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‘Off the Market’ – a new cocktail from Scarfe’s bar to celebrate the royal wedding

Whether you’re a royalist or not, there’s no escaping the forthcoming nuptials of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. Possibly the one benefit of all this royal shenanigans is the plethora of drinks and cream teas that will abound in the capital for the duration. None more amusingly so than a new cocktail at Scarfe’s Bar entitled ‘Off the Market’ created to underline the fact that Prince Harry is about to put his wild partying days behind him and will be permanently (we trust) unavailable.

Regally revelling in the Royal Wedding, Off the Market, (2018) is a liquid representation of our Ginger Prince, Prince Harry. Raising a respectful hand, Royal Salute 21yo is offset with a selection of vibrant orange ingredients, including sumptuous saffron and ginger bitters, for a stirred-down and serious take on an Old Fashioned with a playful auburn twist.

This concoction’s finish is enhanced and elongated with the intense flavours of Figaro fig liqueur and Carrot Eau de Vie, served in a custom-made hipflask craftily hidden within a book – perfect should Harry wish to smuggle it in with his order of service. Commemorating the year that cheeky chappy Harry settles down for good, the Off the Market has been crafted with his stag do in mind, as his last indulgent drink as a free man – chin chin and tally ho!

it only remains for SEEN to toast the happy couple.

www.scarfesbar.com

Scarfe’s Bar
Rosewood London
252 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7EN

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