This November, experiential family of bars Mr Fogg’s have partnered with ultra-premium rum Brugal 1888 on Mr Fogg’s Dominican Journey. Celebrating the roots of Brugal Rum and Phileas’ love for travel, the month-long menu where Londoner’s will be invited to experience the Dominican Republic through immersive VR, live bands, unique messages in a bottle, and exceptional Brugal 1888 rum cocktails across Mr Fogg’s sites.
Mr Fogg’s Dominican Journey will take place at all Mr Fogg’s, excluding Mr Fogg’s Tavern & Gin Parlour, Mr Fogg’s Pawnbrokers & Mr Fogg’s Hat Tavern & Gin Club. When guests opt for one of the curious concoctions on the Brugal 1888 menu, they are presented with a VR headset. As guests sip on their cocktails, scenes of Phileas J Fogg on his travels from the Dominican Republic and the creation of The Maestro’s Welcome cocktail will be displayed, immersing guests into Mr Fogg’s quest. Throughout the month, each venue will showcase unique Brugal 1888 rum cocktails and chances to win prizes through their own secret messages in bottles.
Every Thursday in November, Mr Fogg’s Apothecary, opposite Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair, will be hosting live bands that will bring the Dominican Republic to life, with music that captures the essence of the Island.
All bars will be serving The Maestro’s Welcome featuring Brugal 1888 rum, coconut syrup and coffee bitters. This cocktail will be served with a message in a bottle, which could earn the imbiber a selection of prizes ranging from Brugal 1888 gift boxes to Mr Fogg’s gift vouchers.
Exploring San Pedro de Macorís from Mr Fogg’s Society of Exploration
Brugal 1888 rum, Cointreau Noir orange liqueur, fig liqueur, grapefruit sherbet and fresh lime juice, topped with Franklin & Sons 1886 soda water
Aouda Meets Don Andrés from Mrs Fogg’s
Brugal 1888 rum, Luxardo cherry maraschino liqueur, lime syrup, sour cherry juice and grapefruit salt
Safe Dominican Cure from Mr Fogg’s Apothecary
Coconut oil fat washed Brugal 1888 Rum, pickled strawberries brine, white wine reduction and Demerara sugar syrup