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How to make Hazelnut, Walnut &/or Pistachio nut Bourbon or Whisky

There is something really refreshing about the taste of nuts at the back of your throat; it’s a taste that can add a velvet complexity to a cocktail or indeed to whisky based dessert such as a Cranachan. If you are … Continue reading

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Gin Safari & Wild booze Events in Bristol & Bath 2016

Gin safari, Wild Booze walks and Family soda & Sweet adventures! Book your Gin Safari. Dates will be announced soon for your Family Soda and Sweet Adventures and the original wild booze walks here! All courses are held in Bristol … Continue reading

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How to make wild spiced mulled apple juice

Of all the seasons Autumn is the one that evokes more feelings of nostalgia than any other. A whiff of bonfire smoke or the smell of windfall apples fermenting at our feet can evoke long forgotten memories.  The traditional festivals of … Continue reading

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Elderflower Sherbet Lemon & Elderflower Syrup

Elderflower Sherbet lemon drink and elderflower syrup This year thus far has been a year of travel and I can safely say that I have seen elderflower in bloom from Scotland to Brighton. Such a delightful sight from the train … Continue reading

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Andy’s wild booze walks – Bristol and Bath

Andy’s Wild Booze walks – New dates and venues added When you take a sip of a Martini you could be imbibing hundreds of wild plants as both vermouth and gin can be made from any number of plants. Some … Continue reading

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How to make Mediterranean tonic water

Mediterranean tonic water – A recipe from Wild Booze and Hedgerow Cocktails At the moment I’m writing a book about making wild cocktails called, Wild Booze and Hedgerow Cocktails. The book itself is a distillation of some of the wild … Continue reading

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Wild booze and Hedgerow cocktails – The Bitter May Queen Cocktail

Over the last year or so my attentions have been rather more focused on creating infusions and cocktails. Thus, I decided to start work on a book WILD BOOZE & Hedgerow Cocktails. It’s a book that you can help create … Continue reading

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Beer tasting

Beer tasting Brewing Britain my beer book will be released in paperback in June (2015) and I thought it high time that I published a bit of it to give you a “taste”. ‘An author sitting sharing a beer with … Continue reading

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Drink Weeds

As I look out of my office window into my back garden/yard I don’t see an ugly patch of weeds like most others will, I see a cocktail cabinet full to the brim of new and exciting combinations. And, when … Continue reading

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1875 The Pisco Sour and the Tom Collins and 1855 The Americano

1875 The Pisco Sour and the Tom Collins Continuing my 800 years of the history of booze. I take a look at 1875 and 1855. The 19th Century was a great time for cocktails and it is hard to pick … Continue reading

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