Category: Booze

What were we drinking in 1935 and 1915 0

What were we drinking in 1935 and 1915

What were we drinking 1935 and 1915? Continuing the countdown to the magna carta was signed I’m looking at 800 years of boozing. So What were we drinking in 1935 and 1915? 1935 The...

Magna Carta of Booze – Pt 1 Booze predictions for 2015 1

Magna Carta of Booze – Pt 1 Booze predictions for 2015

Magna Carta of Booze – Booze predictions for 2015 The Magna Carta was signed on the 19th June 1215, which is now just 20 weeks away. I’ve decided to go back in time in...

How to open beer without an opener 7

How to open beer without an opener

The smoking ban is suposed to have had a huge impact on the amount we drink. Perhaps it has but not for the reasons that many of us think. When you smoke you have...

Blending beers 10

Blending beers

Blending beers Blending beers was commonplace in Victorian Britain. Landlords would know what blend each of their customers wanted and they would run around with jugs full of beer (before we had bars) and...

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc 0

How to identify Sloes to make sloe gin etc

How to identify Sloes Before you can make your sloe gin, sloe wine or sloe anything then really you have to to know how to identify Sloes. There was a point when I didn’t...

The Booze Academy 4

The Booze Academy

The Booze Academy is a new brewing and fermentation school that will launch in 2015. The First Booze Academy Course is entry level brewing – Kits! The Booze Academy brings together all of the...

Homemade bitter lemon and lime – a very easy recipe 3

Homemade bitter lemon and lime – a very easy recipe

Homemade bitter lemon and lime Most student will experiment with drugs at University, I went as a mature student and had gone way beyond that point, instead experimenting with gin (and wearing chaps). I’d...