The creative mixologists at Up & Above Bar have fashioned refreshing summer cocktails using the geographical indication fruits from Thailand’s provinces blended with premium Thai, Japanese and Cuban spirits.
The Damneonsadoek Mango is a heady mix of Havana rum, fresh Ok-rong mango, bael syrup and fresh lime. Soft ripe Ok-rong is popularly eaten with sticky rice and loved for its fragrance and sweetness. It is grown in various areas in central Thailand. However, best known for of its taste is the sweet Ok-rong mango from Damneonsadoek in Ratchaburi province.
Also exotically refreshing is the Miss Nakornpathom, a zesty mix of Phaya premium Thai rum, fresh Kaownampueng pomelo, orange and lime juice, pandan syrup and Shiraz red wine. Nakornpathom province is known for its tasty pomelo and the sweet Kaownampueng variety blends well with the Phaya rum.
The Ampawa Lychee stars fresh Kom-homlamjieak lychee combined with Rugu gin, Martini Rosso, marmalade jam and lime. Unique for its sweet, dry, vivid flesh, the delicious Kom-homlamjieak lychee is grown in the Amphawa district of Samut Songkram, Thailand’s smallest province. Its fruitful character blends well with gin.
Finally, the deeply refreshing Pakchong Pomegranate is a mocktails made with a famous Jarassaeng pomegranate from Pakchong in Nakornratchasima province mixed with honey and lime juice.
Exotic Beverages are available daily from 1 July – 30 September 2020 12.00-24.00, at Up & Above Bar. Prices start at Baht 290++ for cocktails and Baht 250++ for mocktail. Up & Above Bar is located on the 24th floor of The Okura Prestige Bangkok. For information and reservations, please contact 02 687 9000 or email [email protected]. Prices are subject to 10% service charge and 7% government tax.