The week in pictures

(Photo: David Parry/PA Wire)

This week, bartenders, cocktail aficionados and folks that just like a drink swarmed the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane to enjoy discounted serves, masterclasses and special launch parties as part of London Cocktail Week.

db headed down on Wednesday night for a bop with spirits giant Bacardí at its own pop-up ‘Rum Room’ at LCW HQ.

It’s not the only thing the brand launched this week, as Wednesday saw Bacardí introduce a new barrel-aged rum – Bacardí Gran Reserva Diez – at the bar, with a DJ set from Maya Jama (pictured).

The rum, which has been barrel-aged for a minimum of 10 years, is available at a number of the UK cocktail bars like Laki Kane, Trailer Happiness, The Curtain, Nine Lives, Gong and Blue Bar in London; Filthy Xiii in Bristol; Cottonopolis in Manchester; Panda & Sons in Edinburgh; and Present Company in Liverpool. If you really like it, you can also get it on Amazon.

The Rum Room will be open to the public from Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 October at Dray Walk, opposite the Old Truman Brewery.

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