Drink

  • Ale in the News

    By Mark Briggs Well, here we go again, another example of a barmy government decision being made recently. This time the minimum pricing policy on...

  • Chocolate Lovers

    We really are a nation of chocolate lovers. Brought to Europe by Cortez, chocolate eventually made it to Britain around 1520 chocolate by this time...

  • Micro’s are getting Bigger

    There aren’t many around yet but the idea of the micropub has really taken off. No music, no lager, no jukebox or fruit machines just...

  • Beer’s Best Buddy

    When it comes to pairings, British cheese and beer are not the most obvious choice but when matched they really do get your taste buds...

  • Beetroot, Apple and Grapefruit Cocktail

    Makes 2 glasses • 1 pack of vacuum packed natural cooked beetroot • 2 apples • 1 peeled grapefruit Method Put through a juicer. Pour...

  • Mock Mulled Wine – Alcohol Free

    • 300ml Purple grape juice • 2 cloves • 1 cm piece of cinnamon bark • 1 star anise • 2 inch slice of orange...

  • Egg Nog

    Makes 4-6 • 2 pints whole milk • 6 free-range eggs • 50g/2oz caster sugar • 1 vanilla pod, split • 20 fresh cherries, stones...

  • Strawberry, Prosecco, Campari, Elderflower

    Makes 6 • 300g strawberries • 6 sugar cubes (optional) • 3 shots of elderflower cordial • 3 shots of Campari • 1 bottle of...

  • White Russian

    Makes 10 drinks in shot glasses • Handful of ice cubes • 180ml vodka • 180ml Kahlúa • 100ml chocolate milk Method Fill glass tumblers...

  • Cranberry Kiss

    Makes 1 • 2 measures De Kuyper Cranberry Liqueur • Top up Laurent Perrier Brut Champagne Method Pour the cranberry liqueur into the glass. Top...