Record numbers at cocktail event

Mixologist making cocktail

RECORD numbers are said to have attended this year’s Edinburgh Cocktail Week.

More than 80 bars across the capital took part in last month’s event, which recorded a 54% increase in footfall. A total of 13,276 spirit enthusiasts visited the event, consuming over 65,000 cocktails across the 83 participating bars and 15 pop-ups in the new cocktail village.

Event organiser Gary Anderson, said: “We are delighted with the positive feedback we have received from attendees, brands and bars.”