Weird Wonderfulness from Hendrick’s Gin

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As long as we’re talking about booze today, here’s a strange and marvelous thing:  the people at Hendrick’s Gin are injecting their usual madcap absurdity into London Cocktail Week, an event it pains me greatly to miss.  Anyway, they’ve created an Umbrella Emporium to pay tribute to the cocktail umbrella.  Check this one out–the Mumbrella:  ‘A miniature umbrella made out of iridescent feathers is shielding a chicken egg sat on a nest. Is it waiting for the egg to hatch, or is it just shielding it from the morning rain before it gets eaten for breakfast? Only the Mumbrella knows…’ 

Well. There you have it.


 

Posted by

Amy Stewart
on October 19, 2011 at 6:27 pm, in the category But is it Art?, Garden Rant Cocktail Hour.

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3 Comments

  1. 23rd July 2016 at 7:25 pm —

    Why is there a huge cucumber in the last photo?

  2. 24th October 2016 at 8:18 pm —

    Well, Hendrick’s is all about the cucumbers–it’s one of the flavors in their gin.

  3. 14th November 2016 at 4:36 am —

    OK Ladies, we must ask that you do not consume alcoholic beverages with funny names or funny colors or that come with umbrellas. Violate these rules at your own risk.

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