We’ve let some Beavertown Holy Cowbell go past its better before date. Doh! We have knocked it down to £1.50 a can to get rid of it. We often think about food and beer matching, when we’re not thinking about food and wine matching, and what better match for Holy Cowbell than Holy Cow? Mr Prohibition Wines loves a good beef stew and here’s a recipe that uses out of date Holy Cowbell, based loosely on the Boeuf Bourguignon recipe from the late, great Anthony Bourdain’s Les Halles Cookbook.
At the time of writing, we are currently enjoying warm, if rather muggy, weather – the sort of weather that cries out for a long, cool delicious drink such as a Sacred Cardamom Gin and Tonic! I think that, in general, people tend to add too much tonic and drown the gin but the beauty of Sacred Cardamom Gin is that…
We’re sorry if anyone, desperate for a bottle to accompany a late Sunday lunch, found us closed last Sunday. The overnight thunder, lightning and downpour of frogs flooded out a nearby electrical thingy causing a loss of power to a few shops, including our own. ..
Sloe Gin is strongly associated with the autumn, probably because that’s when sloes, the dark bitter fruit of the blackthorn bush, are usually ripe for picking. However, a good sloe gin is a beautiful thing to behold and should be enjoyed all the year round.