Visit The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge this March to indulge in the ultimate bar and cocktail experience, at a destination where daytime dining seamlessly blends into nightlife and the city skyline twinkles under the evening sky. The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge is taking cocktail culture in Macau to new heights with drinks crafted by award-winning mixologist Mr. Maxim Schulte; the rarest gin experience in the world; and a dining and cocktail collaboration with Singapore’s famed Izakaya restaurant, Neon Pigeon.
Mr. Maxim Schulte Wins World’s Biggest Gin Competition
Mr. Maxim Schulte, mixologist at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge, just won Global Winner at Beefeater MIXLDN 7, the world’s biggest gin-based cocktail competition. In February 2018, mixologists from 31 countries faced off to create the finest gin concoctions, and after three days of competition, Maxim came in first place with his signature creation Stack of Fortune, a bright and fusion of Beefeater 24 Gin, fresh lime juice, white crème de cacao, fresh mint, and homemade bitter orange blossom sherbet, topped with butterfly pea flower soda. Visit The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge in March to sample Maxim’s world-class, award-winning gin creations in the heart of Macau’s vibrant Cotai district.
The World’s Most Exclusive Gin
Indulge in a rare and prestigious gin experience like no other, as The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge presents our finest Watenshi – the world’s most exclusive gin, served in Baccarat luxurious glasses. Officially recognized twice as the most innovative alcohol around the globe. Watenshi is distilled at half the pressure found on top of Mount Everest and at a temperature lower than the coldest day recorded at the South Pole, resulting in a gin of unparalleled intensity and complexity. The Cambridge Distillery has been able to capture the “Angel’s Share”, yield just 15ml per distillation of their Japanese Gin. Only nineteen bottles have been produced in the world. Experience this stunning gin, with notes of sweet, citrus and spice, supported by bitter juniper and an incredibly long, complex finish only at The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge.
7-Course Menu and Cocktail Pairing Dinner with Neon Pigeon
In a first-to-Macau collaboration, The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge is partnering with Singapore’s headline-grabbing modern urban Izakaya restaurant Neon Pigeon to introduce an exclusive 7-course dinner and cocktail pairing experience from March 16-17.
Conceived and crafted by Neon Pigeon’s Head Chef Justin Hammond, the 7-course dinner offers a sampling of Neon Pigeon’s famously fun and accessible dishes, which highlight the finest Japanese flavors in a modern way and with an unexpected, nostalgic slant. Dishes include a three-layered Tuna Tartare with tuna, avocado cream and yuzu jelly; Confit Duck Leg which is cooked in its own juices and topped with a traditional Japanese Ishiyaki sauce, then served with Nori paste mashed potatoes, persimmon and pickled Daikon; and Crispy Pork Belly which is braised first before fried to crispiness to intensify the full umami flavors and accompanied by a fresh Japanese salad.
Guests can take the gastronomic experience to the next level by savoring unique Neon Pigeon Cocktails created by Symphony Loo, Neon Pigeon’s Bar Manager and Head Bartender who was recently named “Rising Star of the Year” in the Bar Awards Singapore edition 2017. The unique concoctions include the Teared Negroni, a signature Neon Pigeon cocktail that puts a twist on the classic Negroni by featuring sake and umeshu rather than gin and is topped off with prosecco; the Shibuya with a Suntory Kakubin whisky base and Yuzu marmalade jam, Cointreau chamomile, and lychee liqueur; and the Geisha which offers a light and fruity take on a classic martini, incorporating apricot brandy and sherry, as well as shitake mushroom-infused sake and umeshu.
To reserve your spot at the Neon Pigeon pairing dinner, or for general reservations and inquiries on The Ritz-Carlton Bar & Lounge, please call +853 8886 6706 or email email@example.com.