Now it’s December I’m ready to get into the Christmas spirit… literally. Dirty Martini invited me to a Christmas cocktail masterclass and after attending their opening and enjoying some delicious martinis I very happily accepted.
Dirty Martini is new on the Cardiff cocktail scene. Cardiff is the first location outside London for this stylish cocktail bar that mainly focuses on martinis. They have launched 5 cocktails for Christmas and we got to make Christmas Cheer and Mince Chai at the masterclass.
Both were delicious but Mince Chai was the star for me for obviously (resisting the obvious-tea pun). It has the delicious London Bold Spirit, a warming distilled spirit with botanicals and cherry, as the base and a number of other warming ingredients such as chai and gingerbread syrups making it a perfect warming Christmas cocktail. It contains egg whites which give it a distinctive froth that reminds me of a traditional cup of chai.
Dirty Martini is the perfect place to go for a few Christmas drinks with both work colleagues and friends. The Christmas cocktails are £9 but Dirty Martini is known for its generous happy hour with half price martinis and other deals. Happy hour times are;
Monday- Thursday: 3-10pm, Friday- Saturday: 12- 9pm, Sunday: All day