Spring has arrived and cocktail lovers already have a tour of bars in São Paulo to enjoy drinks created for the flower season. To celebrate the season, the Gin Botanical Garden invited bartenders from São Paulo to create drinks made with the drink.
The distillery where Jardim Botânico Gin is produced is located in a centenary house in the city of São Paulo, next to a speakeasy bar. In its handmade bottle, the hexagon located in the background was inspired by the city of São Paulo and its ground zero.
From tomorrow (30) until October 10, the bars Guarita Bar, São Paulo Urban Distillery, Guillotina bar, Café Hotel Espresso bar and Sylvester will be included in the list of the “5 botanical gardens”, with drinks made with Jardim Botânico Gin .
“Spring 2003” by Hannah Jácomme
The speakeasy bar exclusive to the distillery where Jardim Botânico Gin is made, São Paulo Urban Distillery, is run by Hannah Jácomme, who created the cocktail “Primavera de 2003” (35 reais), with Jardim Botânico Gim, handmade mango soda with pepper , triple sec, bitter and edible flowers.
The choice of name is a tribute to two mascot cats that used to live in the Drosophyla Bar, where speakeasy is located. The pussies were born in the spring of 2003 and were gone in the year 2019.
Service: Rua Nestor Pestana, 163 – Consolação. (Drosophyla Bar). Hours: Thurs: 5:30 pm to 12:00 am. Fri and Sat: 5:30 pm to 1:00 am. Sun: 3pm to 8pm
“Yellow Garden” by Jean Ponce
Guarita Bar participates with the “Yellow Garden” (34 reais), created by the house’s partner and award-winning bartender, Jean Ponce. The drink includes Jardim Botânico gin, orange peel liqueur, pineapple reduction Angostura, mango, passion fruit, mint leaves and “love”.
“Inspired by the flowery streets of São Paulo during spring, the flowers on the branches, in the cars, in the wind, on the ground and in the hands. The drink evokes the freshness and flavor of the most colorful and playful season of the year, with a botanical touch of the gin and the yellow of the fruits”, explains Ponce.
Service: Rua Simão Álvares, 952 – Pinheiros. Hours: Tue to Thu: 6:00 pm to 12:00 am. Fri: 6pm to 1:45am. Sat: 4pm to 1:45am. Sun: 4:00 pm to 12:00 am
“Cherry” by Spencer Amereno Jr.
Guilhotina Bar, which was considered the 15th best bar in the world by World’s 50 Best Bars in 2019, it has the mixology of Spencer Amereno Jr. For “The 5 Botanical Gardens”, Spencer presents “Cerejeira” (48 reais), with Jardim Botânico gin, Count fruit, Sicilian lemon, Merlet Crème de Framboise and Physalis .
Service: Rua Costa Carvalho, 84 – Pinheiros. Hours: Tue to Fri: 6pm to 1am. Sat: 5pm to 1am
“Petrichor” by Rogério “Frajola” Souza
The Sylvester bar, which has bartender Rogério “Frajola” Souza as a partner, presents “Petrichor” (29.90 reais), which means the smell of rain. Owned, it takes Jardim Botânico gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup, Italian grapes, basil and clubsoda.
“The inspiration behind the name of the drink was to bring the feeling of freshness from the rain to a time when normally high temperatures can bring a dry climate with little green, especially in the northeast of Brazil”, says the bartender.
Service: Rua Maria Carolina, 745 – Pinheiros. Hours: Mon to Wed: 17:00 to 23:00. Thurs to Sat: 5pm to 1am
“Sunset” by Carina Salazar
With its concept differentiated from other bars, the Café Hotel Espresso Bar features coffees and brunches, but is not far behind when the theme is haute cocktails. Also with a strong name, Carina Salazar created the “Sunset” (35 reais), consisting of Jardim Botânico gin, yuzu puree, Sicilian lemon juice, ginger beer, yellow syrup, orange angostura dash and drops of flower. orange.
Service: Rua Amaro Cavalheiro, 22. Hours: Wed to Fri: 10 am to 1 am. Sat: 8am to 1am. Sun: 8am to 3pm