show.

The Flavour
Collection is centred on discovery and experimentation, as well as to push
boundaries, in turn creating a better experience for consumers. The Northern
Ambassador Bartenders will be using the four delightful flavours; Rosemary
& Black Olive, Pink Grapefruit & Bergamot, Rhubarb & Hibiscus and
Elderflower & Cucumber, to showcase the versatility of the range through
pairings not just with gin, but many other spirits such as rum, vodka and
tequila.

The natural
ingredients and high effervescence that go into the Flavour Collection will
lift the most delicate botanicals in the drinks, and bring out the best of the
spirits the bartenders are working with.

Tim Garratt, Spirits and Mixers Brand Manager at Global Brands Ltd
says:

“There is some incredible bartending talent in the North and we are excited to
have them showcase their skills using our Flavour Collection.”

“They will be using the Franklin & Sons Flavour Collection to create delicious and innovative serves for all at NRB to enjoy. Through the trend-led ingredients and unique flavour expressions that go into the range, they can open people’s minds to new creations that can be developed outside of the norm.”

Continuing
into the evening, Franklin & Sons will be taking events to new heights at
Impossible Bar in Manchester city centre, hosting a multi-sensory after party
experience.

Guests will
be taken on a unique journey of customisation, beginning with crafting their
own perfect serve. They can choose their favourite spirit to perfectly pair
with one of Franklin & Sons tonics or mixers, topping it with a sophisticated
garnish to create a picture-perfect drink that can be captured in the Franklin
& Sons photobooth. There will be bespoke canapes that match each flavour in
the collection, as well as inspiring aromas to reflect the essences in the
flavours.

* Anyone with an NRB pass
can attend the Franklin & Sons Flavour Experience at Impossible Bar, Manchester.

* Impossible Bar
Manchester are offering 20% discount on drinks to all NRB guests.

* Guests will receive their free customised drink as part of the experience, as well as a second free drink upon returning the glassware at the bar.

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