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The Witching Hour Cocktail

I love Halloween and apart from  carving pumpkins and baking spooky treats. I love to decorate my home with Halloween decorations and mix up a frightful cocktail or two. The Witching Hour This cocktail may be best enjoyed at the…
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SCARY MARTINI

Serves 1 1 cup ice 1 ounce green vodka (I use kinky green liqueur) 2 ounces fresh apple juice Fresh blueberries & melon balls, for garnish (optional)   Combine ice, vodka, and apple juice in a cocktail shaker; shake vigorously….
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Making the Perfect Gin and Tonic

Britain’s love affair with gin is continuing unabated with hundreds of new gins launched each year, gin festivals springing up and gin-flavoured foods lining the shelves of delis and farm shops, but to make the perfect gin and tonic is…
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5 Top Gins that need Nothing more than Tonic

Star of Bombay With a punchy juniper hit, earthy angelica notes and fresh zingy coriander Star of Bombay is a warm and robust gin. It’s botanical list includes bergamot and ambrette seed and overall this is a much more intense…
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Blooming Marvelous: Fentimans & Bloom

Bloom Gin & Rose Lemonade I’m not one for buying pre-mixed drinks, but whilst on the mooch in the drinks aisle of a certain supermarket I came across a bottle of Fentimans and Bloom. The thought of bloom gin and…
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Brecon Botanicals Gin – a true taste of Wales

Brecon Botanicals Gin is a tasty Welsh gin made at the Penderyn distillery. It is based on pure grain spirit and a special selection of botanicals. The illustrations were specially engraved and re-produced for this special edition. Very interesting stuff….
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Blue Bottle Gin – Look for Beauty Everywhere

Blue Bottle Gin comes from the Three Fingers Distillery on the Island of Guernsey and it is a multifaceted drink.  Being not too heavy on the juniper makes it a gin that will keep your taste buds occupied, as they…
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