Gordon’s No. 1 international gin once again stole the show at Lagos Cocktail Week 2023, a sensational two-day experience in celebration of mixology and the vibrant cocktail culture of Nigeria. The event took place on October 19th and 20th, bringing together a mi of media personalities, mixologists, and cocktail enthusiasts.
For over 250 years, Gordon’s has retained a reputation as a pinnacle of gin excellence. With its clean and juniper-dominant flavor, Gordon’s Gin sets the gold standard for gin enthusiasts worldwide. With a commitment to excellence, innovation, and elevating cocktail culture, Gordon’s Gin has been a timeless favorite among discerning consumers, and today has earned the status of the World’s Favourite Gin.
Gordon’s theme for Lagos Cocktail Week 2023 was “Gordon’s Diner,” and it proved to be a true feast for the senses. Attendees were treated to an unforgettable journey through a delectable menu of Gordon’s Gin-based cocktails showcasing the diverse and exciting flavors of Gordon’s Pink Berry, Gordon’s Sunset Orange and Gordon’s Moringa.
The Gordon’s cocktail menu featured a selection of tantalizing options, including the classic Gordon’s & Tonic, the whimsical Candy Floss Cosmo, the Berrylicious delight, the Pink Berry Spritz, and the refreshing Gordon’s Ruby Cooler. These offerings delighted the taste buds of attendees, offering a unique and diverse drinking experience.
To complement the cocktails, guests were treated to gourmet doughnuts and burgers from Kewa Kitchen. Some of the notable media personalities spotted at the diner included; Whitemoney, DJ duo Handi & Wanni, Joey Akan, and Shegz.
One of the highlights of the event was the Gordon’s Cocktail Challenge, which took place on the second day. Uyonwu Innocent Jaja, popularly known as “De Dancing Mixologist,” emerged as the champion, wowing judges and attendees with his innovative cocktail creations. His “Boar Punch” and “Passion Spritz” cocktails, both crafted with Gordon’s Gin, drew inspiration from the dynamic and lively activities in Lagos. These cocktails were a true representation of the spirit of Gordon’s to pause and enjoy the zest of life.
The exciting two-day event reached its grand crescendo with an electrifying after-party hosted by the renowned hypeman, Tolu Daniels. The night was filled with music, dancing, and, of course, more Gordon’s Gin cocktails.
The brand consistently combines tradition and modernity to deliver unique, high-quality experiences that resonate with a diverse range of cocktail enthusiasts. Whether through iconic classics like the Gordon’s & Tonic or innovative creations inspired by local culture, Gordon’s Gin remains at the forefront of cocktail craftsmanship. The Gordon’s trademark in Nigeria includes; Gordon’s Moringa, Gordon’s Pink Berry and Gordon’s Sunset Orange. The variants are best enjoyed with tonic water over a glass of ice.
As Gordon’s Gin continues to be a symbol of exceptional quality and innovation in the world of spirits, the 2023 Lagos Cocktail Week was an outstanding testament to the brand’s commitment to elevating the cocktail culture in Nigeria.
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