A Diamond Jubilee Cocktail – ‘On the throne’

Diamond Jubilee Cocktail - On the throne

It is well known that Queen Elizabeth likes a Dubonnet and Gin before lunch each day, a drink she inherited from her mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Once before a trip she was noted to have said. “…I think that I will take two small bottles of Dubonnet and gin with me this morning, …

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Celebrate towel day with a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster

Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster

Today (25th May 2012) is a very special towel day, i.e. 25 + 5 + 12 = 42 (the answer to life, the universe and everything), so why not celebrate with a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, a cocktail invented by Zaphod Beeblebrox. It is described as the alcoholic equivalent to a mugging, expensive and bad …

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Drink your Greens – Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita

Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita

We first tried this drink at a Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica, CA and were surprised at how subtle the jalapeño was, and how light and refreshing it tasted. This is definitely a drink for summer poolside parties or barbecues. Unfortunately it does take a little effort and planning, as the first step is to …

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