It was a pretty inconsistent July for the weather but one thing that was a guarantee was a great month for weddings! Reel Time Bars were all over Scotland from Loch Lomond to Aberdeen and back to Edinburgh! At the beginning of July we headed up to Boturich Castle to set up a bar in their purpose built marquee. There were cocktails flowing all evening with the ladies drinking Cosmos and the gentry on Mojitos. It was a beautiful day and we even had a moment to take in the breathtaking view across Loch Lomond.
When you have a wedding party ranging from Geordies to Canadians and the wedding weekend is based in Scotland there is only one thing to do…….cocktails and highland games! We arrived at a rather wet Harburn House on a Friday afternoon with cabers, ponchos, cocktail shakers and a haggis, not a usual Friday but a fun filled day was ahead. We set up a mobile barin one of the houses many grand rooms and prepared to start one of our signature cocktail masterclasses for 20 eager ladies. We taught the ladies how to make a range of classic cocktails, spoke in depth about the classics and most importantly ………drank the classics. As the ladies were giving their best Tom Cruise impression the men participated in a highland games led by our in house “heavy”. They were taught how to toss a caber, throw a hammer and most importantly how to throw a haggis at a whisky bottle! A fun filled day was certainly had.
There were some smartly dressed men and some elegantly dressed ladies when we hosted a cocktail party in the West of Glasgow for a birthday bash. We set up a bar and sold a wide variety of cocktails from sidecars to martinis! We even launched our new and exclusive Scottish Malt Whisky Society malt of the month which went down incredibly well with the gentlemen. A good night was had by the guests and by the staff, everyone leaving with a smile on their face!
Well, a busy July is over which brought many different events in lots of different venues. We look ahead now to August which brings with it the Edinburgh International Festival, late nights and a lot more weddings!
It’s all said and done, it’s reel, and it’s been fun!