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Affordable wine for Christmas from Aldi

A trio of great value wines for the festive season Our search for affordable Christmas wine this year takes us to Aldi.  These are budget-friendly…

Cocktail Recipe : Bardinet & T

The combination of brandy and tea for warming winter serve. Ingredients 35ml Bardinet Brandy 150ml hot dark grey tea 15ml lemon juice 1 generous teaspoon…

Cocktail Recipe : Bardinet Christmas Stocking

Orange liqueur tastes amazing when paired with brandy. And because it’s Christmas, the bubbles come from a Brut champagne, highlighting the grape notes from the…

Spirit of Aloha 65 drink + cocktail ideas

Fire and ice and all things nice Aloha 65 is a spirit and uniquely a hot sauce too both with a summery, tropical vibe. Focussing…

Recipe : A Winter’s Tail Cocktail from Caorunn Gin

Ingredients 35ml Caorunn Gin 50ml Clarified Apples & Spices Milk 20ml Pear Cider Clarified Milk: 400g Caster sugar Peel from two lemons 3 coriander seeds…

Cocktail Recipe :Rockin Stockin

Rockin Stockin Ingredients 35ml Patron Reposado 100ml Chocolate milk 10ml Caramel syrup Method Simply combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake, strain and then…

Cocktail Recipe : BACARDI Spice n all Things Nice

BACARDI Spice n all Things Nice Ingredients: 25ml Bacardi Anejo Cuatro 15ml Cherry Heering 50ml Cranberry 1 dash orange bitters 10ml Sugar syrup Method: Combine…

‘L’heure d’apero’ with Bardinet Brandy

Bardinet Brandy Shares Festive French ‘Apero’ tips as stylish new bottle unveiled for UK Bardinet Brandy is bringing the joy of French ‘Apéro’ to the…

Christmas Cocktails

  18 Christmas cocktails for you to show off your cocktail shaking skills. Recipes from Grey Goose, Bardinet Brandy, Caorunn, Old Curiosity Gin, Warner Edwards,…

Cocktail Recipe : GREY GOOSE® ‘Spiced Gingerbread Man’

GREY GOOSE® ‘Spiced Gingerbread Man’ Ingredients 50ml GREY GOOSE® vodka 120ml Maple soda 15ml Gingerbread syrup 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 squeeze of lemon wedge…

Beer Review: Windswept Brewing Co – Rudolph Red Nosed Rye Beer

With its caramel coloured head and reddish brown colour, Rudolph from Lossiemouth brewery Windswept has a malty, dark fruit, rye aroma.  The taste is sweet…

Cocktail Recipe : GREY GOOSE® Vanilla Coffee Snowball

GREY GOOSE® Vanilla Coffee Snowball Ingredients 25ml GREY GOOSE® La Vanille 30ml Advocaat 20ml Filter coffee 50ml Lemonade Method Combine all ingredients in a cocktail…

Beer Review : Hogsback Brewery Co – Advent Ale

A decent Winter Ale, unfortunately, no fireside armchair for us to sit and enjoy it beside.  This has a malty aroma and is reddish-brown in…

Beer Review : Hatherwood Craft Beer Company – Winter Special Ale

Quite a bland tasting beer.  No hints of any spices at all. For an Ale, OK, a Winter Special is taking a bit of artistic…