sun and alcohol

We have romantic notions of opening a bottle of beer on a sunny afternoon. But for many of us that can rapidly descend into a bit of a messy early evening and a very painful morning after. And the combination of sun and alcohol can be pretty bad in other ways too. Carrie Roberts explains why.…

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What to Order at the Pub

What to Order at the Pub There are all sorts of awesome soft drinks and exciting mocktails you can get hold of, but generally when you actually get to a pub, the options are somewhat less than thrilling. The good news is that things are improving with the growth of non-drinkers and necessity of having…

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Water

Favourites: Jussi What would you say to a drink that has no calories, zero sugar, no additives? And is also pretty much the only drink that is actually good, rather than bad, for your teeth (at least in places where fluoride is added to the supply)? Yes, my favourite drink when out on the town…

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Summer Beach Huts

Flushed, fuzzy and floored by five o’clock? Our guest blogger Matt Chittock’s been there… Summertime drinking It may seem like wishful thinking on a rain-lashed afternoon in May: but the rumour is that summer’s on its way. And whether that means beer-soaked barbecues, cocktails by the pool, or boozy afternoons in the pub garden, for…

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