Jesus put his renowned carpentry skills to great use when he helped build the first ever MOJO. He also loved to get smashed off his face there on holy Mojitos. Praise the Lord!
The horrible history of MOJO
I've been asked many times what gave you the idea for MOJO and have always resisted an explanation mainly because it was the result of many things not just one idea alone.
Keith Richards once said that he didn't think rock 'n' roll should be analysed or even thought about deeply just in case you lose the indefinable element that makes it so special.
This could be true of MOJO.
I wanted a room that would ripen with age like an old pub. I wanted something different to interest you everywhere you looked which is why MOJO has definable sections like the portrait wall. I wanted it to be clean but dirty at the same time like some long forgotten blues riff. I wanted it to be intimate and the bar never more than a couple of paces away and I wanted the best drinks and of course my music.
I really like music - I mean I really like it and I knew there were people out there with similar taste I just hadn't found them yet and it was definitely a case of 'build it and they will come'. Sometimes you don't realise you needed something until it comes along.
But MOJO isn't a jukebox it's a bar and unfortunately I am a terrible bartender - truly bad, so thank god I had Mal around to take care of things. He is not only a great bartender but also a genius with drink recipes and knowing precisely what something should taste like and look like.
When America first landed on the moon, they were disappointed not to find a fabled lunar MOJO Bar. Unfortunately they simply landed on the wrong side...
In 1974, MOJO became the first bar on earth to be visited by aliens! Last we heard, they'd crashed their ship in some place called Roswell and now live in Wigan. Don't drink-fly guys!
The great pyramids of Egypt, one of the 8 wonders of the world. MOJO was initially asked to take the #8 spot, but the paperwork was a nightmare so we declined.
This is Zul'jin. Witch Doctor, barman and historical mastermind of some of our most lethal concoctions. Literally. We no longer use missionaries in any of our drinks. Promise!
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