The Nordic Alliance, Cocktails in the City, London

The Nordic Alliance, Cocktails in the City, London

Woodford Alliance, Nordic Edition, Cocktails in the City, LondonAt this year’s Cocktails in the City, one of London’s premier cocktail events, Andrew Scutts, its founder, thought it was hygge time. Nordic TV, food, culture have fascinated us since Sarah Lund put on that woolly jumper. Our four guests this week each took five minutes out of their busy CITC schedule to talk to us about their city-changing bar.

Brought together by Woodford Reserve for this one time event, Gobo Hansen of Ruby in Copenhagen, Adam Ghellab of Himkok in Oslo, and Ludvig Grenmo & Andreas Bergman of Linje Tio in Stockholm made it to London to wow the crowds at Cocktails in the City.

Ruby’s is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year by embracing the speakeasy style and making perfect Manhattans. Himkok, whose literal meaning Moonshine, not only serves drinks, but produces micro-distilled vodka, gin, and of course Norwegian speciality, aquavit on site. It gained them a spot on Drink International’s World’s 50 Best Bars 2016. Joining them on that list is Linje Tio, whose very presence made their slightly dodgy area into one of the hippest in town.

 

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