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Good Things Gift Guide: Drinks

It wouldn't be Christmas without a little merriment. Discover Good Things’ guide to gifting the finest festive bubbles, spirits and tipples. Best of the bubbles   Images show from...
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Funchal Tonic

Funchal was named after the herb ‘funcho’ (fennel), found when the island was discovered; today this herb is found all around the island and is used to make the traditional fennel sweets, ‘rebuçados...
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Best, bar none

Thirsty? It must be gin o’clock. Let Bermondsey Tonic Water’s founders Nick Crispini and Lawrence Mason introduce you to the hottest venues serving the coolest G&Ts this summer... A G&T may be a...
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Spiked hot chocolate

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp Charteuse liqueur 1 tbsp Poire William liqueur 1 tbsp unrefined sugar 100 ml whole milk pinch of vanilla salt (a vanilla pod split and infused into sea salt for at least a...
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Fireside Flip

INGREDIENTS 1 Coin of ginger 1 Tablespoon honey Just over 1 shot (30ml/ 1.2oz) sloe gin 1 shot (25ml/ 1oz) honeyed-style malt whisky (such as Highland Park 12 year old, or Aberfeldy 12 year...
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Barrel-aged martinez

Makes enough for a 2 ½-litre barrel INGREDINETS 1125ml dry gin 1125ml sweet vermouth 180ml maraschino liqueur 50ml bitters METHOD Wash the barrel to infuse it with flavour - maybe try red...
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Barrel-aged old pal

Makes enough for a 1-litre barrel INGREDIENTS 350ml rye whiskey 240ml Campari 240ml dry vermouth METHOD Add all ingredients to the barrel. Leave for two months. Strain into a glass...
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Pip McCormac’s geranium sunset

Makes plenty INGREDIENTS 225g watermelon, skin removed and flesh chopped into cubes 3 scented geranium (pelargonium) leaves 600ml smooth orange juice vodka or tequila...