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Review: DSC – London Cocktail Week 2018

London Cocktail Week returned to the capital once more for another rendition, bringing the capitals finest cocktail bars together to celebrate all things mixed drink-related. And, as per tradition, at Discount we got straight into the spirit of things, hosting a series of events and showcasing a number of cocktail creations over the course of the week. Kicking things off […]

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Halloween Ripper Walks at DSC

Discount Suit Company is plumb in the middle of Jack The Ripper’s infamous hunting ground of yesteryear, so we’re teaming up once more with the award winning London Walks – proprietors of THE Jack The Ripper Tour. All Hallows’ Eve sees the return of our Jack The Ripper walks. The walks will commence at Discount Suit Company, 29a Wentworth Street, […]

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Buffalo Trace Antiques Selection Masterclass

The 4th October sees us host a very special Buffalo Trace Antiques Collection Masterclass in the afternoon, which will involve an in-depth, 2-hour long tasting and talk with Drew Mayville – Buffalo Trace’s Master Blender. He’ll be making the journey all the way across the pond to Spitalfields to join us. Whilst here, he will be using his expertise to […]

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Top Bananas – Guest Cocktails – DSC

September’s guest serve was this cool cucumber – which we call Top Bananas. For the occasion we teamed up with multi-award winning Rum producers, The Real McCoy. Their Rum is borne out of the story of Bill McCoy, the pioneer rum runner of the Prohibition era. In January of 1920, McCoy was the first to fill a boat with alcohol […]

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Review: New Cocktail List Launch – DSC

July 18th saw the release of our brand new summer-ready cocktail lineup here at Discount Suit Company, our 9th menu. As always, we kept close to our ethos of classic style drinks using traditional methods. However we also put some focus on spirits which are oft overlooked – Oloroso, Bergamot Aperitif and Quinquina Aperitivo to name but a handful. With […]

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Jude – Guest Cocktail – DSC

We’re going for Jude in June in terms of our liquid visitor, ringing in the summer with this vivid libation. With one eye firmly trained on World Gin Day on 9th, we utilised Four Pillars Gin as our base and followed it up with Amaro Nonino, Cocchi Americano, Lemon Juice, and Sugar Syrup to round things off nicely. Plus, it’ll […]

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Review: Cinco De Mayo – DSC

Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for the 5th May, marks the date when the Mexican army defeated the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It’s become a big annual celebration across the Atlantic in Mexico and the US, and this year it came to Discount Suit Company for the second year running. The night itself kicked off at 6pm, […]

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Señor Juan – Guest Cocktail – DSC

  Featuring Quiquiriqui mezcal, and with one eye trained on Cinco De Mayo on.. 5th May, our Guest Cocktail this month is Señor Juan. With mezcal at its base, it plays on Mexican influence with hibiscus & lime also starring. An herbaceous edge is also supplied with a little sage to round him off. Quiquiriqui’s Mezcals are all Single Estate […]

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Sandita – Guest Cocktail – DSC

  April’s guest cocktail was the Sandita, and featured a fair bit of Cucamelon Gin courtesy of That Boutique-y Gin Company. They specialise in bottling a plethora of the finest gins from around the globe, visiting some of the world’s best distilleries, and working with some of the best brands and minds in the industry. Their label art is also […]

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Cinco De Mayo – DSC

Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for the 5th of May, marks the date when the Mexican army defeated the French army in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. It’s become big annual celebration across the Atlantic in Mexico and the US, and this year it’s coming to Discount Suit Company. Featuring Quiquiriqui Mezcal, our Guest Cocktail for May is Señor Juan. […]

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Kildare – Guest Cocktail – DSC

As Irish Christmas was just over the horizon, our guest cocktail for March – ‘Kildare’ – involved a good measure of some premium Irish Whiskey to help get you all in the spirit of things.   The whiskey in question was Green Spot Irish Whiskey, which hails from the Midleton Distillery in Cork and is made using the same traditional single-pot […]

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DSC Ripper Tour – 12th March

Discount Suit Company is plumb in the middle of Jack The Ripper’s infamous hunting ground of yesteryear, so we’re teaming up with the award winning London Walks – proprietors of THE Jack The Ripper Tour, to bring you a Ripper Tour with a difference. The walks will commence at Discount Suit Company, 29a Wentworth Street, where you’ll receive a cocktail […]

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DSC – New Menu Launch 7th March

On 7th March Discount Suit Company launch their 8th Cocktail List, as always, drawing inspiration from forgotten and classic cocktails. It’s been tailored to be lighter and fresher, using seasonal ingredients for the Spring & Summer months. From this perspective they’ve looked to warmer climes such as Mexico, Cuba & Italy for ideas upon cocktails and spirits alike. There has […]

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Hotline Bling – Guest Cocktail – DSC

February’s guest cocktail was the ‘Hotline Bling’ – created and named with Valentine’s Day in mind.   Designed for two to share although it could just as easily be sipped by one, it involved a generous amount of the somewhat-neglected premium rose petal-based liqueur, Lanique.   The sweetness of the Lanique was well balanced out in this lovers’ libation by […]

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DSC – 4th Birthday

Discount Suit Company turned four on 10th January. To mark the occasion we got all nostalgic and revisited all our Greatest Hits from past menus. Throughout our birthday week, from the 8th-14th January, we put together a special drinks list with one cocktail from each of our previous seven menus. One fan favourite per day took its turn to bask […]

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Red Red Rose – Guest Cocktails – DSC

  The first guest cocktail of 2018 at Discount Suit Co was the ‘Red Red Rose’, a doff of our caps to Scottish lyricist and poet Rabbie Burns – as well as towards Burns’ Night which took place on the 25th.   This time round we featured the rich and full-bodied Compass Box Artist’s Blend Scotch, which is packed with […]

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The Halloween Jack the Ripper Tour – DSC

This Halloween, Discount Suit Company joined forces with the award-winning London Walks for a chilling night of cocktails and Ripper walks. Guests were greeted outside by their guide for the evening, Simon Whitehouse, as well as a liquor-heavy spiced hot punch to warm them up on a cold October night. They were then taken around the dimly-lit streets of Whitechapel […]

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Pharmaceutical Stimulant #2 – Guest Cocktails – DSC

October’s guest cocktail at Discount Suit Co was the ‘Pharmaceutical Stimulant’, in which we featured the punchy flavours of one of the leaders of the poitín revolution, Ban Poítin.   Made to celebrate International Coffee Day on 1st October, we mixed cold brew coffee, a dash of Ban Poítin, Branca Menta and finished it off with coconut to create a […]

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Rye Julep & Whiskey Tailors – Guest Cocktails – DSC

This month we’re spoiling you with not one, but two guest cocktails, both featuring Woodford Reserve and available throughout September. Whiskey Tailors Woodford Reserve, Sherry, Agave, Pineapple & Peach Bitters   Rye Julep Woodford Reserve Rye, Mint & Sugar

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DSC – 7th Menu

July saw the launch of Discount Suit Company’s new menu and we’ve got 9 new cocktails for you to try – as if you needed an excuse to pop in. The new menu sticks to what we do best – bringing our own twist to classic cocktails. New members of the team, Oli and Hilding, were instrumental in designing the drinks, bringing […]

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Gun Runner – Guest Cocktail – DSC

It was our manager, Tommy’s turn to come up with August’s Guest Cocktail – he used a mix of rums in a nod to Notting Hill Carnival at the end of the month. Gun Runner Plantation 3 Star White Rum, 5yr Dark Rum, Over Proof Rum, Velvet Falernum, Absinthe, Angostura, Orange, Lime, Passion Fruit & Honey

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National Tequila Day – Guest Cocktails – DSC

To commemorate National Tequila Day here at DSC, we’ve four classically inspired concoctions, from four staples of Tequila distillation. Following the success of June’s 4 guest Gin cocktails for World Gin Day, why not do the same for Tequila? Like the Gin drinks, each drink this month is from a different distillery but unlike the Gin ones, they are all from […]

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World Gin Day – Guest Cocktails – DSC

In honour of World Gin Day on the 10th of June, we thought we’d do something a little different for this month’s Guest Cocktail at Discount Suit Company. Instead of a single guest cocktail, we’re doing four! Four different martinis with four different gins from four different countries, in fact. The four gins we’ve chosen are: Four Pillars from Australia, […]

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Hearts Punch – Guest Cocktail – DSC

Christmas is a time for sharing so a cocktail for two seemed a fitting stint for our ‘Guest Cocktail’ in December.   Hearts Punch Peated Scotch Whisky, Swedish Punsch, Earl Grey Tea, Pomegranate, Lemon & Angostura Bitters.

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