City Buzz: Top 5 Leeds Loves Cocktails events not to miss

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Leeds Loves Cocktails starts on Monday, June 1 with 50 events across the city. To make it easy for you, here’s our Top 5.

Launch party at The Maven

Learn about the history of rum from 6pm on June 1, then party the night away with a range of cocktails until late.

War of the Roses at Merrion Street venues

It’s Leeds vs. Manchester in a battle of the bartenders, held at five Merrion Street venues from 3pm to 7pm on Tuesday, June 2.

American Bar Takeover at Manahatta

Top barman Declan McGurk from The American Bar at The Savoy Hotel in London will return to his Leeds roots (he used to work for Arc Inspirations!) to create bourbon cocktails at Manahatta from 6pm on June 3.

King’s Ginger Palace at Trinity Leeds

A pop-up bar in a horsebox? What’s not to love! Sip on a cocktail at the unusual bar near ROX in Trinity Leeds from June 1 to June 7.

Closing party at Merrion Street

A tropical-themed street party comes to Merrion Street with a decked-out DJ truck, food, drinks and sunshine (hopefully). Then finish off the night with a party at Mojo from 9pm.