The World’s Best Bartender, Charles Joly, presents a cocktail collection created for and served exclusively at aqua in Hong Kong and London. Five new cocktails inspired by summer destinations are available from July 6th to August 31st 2015. From the golden sands of Biarritz to the palm-fringed tropical islands of the South Pacific, guests can experience the ‘Spirit of Summer’ in the heart of the city.
The international collaboration with the world’s biggest cocktail competition World Class™, presents the 2014 World Class™ Champion, Charles Joly, at aqua. Joly’s curated drinks list, captures the sense of summer in five famed locations; Biarritz, South Pacific, Ocean Drive (South Beach), The Provençal and the Garden of England.The cocktails are priced at HKD148.
Made with Cîroc ultra-premium vodka, Dry Sherry and complex Vermouth, finished off with a mist of Chamomile tincture
Each cocktail mixes CÎROC VODKA® with classic summer flavours and modern techniques, to represent the essence of each summer destination. In addition, guests to aqua will have the opportunity to meet Charles Joly and experience his cocktails first hand at two “Startender” nights from 8pm onwards, on July 9th at aqua spirit at One Peking and 7pm onwards July 10th at Armani/Privé in Central.
Charles Joly jets you to the South of France with theBiarritz, a cocktail inspired by the seaside locale, famed for fashion and frequented by royalty and Hollywood stars of old. Biarritz conjures up images of large sun hats and lazy summer days by the pool at Hôtel Du Palais.
A blend of infused Red Berry & Coconut Cîroc vodka served with Sour Pineapple, Campari and a dash of fresh lime – served slowly over ice
Joly’s Biarritz cocktail is inspired by the original Martini and combinesCÎROC VODKA®, bianco vermouth, dry sherry, chamomile liqueur, all finished with a mist of chamomile tincture and served in a coupette. The zesty and fresh drink strikes a balance between masculine and feminine.
Staying in France and travelling to the sunny, historical region of Provence with vivid blue skies and fields of lavender, known for lush rose gardens and green bushels of ripe berries. The Provençal cocktail harnesses the essence of the region with a blend of CÎROC VODKA®, raspberry, Amaretto, rose and absinthe to give heat that awakens the palate.
Cîroc vodka mixed with sweet Sauternes wine, balanced with aged Champagne Vinegar and white grape – carbonated with Co2
Ocean Drive, is a playful cocktail that brings a little fizz pays homage to the 1930’s South Beach image of glitz, glamour and fun. Mixed with CÎROC VODKA®, sauternes, champagne vinegar, white grapes and carbonated water, this drink is sweet, spirituous with a tangy and effervescent bite. With clean lines and strong definition, it is served in a highball glass.
Visit aqua, Armani/Aqua and Armani/Privé this July through August 31st, to experience the best the world has to offer.
With stunning views of the Hong Kong skyline – aqua Hong Kong presents World Class Cocktails from atop of One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui – watch Charles Joly in action at 8pm at aqua spirit on Thursday, July 9th
For reservations at aqua spirit please call: 3427 2288
aqua, 29+30F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Armani/Aqua please call: 3583 2828
2nd Floor, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong
Armani/Privé please call: 3583 2828
2F + Terrace, Landmark Chater (Chater House), 8 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong