Simone Caporale and Alex Kratena reunion

Words by Simon Difford

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While the brothers that comprise The Kinks and Oasis are yet to take to the stage together again, legendary bartending duo Simone Caporale (Sips, Barcelona) and Alex Kratena (Tayēr + Elementary) will reunite at Sips for an exclusive collaboration with Amaro Santoni.

Not seen behind the stick together since taking London's Artesian bar to a record four consecutive World's Best Bar titles (2011-2015), Simone and Alex will reunite for the first time behind the bar at Sips for one night only on Monday 30th October 2023, serving a bespoke cocktail menu inspired by Amaro Santoni from 6pm - 10pm.

Just as befits a band getting back together for a one-off concert, the duo have collaborated to create tour merchandise - the Sips x Tayēr + Elementary Bartender's Travel Capsule Collection, operated by Amaro Santoni. This apparel and merch collection features must-have essentials for any globetrotting bartender. Playfully co-branded with airline-inspired decals, including a cosmetic pouch, eye mask, t-shirt, hoodie, sweatpants and suitcase available at for the UK and for the rest of the world from 27th October 2023.

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