Berlin, Germany The Ritz-Carlton Hotel has a new bar called Fragrances that opened in June 12. It’s the first of its kind to pair perfumes with cocktails. The bar has devised 15 cocktails inspired by famous perfumes like Armani, Yves Saint Laurent and Jo Malone.
The innovations of bar manager Arnd Heissen, guests are invited to have a whiff of the 15 scents and choose the corresponding cocktail that pairs with the fragrance they like best. The drinks and their corresponding scents are displayed on a rack together with the ingredients that make up the fragrance. The beverage will smell exactly just like the corresponding scent. It is innovation of the senses and a showcase on find out how to be a better bartender.
Heissen says, “At Fragrances, we wish our guests not only to enjoy their drinks, but to experience them.All the drinks are served in a distinctive approach to reflect the matching perfume design. The drinks will be served from glasses in buckets and birdhouses to milk bottles.
He also mentioned that, “In the selection of their favorite cocktails, our guests depend entirely on their senses. An experiment, which demands courage and curiosity on the a part of the guests, but which at the identical time, may be unbelievably inspiring. Our new bar would not only appeal to the nose and palate, but in addition the eye, the ear and our natural play instinct./p>
Snack pairings have been created to match the perfume drinks. Vanilla and raspberry macarons are best with the Signorina cocktail, inspired by the Salvatore Ferragamo fragrance of the identical name. It features jasmine and rose infused Tanqueray No. Ten, vanilla and patchouli syrup.
The hotel has stated that no sponsorship deals were agreed between the businesses and the Ritz-Carlton. The hotel also doesn’t sell any of the fragrances shown within the bar. “It’s more in regards to the experience and to not sell the perfumes,” Heissen said.