Sake and ‘Straight Up’ Drinks Masterclasses at Sake no Hana

If your tastebuds were tantalised by my post on Sake no Hana and if you are a regular reader of my blog, then there’s a strong likelihood that you might be interested in the drinks masterclasses which Sake no Hana’s bar is running.

Sake Hana

The ‘Straight Up’ masterclasses are priced at £30 per person and they take place on Tuesday evenings at Sake no Hana in Mayfair (6:30-8:30pm) as well as on Saturday afternoons at Hakkasan on Hanway Place.

The first session at Sake no Hana focused on Hendricks Gin with Duncan Rae …

Hendricks Gin

And the series of ‘Straight Up’ masterclasses on 9th July, 23rd July, 6th August, 13th August 2013, continue with:

  • Americano / Negroni cocktails and variations
  • Glenfiddich Malt Scotch Whisky (with Jamie Milne)
  • Margarita / Daiquiri and variations
  • Suntory Japanese Whisky and ice carving (with Zoran Peric)

On the following dates, Sake no Hana will also be running a series of Sake masterclasses:

  • 6th July
  • 3rd August
  • 7th September
  • 5th October

Each class will start at 11am and the half-day events will offer an introduction to the history of Japan’s national drink, an understanding of the culture of sake, with a particular focus on how and when to drink it.

You will be invited to try seven different types of sake and one umeshu – a traditional Japanese plum wine – followed by lunch at Sake no Hana’s sushi counter, for £60 per person.

Sake no Hana And on departure, you will also receive a gift bag to include a bottle of sake and kikichoko ‘snake eye’ sake cup. For more information on the masterclasses and to reserve a place, click here for Sake no Hana’s events page.


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