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Old fashioned drink but tasty

Advantages: Tasty, quite low alcohol
Disadvantages: Old fashioned

...I am not sure If I should really admit to this, but as a youngster one of my favourite drinks was dubonnet and lemonade. I would be allowed a weak one on a sunday when my granparents were visiting and remember drinking this from a fairly young age (althou ...

Chrisheels 24.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Dubonnet Red, France

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Would you like a little Sherry?

Advantages: Delicious and very drinkable sherry
Disadvantages: Too sweet for some people

A glass of Sherry Madam? I’d forgotten how much I used to enjoy a wee glass of Sherry, and after a week on holiday in Spain, I was back on the tipple I had thought was rather old fashioned, something old ladies drank when they were feeling rather daring, ...

jo145 04.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Croft Original Sherry

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I'll just have a little one

Advantages: Rich deep taste with a light appearance
Disadvantages: Pricey compared to many other sherries

Cream sherry has been a popular english tipple for centuries. For me it evokes visions of older ladies saying "I'll just have a small one", of a small gathering of men togther after dinner and of christmas family gatherings. Personally I enjoy this s ...

MAFARRIMOND 19.04.2004 · Read full review
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Banish that winter cold

Advantages: Sweet and strong
Disadvantages: too much gives you a headache!

Here I sit, wrapped up in a blanket, big mug of steaming honey and lemon in hand, box of tissues at my side and feeling completely miserable. Ah yes, it's cold season again. Forgive me if I splutter and sneeze on you. If, like me, you can't or won't let ...

fb6668 03.10.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Stones Green Ginger Wine

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Stoned love!

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Stones ginger wine has been around since 1740 when it was manufactured by the Finsbury distillery. However it wasn’t until Joseph Stone decided to buy it to sell from his grocer’s shop that it really gained in popularity. Joseph Stone even gave the fortif ...

anwar 07.03.2010 · Read full review
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