Tasting Experience with Simon Rimmer

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Figgy Pudding Gin Live Cocktail and Cooking Experience

We're getting in the festive spirit with our next virtual tasting experience!

Sunday Brunch's Simon Rimmer will be demonstrating how to make a deliciously decadent chocolate figgy pudding flavoured with our festive tipple.

Our Founder, Steve Tapril, will create a wonderful Figgy Pudding Christmas cocktail.

Spencer Hyman, from Cocoa Runners, will take you through a special Christmas chocolate tasting session.

The session will take place on Thursday 18th November from 7.30PM (GMT) via Zoom.

It's more fun if you attend the live event but we will make a recording available to anyone who purchases a kit even if you can't make it on the night. 

What's going to happen

Simon, Steve and Spencer will explore tastes and flavours and why craft gin, chocolate and great food really taste better, are better for you, and better for the producers, farmers and the planet.

Steve will introduce our very special Figgy Pudding Christmas Gin with a tutored tasting - join along and make the perfect serve with tonic to quench your thirst during the evening.

Simon will demonstrate the steps to make his very own recipe for Chocolate Figgy Pudding with lashings of delicious salted caramel chocolate sauce - both flavoured delicately with our famous festive tipple.

Steve will then provide a cocktail masterclass, inviting you to join in making a showstopper to impress your family and friends over Yuletide.

Spencer will then explore and taste two wonderful Christmas-inspired chocolate bars, which you can interact with using menti.com

Virtual Tasting Experience Kit

Each kit (which is enough for 4-6 people) includes:

  • A 500ml bottle of Figgy Pudding Gin (RRP £38)
  • Two Christmas-inspired craft chocolate bars from Cocoa Runners - Menakao Dark Chocolate 63% with Orange and Cranberries (RRP £3.95) and Chocolarder 72% Dark Chocolate with Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh (RRP £6.95)
  • 300g of Cocoa Runners Cooking Chocolate Drops
  • A recipe card with ingredients for Simon's delicious dish
  • A cocktail recipe card for the festive Christmas Alexander tipple
  • Handouts with guidance for the tasting and information about the chocolate bars and their makers
  • A link to the live event on Zoom

You'll need

For the perfect Christmas G&T: a glass, ice, and tonic to use with your bottle of Figgy Pudding Gin.

For the Christmas Alexander: a cocktail set (shaker, Hawthorne strainer and fine strainer), ice, single cream, Creme de cacao and your bottle of Figgy Pudding Gin.

How to join the event

You’ll be give a link to register for the event once you’ve ordered your kit. Then, closer to the time, you’ll be given a link to the Zoom session. On the day, join in the interactive session, and follow along with Menti.com on a handheld device.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a wonderful evening of food, drink and fun.