Drinking is so last year. Not the consumption of alcohol that is, but actually drinking it.
Move aside mouth, there’s a new way to get that sweet nectar into your bloodstream.
Alcoholic Architecture is the latest pop-up to hit the capital where you breathe in alcohol through a cloud.
Now I don’t want to brag, but I’m pretty good at breathing.
Another nifty way of cramming the booze into your veins is absorbing it through your eyeballs.
You heard right. Who knew your eyes would have an even greater use than vision?
Makes all those people who do vodka shots through their eyeballs less crazy now, doesn’t it?
The experience itself is set in a gothic cathedral on the site of an ancient monastery within Borough Market.
Inside the decor is decked out with skulls and the like, which is obviously what real monks hung out with.
Reporter Rebecca Flood in the mist
It’s a running theme, with hand stamps resembling something akin to the Freemasons, and a drinks list boasting spirits and beers created by the monks.
You can even take drinks back into the cloud for a kind of double-whammy on your organs.
The drink itself ‘super-saturates’ the air using powerful humidifiers, and works out to 1:3 ratio of spirit and mixer.
On the day I went, gin was on the menu.
The absorption room, as I like to call it, is extremely small, and coupled with being blinded by a mist cloud I did bump into the walls several times.
Nothing to do with the alcohol, of course.
Luckily the brethren thought of us heathens in our skinny jeans and crop tops so provide everyone with very fetching plastic ponchos with hoods.
Despite the fashionable plastic ensembles, you do get completely soaked.
The idea is the brainchild of Bompss and Parr, and is open until next January.
Each session is for 50 minutes, costing £12.50, and equates to drinking a spirit and mixer.
For more information visit: billetto.co.uk/en/l/AlcoholicArchitecture