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Set to a scratchy jazz soundtrack, this Victorian warren looks like the sort of place where Dr Jekyll might hang out. Head to its compact bar, and you’ll find modern-day alchemists channelling characters from a Robert Louis Stevenson novella as they conduct experiments in molecular mixology involving dry ice, liquid nitrogen, foams, fogs, tinctures, distillations, evaporations and more besides. This much-admired bar is in the business of creating ‘luscious libations’ that raise many questions. Is Purl-blockerglory (Cognac, Amer Picon, pomegranate, ‘astringent air’ and ginger mousse) the ultimate elixir? Is a smoke-filled combo of rum, root beer reduction, chocolate and lavender bitters, spritzed with honey dew, the cure for melancholia? Will a gin, cassis, pepper and ginger sour atomised with absinthe, then flambéed, set the world on fire? Were school science lessons ever this much fun?


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  1. Published : Wednesday, 11 June 2014

    The Little Brown Book :: Purl

    A Sip & a Show (and a story).Are you sitting comfortably? Then I'll begin ...In London there sits a hidden cavern,It's name is Purl; a bright shining tavern.As one of the best bars in the city,This ‘secret’ speakeasy is more than just pretty.People travel from far and wide,To experience the delights it holds inside.My story is one of a happy scale,A chance encounter with a fine young male.We sipped all evening at this fancy bar,I’d give it a few, nay five gold stars!All the cocktails were creatively made,The flame-popped balloon was a game well played.Half the way through we adjourned downstairs,But this was...
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