Blog: Chris MercerA lake of Courvoisier

Chris Mercer | 10 December 2009

Courvoisier has teamed up with budding artist duo Bompas & Parr to create a 4,000-litre swimming pool of Courvoisier Cognac cocktail.

Part of a London building was this week flooded with the cocktail, which used Courvoisier Exclusif (not even the cheap stuff...) and largely cranberry and pomegranate juice to create "The Emperor's Shrub" cocktail - created by Joe McCanta.

"We've spent six months working with [London university] UCL to establish how to turn a building into a punch bowl," said Bompas & Parr.

The result can serve one cocktail to around 25,000 people.

Those who came to view the Punchbowl were invited to float around on the surface on a giant orange slice.

We promise we have not been taking drugs. Here is Blur band member Alex James to prove it...


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