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Hapsburg Absinthe equals strong and minty

Hapsburg Absinthe is one of the worlds most strongest liquors in the world with it having an ABV of 72.5%. Absinthe is a green, strong and minty drink which is great on it’s own, but also delicious in cocktails and also within food, yes food!.

Given a PR sample I was gifted a bottle of Hapsburg Absinthe in which my challenge was to cook with it which I was a bit dubious in it working as of it’s strong minty flavour but I was highly surprised by the results.

Hapsburg Absinthe

Established in 1999, Hapsburg Absinthe was one of the few pioneering brands to appear when the first resurgence of Absinthe took place, since it had been banned in Switzerland in 1905. Absinthe used to be very popular during the 1890’s and very fashionable in the vast majority of cafes, bars and salons, particularly in France and Switzerland, the birthplace of Absinthe. However in 1905 it got banned.

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Troo Cocktails truly tasty premade cocktails to enjoy at home

Even though pubs and cocktail bars are reopening after this world pandemic we have been through it is always nice to sometimes have a cheeky little tipple at home and Troo Cocktails provide some high quality premixed cocktails.

I was kindly given some PR samples to try at home and all were truly so tantalising a true delight, delicious.

Troo Cocktails

The Troo Cocktails Team has years of experience managing bars, pubs and restaurants, which means they understand what their business needs are.

Troo mixologists bring together a magical formula, as they are mixologists whom have decades of mixology experience, and has a wealth of knowledge from working within the wider drinks industry. This has Troo Cocktails identify the lack of quality premixed cocktails within the market and thus have come up with their own solution… Troo Cocktails. 

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Puffing Billy Vodka with a difference NO potatoes

Puffing Billy Vodka is different to any other Vodka as their Vodka is not made from potatoes nor grains but from malted barley instead.

I was kindly gifted a bottle of Puffing Billy vodka as a PR sample to enjoy at home as I am a lover of vodka and wow how I was surprised by the taste.

Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy ABV 40% is a new Scottish vodka which came on the market back in February 2020.

Their vodka is different to any other vodka as it’s made using malted barley.

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Liana Cocktail Co cocktails made easy

Liana Cocktails Co make cocktails easy with their simple cocktails in a pouch all you need to do is grab a glass and pour over ice.

I was gifted their cocktails on a PR basis to enjoy at home.

Liana Cocktail Co

Liana Cocktail Co are passionate bartenders who specialist in cocktails within the hospitality sector but Covid-19 has put a halt to this so they are for the meantime putting their business on halt.

However Liana Cocktails are available online. Their goal is to deliver exceptional, bar quality cocktails wherever you are. Their first of curated cocktails is named Volume 1. They can be delivered all across the UK so you can sit back and enjoy at home.

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The Ratio Presents cocktails in a pouch

The Ratio Presents sell tasty cocktails within a pouch making it easy to store and safe to travel with.

I was given a PR sample of their selection of cocktails to enjoy on a complimentary basis.

The Ratio Presents

The Ratio Presents are founded by two young ladies who just love cocktails and their mission was to provide drinkers quality delicious cocktails without the hassle of making them yourself.

As avid cocktail enthusiasts, they spent the last few years developing the perfect batch cocktails, which don’t compromise on flavour or ingredients and don’t break the bank! 

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The Cocktail Broker cocktails at home

Cocktails can now be enjoyed once again at bars and restaurants but for those who are still a little scared of adventuring out due to Covid 19 The Cocktail Broker is a great alternative to enjoy a cocktail but in the comfort of your own home or garden. The Cocktail Broker can deliver freshly prepared cocktails all made using delicious ingredients based on your favourite flavours.

I was given on a courtesy basis several cocktails to enjoy at home along with a canape box by Bonnie May who are a caters who have joined partnership with The Cocktail Broker.

Bonnie May and Cocktail Broker

The Cocktail Broker

Maximilian Palfi has over 12 years experience mixing and has been serving the most beautiful cocktails ever created in cocktail bars across the world now he brings to you his cocktails to enjoy at home be it for a cheeky tipple for yourself or a social distance party. All cocktails will come bottled, clearly labelled and provided with all garnishes required.

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Aloha 65 a taste of the Caribbean in a bottle

Stuck at home surfing the net not being able to surf the waves or fly to exotic locations such as the Caribbean due to Covid 19? I discovered Aloha an exotic Caribbean drink to wash away my worries.

On a courtesy basis I was kindly gifted a bottle of Aloha botanical spirit and hot sauce to enjoy at home.

Aloha 65

Back in the 90’s Aloha 65 was born by British ex-pat Stephen Thorp’s whom run a popular U.S. surf bar which was vibrant, eclectic, and full of character. It became famous for Stephen’s hand-made signature sundowners which he would make and give away as a thank you to his loyal customers. He experimented with various fruit infusions, naming them after local surfers. One in particular proved very popular of a carefully balanced blend made from tropical fruits and a kick of spice. It became such a winner Stephen decided to bottle it. It took him 65 recipes to perfect, but here it is Aloha 65.

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Pirates Grog Tapp’d Cocktails one bottle, two bottle, more…

Pirates Grog do not just sell rum but they also sell numerous cocktails by their good friends Tapp’d who they have partnered up with.

With six different cocktails to choose from you won’t just have to worry about one or two bottles of cocktails to sip on as they do a total of six different cocktails in a bottle. Which I am sure any pirate would cheat on rum for a taste of these gems.

Tappd

I was gifted five Tapp’d cocktails from Pirates Grog on a courtesy basis to enjoy at home. Plus I was also gifted a sample bottle of their Pirate’s Grog Spiced which you can read the full blog on that via clicking here.

Pirates Grog

Pirates Grog is founded by Gareth & Beth whom live a pirates dream job of producing pure rum.

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The Drunken Jockeys shake up your party

Shake up your party with The Drunken Jockeys cocktails which come in a jar. No need for a shaker, just top the jar with ice and shake, shake, shake and you’ll soon have a winning cocktail in your hand. So if you are looking for a unique way to serve cocktails to your friends / family at your next upcoming house gathering be it for a birthday, anniversary or even a wedding celebration then these easy grab and go, fresh make it your self cocktails are a front runner as they are winning cocktails in my eyes.

I was gifted a batch of cocktails from The Drunken Jockeys to enjoy at home during lock down.

The Drunken Jockeys

Created by three best friends, The Drunken Jockeys offer gorgeous vintage bar and prop rental coupled with a fantastic bar service. They have a growing range of bar experiences available each with huge opportunity to personalise and beautify your event to your hearts content. Choose from converted vehicles to amazing free standing bars and a wide choice of extras. 

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Gulp cocktails by Lollipop tantalise your taste buds

Tantalise your taste buds during lock down with a range of pre-mixed cocktails in a bottle by Lollipop as we all deserve a little pick me up. With many bars closed these cocktails in a bottle are the easiest way to quench your thirst and enjoy a perfect cocktail without having the need to try and recreate yourself and getting it so wrong.

I was gifted by Lollipop a batch of Gulp cocktails to enjoy in the comfort of my own home.

Lollipop

Lollipop are the creators and innovators of immersive entertainment.

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