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Imagine, measure, stir, enjoy - at Hawthorn Lounge

'Flower Wars' were ritualized battle between the Aztecs and their enemy for sacrificial purposes rather than conquest. These were organised meetings with a local, and equal numbers on either side. Fighting ceased once enough prisoners. The Aztecs considered death during the Flowers Wars as a noble death, as 'blissful death', or a 'fortunate death'.Flor de Miel | El Jimador Reposado Tequila, lime, house-made caramel sauce and yoghurt. #hawthornlounge : @luke_calder_photography

A big thank you to everyone who popped in to celebrate #NegroniWeek. The support has been overwhelming!This year, Hawthorn Lounge, along with our sister bars @cuckoococktailemporium, and @cgrmerchantco, took part in this global event, and chose @youthlinewellington as our charity for #negroniweeknz.For more information on Youthline and their campaign, visit the link in their bio for more information. #doyourpart #Imbibegram #hawthornlounge: @luke_calder_photography

Today is the last day of #NegroniWeek. Make sure, if you're in town, to pop into Hawthorn and show your support for a good cause. Order a classic Negroni and $1 will go towards our chosen charity. @Youthlinewellington aims to empower youth to make positive decisions in their lives. This is done by providing development programmes, a 24-hour phone and textline, as well as education services. #doyourpart #NegroniWeeknz #Imbibegram #hawthornlounge: @luke_calder_photography