Riddles Emporium, your specialist spirit shop in the heart of Altrincham, is hosting exclusive tasting events on Friday and Saturday nights.
The ‘liquor and sundries’ shop which opened a few months ago on Regent Road is the new venture of Del Lowe and Emma Rostaing, who brought you Riddles Bar in 2014, and Drinks Enthusiast Dave Marsland.
In one weekend alone they have seen forty people enjoy an ‘Around the World’ whisky tasting and an ‘Experimental’ gin tasting. “Altrincham residents are genuinely interested in their spirits, and we feel privileged to be able to honour this and educate them with our tasting events” says owner Del Lowe.
Whisky expert Harry McAughtrie hosts many of these intimate events, giving in-depth knowledge on the spirits including the distillation processes and the way in which flavours are created. Guests at the tastings are given time to experience and appreciate the flavours, as well as learning interesting background knowledge.
The next tasting is an exclusive events are with guest hosts Chorlton Whisky on Saturday 26th August and Four Pillars Australian Gin on Friday 15th September. The evenings are entitled a ‘Tour of Scotland’ whisky tasting and “Gin Journey To Oz”, tickets are available at the bar. shop or on Eventbrite.
Tickets for the tasting evenings range from £20-£25 and guests are also entitled to an exclusive 10% discount off any spirits they have tried on the night.
Definitely an evening with a difference that usually finishes with a complimentary handcrafted cocktail over at the bar. These things sell quickly so get booking straight away and start your spiritual education.
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