St. Peter’s Without alcohol-free beer

Calling all alcohol-free ale fans everywhere! St Peter’s Brewery in Suffolk has just released a brand new brew to give even the most critical of ale drinkers something to think about. Their new ale, Without, is intense, full-bodied and malty, allowing it to reach the same quality standards as your favourite craft ale, but with…

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christmas party glasses

Starting to plan your Christmas party? It is easy to forget that non-drinkers can make up an important part of your staff Christmas party guest list. There could be many reasons why team members don’t drink; health, religion, pregnancy, or the fact they just never have done. These colleagues are often overlooked when it comes…

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Halloween mocktail ideas

Ready for some of the grimest halloween mocktails? Cassie has rounded up some of the funnest, and creepiest sounding, drinks to have a sober halloween. Enjoy! Bloody Fruit Punch Mr Firzpatrick’s sell a cordial which is fascinatingly named ‘Blood Tonic’. I think that’s because it’s supposed to be good for your blood? But the name is…

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Club Soda Mindful Drinking

Or: what on earth is there to drink now? Either at the pub or at home. Maybe the most common question we get is this: what could I drink now that I don’t want wine, beer or spirits anymore? It can be a difficult one, especially when you’re out and about. As much as we’d…

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Like a smoothie

Ethical consumption is becoming an increasingly important consideration for people everywhere, but going ethical can seem like an impossible mountain to climb. The ‘Fair Trade’ label has now earned a permanent spot on supermarket shelves, and research by Ethical Consumer has shown that nine out of 10 tea brands carry some kind of ethical accreditation.…

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ginger mimosa

Why should I sell it? Easy and delicious with a spicy kick. Ingredients: Ice cubes 50ml orange juice 100ml ginger ale Slice orange Extras: fresh ginger, sliced into 1-4 inch piece, sprig rosemary, 1 tsp maple syrup Instructions: Take glass, add orange juice, maple syrup (if available), mix well. Add ice cubes and shake well…

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Beer Food Pairing

You may by now have been acquainted with the age old mystery of what wine will pair nicely with your meal. But whilst we have all been worrying about the subtleties of wine, a whole different culinary dark art has been brewing: that of beer pairing. The humble beer is much more versatile than you…

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Marks and Spencer wines

Unlike other supermarkets we’ve reviewed, Marks and Spencer’s don’t sell the kinds of popular and easily recognised brands we are used to, so we were interested to see what they had on offer… Plus points: Lots and lots of soft drinks. They have soft drinks with interesting flavours Some low and no sugar options were…

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