As we reflect on a year of cocktail creativity we select the serves you sipped the most and the bars that were crowned Cocktails in the City winners across the country.
From fizz fueled summer delights to heart warming nightcaps and flame garnished cocktails with a kick; here are the drinks that stole the show at Cocktails in the City 2018.
The Duchess of Bedford - Mr Fogg's Residence, London Spring
ROKU Gin, lavender syrup, lemon verbena tea syrup, william pear puree, lemon, Rinomato Americano Bianco, Fentimans' soda water.
Tasting notes: Light, refreshing and aromatic
The Chapeltown Punch - Vice and Virtue, Leeds
Angostura 7yr old rum, pineapple, Yorkshire tea and rose syrup, fresh lime, trinidad and tobago spices.
Tasting notes: Full bodied and sweet with a hint of fragrance
Royal Summer Fizz - Rock and Rose, London Summer Edition
Whitley Neil quince infused gin, freshly squeezed lemon juice, elderflower cordial, french bubbles, rhubarb and ginger gin perfumed marshmallow.
Tasting notes: Light and delicate with a refreshing hit of ginger
Sugar and Spice - The Alchemist, Manchester
Disaronno, Monin hibiscus, grapefruit juice, passionfruit and ginger foam.
Tasting notes: Pleasing sweet and exotic with a slight tartness from the hibiscus and grapefruit
Breaking Badass - Red Door, Liverpool
Appleton Signature Blend, pineapple Juice, watermelon syrup, malic acid, caramelised demerara sugar.
Tasting notes: Comfortingly sweet with a light watermelon finish
Bath By The Sea - Voyage of Buck, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Seaside Gin, apple juice, elderflower wine, lemon juice, rosemary and sea salt syrup, edible bath bubble, lemon bitter.
Tasting notes: Moreish-ly well balanced between bitter, salty and sweet with the added depth of rosemary
We can't wait to sip, serve and socialise with you all next year and raise a glass to the country's finest bars. Stay tuned for all our upcoming events in 2019.