Posts tagged ‘alcohol’

June 29, 2013

Happy Birthday Alcopops!

bacardi breezer alcopops

It is 20 years since alcopops were invented almost by accident by an Australian farmer and his friend that had a pub next door.

I don’t care what anyone says about blah-de-blah encouraging children to drink

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August 17, 2012

Pimms

The sun is out and it is going to be a scorching 32 degrees in London this weekend and my favourite summer tipple is Pimms & Lemonade. It has to have cucumber and mint to give it the cool freshness needed for a hot summer’s day. Addition of fruit is always a bonus for me.

I have a recipe that always seems to go down a treat so I thought I would share:

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April 25, 2012

Drink Free Zones

BBC London reported that London Metropolitan University is considering creating drink free zones referred to as “dry zones” to accommodate Muslim students as drinking is seen to be “immoral”.

Whatever next????

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April 23, 2012

Luxury Botanical Vodka

The ultimate in glamorous drinks to enjoy with friends, Pinky vodka is my new favourite tipple.

A Scandinavian vodka distilled five times from pure glacial water, Pinky is hand blended with violets, rose petals

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January 9, 2012

Sober Up

Drinking alcohol is ingrained into British culture as much as having a cup of tea. We are known for our communities centring on pubs and it isn’t unusual to go for a quick drink before dinner or going home. Even modern Asian households have incorporated this part of British culture into their lives.

Amidst ministers calling for a review of the drinking guidelines to encourage people not drink at least 2 days out of 7, what I find fascinating is how we as a country have slipped into drinking wine like the French. It is on the dinner table and families are used to having a glass or two a night.

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