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Homemade boozy advent calendar part one

Homemade boozy advent calendar part one

November 25th, 2014

Homemade boozy advent calendar - Part one If there is one month that it's compulsory to be drunk throughout its December. The office parties, the glasses of mulled wine given out by shop keepers to coax you into buying more, bucks fizz on the day itself and of course the odd tot of whisky just warm the cockles on a cold winters night. This year why not share some of those units with a loved one with[Read More]

Andy Hamilton's Boozy Christmas present ideas

Andy Hamilton’s Boozy Christmas present ideas

November 18th, 2014

It's that time of year again, shopkeepers are bracing themselves for a buying frenzy, Amazon have upped their bandwidth, authors are writing top 10 blogs and the North Pole is buzzing as the elves wrap up a colossal amount of presents. But what do you get the lush in the family? The person who is only happy when your gift is at least 40% ABV. Here are a few of my ideas to help you get[Read More]

Beer and beard matching - Mo-vembeer(d) - Does your beer match your beard?

Beer and beard matching – Mo-vembeer(d) – Does your beer match your beard?

November 16th, 2014

Beer and beard matching - Mo-vem-beer-d -  The traditional beards. (a collaborative post with Paul Fishman) My first local was in Northampton a small market town in the centre of England. A pub called the Racehorse Inn. Back then it was a place that Goths, Trendies, Hippies and a whole manner of people would happily drink side by side. One of the most famous drinkers at that time was a fella called Alan Moore. At the [Read More]

Homemade tonic water - Beta

Homemade tonic water – Beta

November 9th, 2014

Homemade Tonic water - Beta There are two ways to make tonic water, either the infusion method or the decoction.  Mercifully, they are both very straightforward and apparently yield excellent results. I've only tried one of these methods and so I've called this post Homemade tonic water Beta. I intend to try both a few more times in order to perfect the recipe. I will post the results, well if I remember. This time I'm just going to [Read More]

Making a homemade muddler, naturally. Part one

Making a homemade muddler, naturally. Part one

November 7th, 2014

Making a homemade muddler, naturally - part one The wind and rain are starting to blow a bit now that the Autumnal months are bleeding into winter. Much of the grown and foraged food by now, should all be stored away, preserved to get us through the coming time of darkness. A natural time to go indoors, get more writing done, relax a bit more and spend time with family and friends. It's also the time[Read More]

Why I didn't want to have a sober October and why I won't be having a sober November

Why I didn’t want to have a sober October and why I won’t be having a sober November

November 5th, 2014

Because I enjoy drinking. Cheers!  [Read More]

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