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Cobblers: the Dickensian delight best sipped through a straw
Everything about this cocktail feels authentically Dickensian, from a name that evokes the rain-slicked streets of Victorian London, to the fortified wines that number among its ingredients.
Favourite autumn fruit cocktails
When summer feels like a distant memory, there’s plenty of enjoyment to be found in sampling the epicurean pleasures of this ‘season of mellow mists and fruitfulness’.
Best cobbler recipes
In many ways, the Cobbler is the epitome of an old-fashioned cocktail. It uses very few ingredients – wine, fruit, sugar and ice – and is incredibly flexible. You can use whatever wine you like or substitute the wine with your choice of spirit.
Afternoon tea: 4 perfectly summery tea-based cocktails
Despite our national obsession with tea, its more chilled sibling, iced tea, keeps a fairly low profile on most British drinks menus, being much more closely associated with the US, particularly in the humid southern states.
Top party punches
There’s nothing more perfect for a party than a big bowl of punch, although it’s sadly fallen out of favour in recent years, only occasionally being pressed into service as a welcome drink at a Christmas gathering.
Packing a punch: the birth of the cocktail
In many ways, punch can be regarded as the original proto-cocktail, an essential precursor to the bittered sling which, in turn, launched a thousand spin-off cocktails.
Summer cocktails: start slicing the strawberries!
Despite the UK’s wholly unreliable weather patterns, there’s a handful of rituals that fall squarely inside the end-of-May-till-beginning-of-September window – picnics in the park, barbecues and cocktails that are 75 percent fruit salad.
Pitcher this: summer party cocktails in a jug
Whether you’re hosting a barbecue, sports-tournament party or summer birthday bash, you’ll want to make bartending duties as easy and time-efficient as possible.
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Delicious and beautifully packaged cocktails! You can tell that each cocktail is made with quality ingredients, and the garnishes are such a lovely added extra.
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