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Uganda Waragi announces sponsorship of Kampala Cocktail Week

Uganda Waragi, the Spirit of Uganda, has announced that it will be the official sponsor of the Kampala Cocktail Week. The Kampala Cocktail Week will be the first of its kind in Kampala and will run from 3rd to 12th December, 2015.

A mixologist does his thing at the KCF festival

A mixologist does his thing at the KCF festival

The Pearl Guide is the brains behind the Cocktail Week. Pearl Guide held the highly successful debut of the Kampala Restaurant Week early this year.

Benon samples a Ug cocktail

Benon samples a Ug cocktail

The Kampala Cocktail week seeks to evoke a new urban nightlife culture that Kampala hasn’t experienced before. The cocktail week is a spectacle of cocktail mixing art by the best mixologists and fine drinking experiences throughout the 10 days. All this is proudly sponsored by Uganda Waragi, Uganda’s premium gin. [adrotate banner=”3″]

To announce this sponsorship, Kampala Cocktail Week had its first ever sample at the just concluded Kampala City Festival. Revelers had the opportunity to taste Uganda Waragi signature cocktails such as the Kololo Sunset, Muyenga Sunrise and Luzinda’s Desire.

Nyimpini Mabunda, MD UBL reviews the cocktail menu as Philip Kalibwani, COO of the Pearl Guide looks on

Nyimpini Mabunda, MD UBL reviews the cocktail menu as Philip Kalibwani, COO of the Pearl Guide looks on

“Gin being the biggest spirits category, lends itself to globally renowned cocktails and Uganda Waragi, as the number 1 premium quality gin, is proud to be associated with the Kampala Cocktail Week. Kampala Cocktail Week provides the right platform for the brand to drive its newly launched ’50 ways to drink Uganda Waragi’ campaign that teaches Ugandans simple ways to mix and enjoy their UG” said Rhona Namanya, Brand Manager of Uganda Waragi.

UBL's Julian Kaggwa and a friend sample Ug cocktails

UBL’s Julian Kaggwa and a friend sample Ug cocktails

Uganda Waragi is celebrating its golden jubilee this year and in an effort to diversify the ways and means the drink can be consumed, has come up with “50 ways to drink Uganda Waragi” and cocktails are top of this agenda. The brand also recently unveiled its new look in a world class iconic bottle and launched two new flavor variants, coconut and coffee.

A UG cocktail

A UG cocktail

Uganda Breweries Limited

Uganda Breweries is the Uganda’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, wines and beer categories. These brands include international brands Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Buchanan’s, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness; as well as home of local treasures Bell Lager and Uganda Waragi.

Uganda Waragi

Uganda Waragi is a premium quality gin and is the leading spirit brand in Uganda since 1965. It is produced in Uganda by Uganda Breweries Limited and sells over 5 million bottles per year. It is also known as The Spirit of Uganda.

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