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Mead, the world’s oldest alcoholic drink, is making a comeback, English Heritage announced today (29 November), with the charity revealing it sells a bottle of the ancient tipple every 10 minutes. The drink is hot on the heels of its younger and hipper cousin, gin, as sales growth increased by an average of 10% year […]
We’ve created the InSight Cocktail to mark the probe’s safe arrival on our nearest neighbour, Mars. NASA’s InSight lander which launched on an Atlas V in May has arrived at the red planet, and landed on Mars yesterday. Mission controllers at NASA-JPL have received a signal from NASA’s InSight lander on the Mars surface via MarCO […]
The last cocktail from our Birmingham Hoteliers event, our longest of the bunch. Martini Ambrato, Yuzu purée from ODK and lengthened with tonic water. What is Yuzu? Citrus junos or yuzu (from Japanese ユズ) (or more precisely, Citrus × junos [C. reticulata × C. ichangensis]) is a citrus fruit and plant in the family Rutaceae. It is called yuja (from Korean 유자) in Korean cuisine context. Both Japanese yuzu and Korean yuja are cognates of Chinese yòuzi (柚子), but the Chinese word […]
As mentioned on last week’s podcast, I was privileged to showcase ODK Purées and Mixers at the Library of Birmingham recently. The Kiwi Daiquiri was one of the three serves we offered on the day, and it went down great! ODK Purées are perfect for making drinks at events because their long shelf life means […]