Ginscape the Melbourne Winter at Grand Hyatt Melbourne's Ru-Co Bar

four cocktails will be featured every fortnight

  • 01-Jun-18

While Melbourne's temperature may be dropping outside, Grand Hyatt Melbourne's Ru-Co Bar is heating up with its Winter Series – a premier gin cocktail collaboration with the city's favourite local gin brand, The Melbourne Gin Company. 

For the months of June and July, gin lovers will be transported to warmer destinations with cocktails inspired from the world's most famous gin-soaked cities: London, Paris, Singapore and New York. 

One destination and four cocktails will feature every fortnight, specially curated and mixed by The Melbourne Gin Company's head mixologist. While relaxing by Ru-Co Bar's famous open fire lounge, guests can ginscape the cold and be transported around the world as they discover new and immersive cocktail flavours. The Winter Series at Ru-Co Bar will launch on Thursday 7th June, with London as the first destination. To celebrate this new winter collaboration, the night will also include: 

-Four London-inspired cocktails: Corpse Reviver, MGC Martini, Green Park and a cheeky Hanky Panky. 

-2 for 1 cocktails from 6:00 - 8:00pm. 

-Free gin masterclasses running from 6:00 - 8:00pm. Classes will run every half hour with guests being able to join in on the night on a first come, first serve basis. 

Winter Series at Ru-Co Bar will run from 6:00 - 10:00pm every Thursday and Friday, starting Thursday 7th June through to Friday 27th July. The series will showcase the following: 

-Series 1: London – Thurs 7th, Fri 8th, Thurs 14th & Fri 15th June

-Series 2: Paris – Thurs 21st, Fri 22nd, Thurs 28th & Fri 29th June

 -Series 3: Singapore – Thurs 5th, Fri 6th, Thurs 12th & Fri 13th July

 -Series 4: New York – Thurs 19th, Fri 20th, Thurs 26th & Fri 27th July

 Ru-Co Bar is open Tues-Thurs 5:00pm – 12:00am, Fri & Sat 4:00pm – 1:00am, Sun-Mon closed.

 For more information or images, please contact Lana Matafonov, Public Relations & Communications Manager, 03 9653 4666 or

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