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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 ...

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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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Review of Croft Original Sherry

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Anyone for Pimm's?

Advantages: Drink that evokes memories of summertime
Disadvantages: Surprisingly potent - rather expensive

Don't you just love those Pimm's adverts we've had on the TV for the last couple of years? Alexander Armstrong plays the upper class twit with the picnic hamper containing his Pimm's mixing kit. He encounters a variety of different groups including mo ...

Bollinger28 07.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Pimm's No 1 Cup

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Anyone for tennis?

Advantages: A long, cool summer drink
Disadvantages: Don't forget it is alcoholic!

Picture this if you will: - A warm summers evening, birds singing in the trees, bees dancing around brightly-coloured flowers, conversation with good friends, laying back in a comfortable chair, and to top it all of, a tall cool glass of Pimm’s and Lemon ...

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Review of Pimm's No 1 Cup

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