August's Cocktail of the Month - the Inspiration

Here at Houndgate Townhouse, we like to believe that inspiration is everywhere (similar to the fashion designer Paul Smith).

When we were on a weekend away in Copenhagen recently we visited a couple of very cool cocktail bars, owned by the same company - called Ruby and Lidkoeb.

We opted for a rum-based cocktail in Ruby and were suprised when a parrot landed on our table [image via instagram]:


A few weeks later Paperchase brought out their "Let's Squawk" mug and a lightbulb moment of inspiration occured...


...and so our August cocktail of the month was born - ours is called Rio [it also coincides with the Olympics which start on the fifth of August].

Our Kraken rum-based "Rio" cocktail is available throughout August 2016: