Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Meet the Fifty Shades cocktail

A-shade-of-Grey---cocktail-.jpg
20080130_rf_browns_The_Dono.jpg
Fifty-Shades_shelf.jpg
EL-James-Fifty-Shades.jpg
Fifty-Shades_bedroom.jpg

It was only a matter of time... with Fifty Shades mania sweeping the world this summer, publishers and brands alike have been quick to cash in on the selling power of erotic phenomena.

With more "mummy porn" follow-ups than we care to think of and a hotel that's swapped its bedside Bibles for editions of EL James' kinky tome, it seems everyone wants a piece of the Fifty Shades pie.

Now you can literally drink up the adventures of Christian Grey and co., courtesy of a new cocktail created by The Donovan Bar at Rocco Forte’s Brown’s Hotel.

"A suite at Brown’s Hotel near Piccadilly" appears in the third of EL James' trilogy and in honour of this fact, Brown's has muddled up the exotic drink "to recreate the passion shared by the now world famous fictional couple."

A Shade of Grey features a heady mix of Chase vodka, Akashi plum sake infused with chilli, fresh passion fruit and lemon juice - along with a decadent Lady Grey macaroon on the side.

Guests are invited to enjoy the potent concoction in "the naughty corner" of the hotel bar, surrounded by "risqué photographs" from Terence Donovan.

Not one for your average work drinks, perhaps - but it might make a fun night out...

What do you think? Would you take your date for a Shade of Grey cocktail? Or are you over the whole thing already? Let us know in the comments section below.

Related

grey.jpg

Twenty things men are asking about Fifty Shades of Grey

rexfeatures_950357a(1).jpg

Fifty Shades of frustration?

Fifty-Shades_bedroom.jpg

Hotel defends Fifty Shades Bible swap

Comments

Latest...

Coffee in a cone is here to brighten up your mornings

The best way to start the day by Sarah Biddlecombe

27 Sep 2016

How to launch a successful pop up business for less than £1,000

By a couple who did it themselves by Sarah Biddlecombe

26 Sep 2016

Food revolution: the UK’s first waste supermarket has opened

by Harriet Hall

22 Sep 2016

The best red wines to stay in with this autumn

They all pair perfectly with a night on the sofa by Victoria Gray

18 Sep 2016

Drinking this healing gin could bring you good luck

It's worth a try by Sarah Biddlecombe

13 Sep 2016

Top 10 health benefits of eating cheese

Here’s 10 extra reasons to indulge in that cheese toastie… by Kayleigh Dray

12 Sep 2016

London’s most incredible drink experiences

From the iconic to the experimental, the 7 best ways to indulge in the capital by Amy Swales

11 Sep 2016

Quiz: what kind of cheese are you most like?

This might just be our cheesiest personality quiz of all time… by Kayleigh Dray

08 Sep 2016

Five reasons why drinking gin can actually be good for you

Thought you loved gin? Prepare to renew your vows by Amy Lewis

31 Aug 2016

The best London restaurants for late-night dining

Make the most of the night tube with 24-hour restaurants and post-theatre deals by Amy Swales

26 Aug 2016