The four-day Glasgow Cocktail Weekend has announced their 2019 dates by paying tribute to Scottish singer, Lewis Capaldi, who popped in unexpectedly to try it and said it: “hits you in the face.”

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The Lewis Capaldi-inspired drink named Bathgate to L.A. has been exclusively created by mixologists from So L.A. on Mitchell St and is a sweet fusion of freshly muddled Japanese ginger, craft Roku gin, and a delicious lychee liqueur to offer a taste to what to expect from the 2019 Glasgow Cocktail Weekend.


  • 25ml Roku Japanese Craft Gin
  • 25ml Sake, Umeshu of Kishinamien
  • 12.5ml Lychee liqueur
  • 12.5ml Sugar
  • Diced and chopped crushed fresh ginger


Bathgate to L.A. cocktail

1.    Muddle fresh ginger with sugar

2.    Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker

3.    Shake without ice for 10 seconds

4.    Add ice and reshake for a further 10 seconds

5.    Strain into a chilled cocktail glass

6.    Add a garnish of ginger to finish

7. Enjoy!

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