KOKO Launches a Month long Gin Symposium to Celebrate learn and enjoy

 Gin is tonic to our soul, and KOKO is creating a platform to indulge in the nuances of premium gins and new gin-stinations from May 8th till 9th June, just in time to celebrate World Gin Day 

by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: For World Gin Day on 9th June, KOKO launches it’s first-ever Gin Symposium which will be a month-long extravaganza starting from 8th May. The Gin Symposium is a fun, relaxed way to invigorate the mind towards new premium gins and new age gin-stinations. India is witnessing a Gin revolution and KOKO’s month long symposium will educate you through budgeted master classes by experts from international brands and walk one through this broad category of spirits, all of various origins, styles, and flavours that revolve around juniper as a common ingredient.

KOKO’s Gin Symposium brings to you an exciting line up of international brand ambassadors from the world of Gin, who will engage you with masterclasses, food pairing dinners and indulges in guest bartending shifts to illustrate the versatility of each participating gin. These weekly masterclasses will be hands on and high-spirited housing brands such as Star of Bombay, The Botanist, Jodhpur Gin, The Vault Gins (Drumshando, Bathtub) and Swami Indian Tonic.
Learn to mix the new premium gins while sipping on some heady Spanish style gin and tonics like Star of Bombay with Svami Cucumber Tonic, Gunpowder Gin with Svami Grapefruit Tonic and more at Rs. 800. For those who fancy a good martini, try the Frank Newman 1904 or the Vesper Martini at Rs. 1000. Gin Classic Cocktails like Gimlet with The botanist and Martinez with Drumshambo will keep you wanting for more. And you can also enjoy your favorite KOKO Cocktails like Jamun Club, Fancy Gin Cocktail, The Jackalope, The Botanist handshake and The Blind Pig and many more.

From Gin & Tonics to Classic Martinis, from old school Gin cocktails and our very own signatures, which way will your spirits take? Shake things up or sip it with a twist at KOKO’s Gin Symposium.

Masterclasses at KOKO:
Every Week-  Chargeable through Insider.in Max 16 people per class (@Rs 1500 Per Person)
Topic and Guest Bartender
8th May
Foraging topic – By Caitlin Hill
The Botanist
19th May
History of Gin through Classic cocktails – by Richard Irwin
Star of Bombay
26th May
Gin and Tonics- by Keshav Prakash
The Vault
After the masterclass offer to the guests who have paid the opportunity for a 3 course meal with pairing cocktails at a discounted price

It’s time to latch on to this opportunity and explore all the great flavor combinations these gins can offer us. After all, we say “Gin is the tonic to our soul”
About KOKO
Situated in the midst of a burgeoning corporate and lifestyle address in Mumbai, lies KOKO. Combining their hospitality rich Chinese & Indian lineage, and the ability to take their legacy forward, Ryan & Keenan Tham, Directors of Pebble Street Hospitality give you yet another front runner. Spread across two levels, KOKO is Mumbai’s most legendary spot. KOKO gives Mumbai its quintessential bar & kitchen that defines a very thin line between premium and luxury, making its mark in the high end elite genre whilst giving a sense of comfort to its patrons. KOKO’s chef, having mastered the art of making & plating, has curated a menu rich in taste & versatility that will allow patrons to nibble on sumptuous dim sums and delicate sushi bursting with dominantly modern Cantonese flavor.

KOKO delivers its knowledge & expertise of Asian cuisine to the Indian palate in the most exquisite manner. Having collaborated with globally renowned mixologist Dimi Lezinska (co-hosted Discovery Channel’s series ‘Cocktail Kings’ & has Cannes and the Oscar party in his portfolio) for an iconic cocktail menu, KOKO serves a mix of choicest & most diverse ingredients one could find in one drink.

Where: KOKO, Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400013


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