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19 & 20 NOV 2019

ExCeL LONDON

Porn Star Martini crowned the UK’s favourite cocktail

The Porn Star Martini has proven to be the UK's cocktail of choice in 2018 as found in a recent survey by the on-trade specialist CGA strategy.

Created in 2002 by bartender and LAB bar founder Douglas Ankrah at The Townhouse bar in Knightsbridge, the Porn Star Martini has fast become one of the nation's best-loved beverages. 

Fresh off the back of cocktail's rapid rise in popularity, Pernord Ricard has proudly revealed that its Absolut Vanilla brand is now offically the number one flavoured-vodka in the UK’s on-trade drinks market. 

The Porn Star Martini's winning combination of flavours sees vanilla vodka combined with fresh passion fruit, passion fruit liqueur and lime juice, and is served with a shot of Champagne or Prosecco on the side.

Having orginally been christened the Maverick Martini, in ode of a dodgy club in Cape Town, Ankrah labelled it the porn star because he believed it was something a pornstar would drink due to its ''sexy, fun and evocative'' nature.