Cane & Grain | Science and Industry Menu Launch

A few weeks ago I was invited along to Cane & Grain in Manchester’s Northern Quarter to try out their brand new Science and Industry menu.

Cane & Grain is set over three floors and features The Rib Joint & Tap Room, The Liars Lounge and of course the newly rebranded Science and Industry floor!

Upon arrival, we were greeted by Massimo Zitti, creator of the cutting-edge cocktails we would be trying.

The team had kindly opened up the mixology room for us to have a look around. It was so cool to see where the magic happens (or in this case, science!)

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After looking around the space, we were treated to three cocktails off the brand-spanking new menu!

First up was a Mexican Gimlet. Made with Lemon Verbena Cordial, Sicilian Verbena is gently infused in water adding sugar, organic lemon zests and citric acid. The cocktail was finished off with a toasted marshmallow which was a nice touch to a gorgeous drink.

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Next up was a Mr Bradsell. Massimo explained to us that it’s named after the legendary bar tender and is a twist on the most popular British cocktail ever made- The Bramble.

To create this Cane & Grain twist on the classic, Infused Chamomile Copper Head Gin is blended together with fresh lemon juice, salted blackberry & vanilla cordial and smoked black tea.

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Lastly, we were wowed by a Negroni Ristretto. Made with Coffee Negroni Reduction, ice and Orange mist, this cocktail is definitely the show-stopper of the evening. The edible perfume created by the extraction of orange zests with neutral grain spirit created a flavoured mist that gave the effect of a hot coffee pot.

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Cane & Grain’s new menu fit the theme of the first floor bar perfectly and Massimo created an outstanding range of cocktails that scream just that…science and industry.

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