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Prepare for Pineapple Day with unique pineapple tequila

Prepare for Pineapple Day with unique pineapple tequila

Who knew? There is a day celebrating so many things and on 27 June 2022, if you didn’t know already, it’s Pineapple Day. If you love fine tequilas and need little excuse for cocktail, here’s something to crow about: Rooster Rojo® Smoked Pineapple Tequila Many bartenders are predicting that tequila is the next big trend in cocktails and,…

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Scottish Magic – the Holy Grass Vodka Platinum Jubilee Fizz

Scottish Magic – the Holy Grass Vodka Platinum Jubilee Fizz

Celebrate in Royal Style. Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee with a newly created cocktail from Holy Grass Vodka. The Platinum Jubilee Fizz delivers #ScottishMagic in a sparkling glorious and victorious drink involving Earl Grey Tea, premium Scottish vodka and Champagne. This sparkles and shimmers as a Royal celebration should. Holy Grass Vodka is handcrafted using, you…

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Pimm’s Platinum Jubilee!

Pimm’s Platinum Jubilee!

Celebrate in Royal Fashion. Summer is almost here and this year it’s more special than ever for us in the UK. It’s our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and Pimm’s have launched a special commemorative bottle with which to toast the occasion. The celebratory bottle contains iconic original Pimm’s No.1 Cup. It is perfect for this quintessentially…

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Time for tea – G & Tea, that is

Time for tea – G & Tea, that is

National Tea Day – Thursday 21 April 2022. It’s National Tea Day on 21 April providing the perfect excuse to mingle a favourite tipple – gin – with the nation’s favourite cuppa*. This Rock Rose G & Tea cocktail is, well, just our cup of tea. The bergamot notes in this fine, fragrant black tea…

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Elevate Easter with the perfect cocktail pairing

Elevate Easter with the perfect cocktail pairing

Make the most of the sunshine, feast with a spring menu curated by Tom Aikens and sip on perfectly paired serves In Latin, Aperitif means ‘to open’, and so put simply an aperitif is a drink you have before a meal to prepare your taste buds and palate for the meal ahead. So this Easter,…

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Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

This warming cocktail recipe is from the BBC. Hot Buttered Rum is perfect for colder evenings. Hot Buttered Rum Ingredients 100ml rum 200ml water 25g butter 1 blood orange , zested and juiced 4 cloves 1 star anise 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 bay leaf 1 tsp maple syrup Method Heat all the ingredients in a pan until hot but not boiling, while stirring. Let…

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Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin

Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper Gin

For Mother’s Day …or any day The season is changing, and we are on the cusp of spring. With global warming that might start round about Boxing Day. We enjoy convivial gatherings and even some al fresco sipping. Bullards offers the perfect spirit with beautiful colour and delicious flavour. Its Bullards Strawberry and Black Pepper…

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St David’s Day Garden Cocktail

St David’s Day Garden Cocktail

Eccentric Dewi Sant Gin for the celebration St David’s Day is celebrated on 1 March. Its the Welsh Saints Day and Welsh people either of Wales’s national emblems. The daffodil is easiest to pin to ones suit but there are those who will prefer the vegetable option sport a leek. St David, or Dewi Sant in…

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A Peachy Rock Rose

A Peachy Rock Rose

‘A Perfect Lady’ Gin Cocktail for Mother’s Day is just Peachy Deliver the ingredients for The Perfect Lady to your perfect mother, this Mothering Sunday (27 March 2022). Made with Rock Rose Gin Spring Edition  (£37.50 for 70cl), this is a frothy, delightful treat for your mother. The Perfect Lady cocktail is a classic 1930s gin…

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Rooster Rojo for Tequila Margarita Day

Rooster Rojo for Tequila Margarita Day

Celebrate Margarita Day with Rooster Rojo Tequila:  22 February 2022    To salt or not to salt the rim of your glass? That is the key question on the forthcoming International Margarita Day on 22 02 2022. What isn’t in question is the Tequila you use.  Pick up a bottle or two of some of Mexico’s…

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Bullard’s Gin Valentines Cocktail

Bullard’s Gin Valentines Cocktail

Bullard’s have created a delightful Valentine’s Cocktail – Pomegranate & Basil Spritzer Ingredients 25ml Bullards London Dry Gin Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil Mixer 50ml apple juice 1 tbsp of pomegranate syrup Pomegranate seeds and basil to garnish Method In an ice-filled glass, add the gin, apple juice and pomegranate syrup. Top with Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil…

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Brockmans – Red Red Wine for Valentines

Brockmans – Red Red Wine for Valentines

Seductive, crimson and elegant: the new Brockmans Gin cocktail for Valentine’s Day A cocktail called ‘Red Red Wine, Stay Close to Me’ seems a fitting tribute to the day of love. Brockmans Gin, ‘The Properly Improper Gin’ has released this new cocktail recipe for Valentine’s Day 2022. The tasty tipple will seduce gin lovers, wine…

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My Heart – a cocktail for Valentine’s Day from Rock Rose Gin

My Heart – a cocktail for Valentine’s Day from Rock Rose Gin

Rock Rose Gin is sharing the love. This fine Scottish gin recently invited top bartenders to express their creativity by concocting cocktails that perfectly represented this fine Scottish gin, brimming with botanicals and made with love. A cocktail called ‘My Heart’ was a runaway winner. It’s seductively red, and so what better than My Heart as…

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CUCIELO Rosso Negroni Gift Pack

CUCIELO Rosso Negroni Gift Pack

A Negroni Valentine Award-winning CUCIELO Rosso was new to me, but I am a convert. Yes, it’s just a matter of taste but this sweet red vermouth has character and subtlety sometimes missing in other bottles. This is a classic Vermouth di Torino made using hand-picked herbs, botanicals and the best Italian wines.  This aromatic…

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Purity Gin – Swedish Spirit

Purity Gin – Swedish Spirit

The answer is 34. What’s the question? ‘34′ is one of the things that makes Purity Swedish Gin and Purity Vodka different. This exceptional range of Swedish spirits has just launched nationwide in the UK. How many distillations does it take to perfect spirits? The quick answer is 34. However, it took ten years and…

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Belvoir Farm for Christmas Your Way

Belvoir Farm for Christmas Your Way

Cocktail and mocktail I have been enjoying Belvoir Farm products for quite a while now. They might seem a little pricier than some cordials on the supermarket shelves but it’s true what they say – you get what you pay for. Belvoir Farm is in the Countryside Stewardship scheme, meaning they are committed to balancing…

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Introducing plant-based Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur

Introducing plant-based Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur

Cream of the crop brings clarity If you thought cream liqueur was something for your granny, think again. There’s an innovation which will clearly blow away those preconceptions. Recently launched is Wild-Arbor Clear Cream Liqueur – the first 100% plant-based and clear cream liqueur. It is dairy free, gluten free, and GMO free (free from genetically modified organisms),…

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Rose Rock Rosemary-Smoked Navy Strength

Rose Rock Rosemary-Smoked Navy Strength

Rock Rose Negroni brings a new aroma to Winter nights There are few herbs in the garden in the chill of mid-Winter, but one stalwart is that gloriously aromatic botanical, rosemary. Even more fragrant when smoked, combine this aroma with Navy Strength Rock Rose Gin in a classic negroni and you have a cocktail of…

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A Dunnet Bay Distillers Christmas

A Dunnet Bay Distillers Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas with Dunnet Bay Distillers Spirited gifts from Scotland to suit every price range, from £1 – £90 Raise a glass to these gift ideas from Dunnet Bay Distillers, makers of the cool brand Rock Rose Gin – officially chosen earlier this year by CoolBrands. If you are looking for unusual…

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Giffard Rhubarb – A World of Cocktails

Giffard Rhubarb – A World of Cocktails

Quality Liqueurs and Syrups Giffard is one of the most celebrated producers of essential bar ingredients, and they have a diverse range of liqueurs and syrups to fire the imagination of any mixologist or home aficionado. Back in 1885 Émile Giffard was a pharmacist in Angers in Val de Loire, France. The date is still…

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