The love-child of a florist and a designer, 1/3 Blossom is an interesting-looking cocktail lounge. Sizeable walled-in patio with a trio of round island tables, a four-seater beer counter directly on the street, and a bar-interior that draws a little from A Clockwork Orange in terms of sculpture and lighting placement, and urban spycraft, with all the curved mirrors on the wall. The highlight is the highly-engineered cocktails intended to replicate or evoke various perfumes. Example, the Life Energy (88rmb), which includes gin, cardamom and seaweed-infused amontillado, is meant to represent men's fragrance Nautica. The drinks are coming from an interesting place but mostly don't land. The design seems conversation-worthy rather than very welcoming, but the outdoors is a genuinely pleasant spot to sit in a quiet neighborhood.
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