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How to Drink Alcohol Safely and Sensibly

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SENSIBLE DRINKING Know what you’re getting A normal glass of wine or sherry, a single measure of spirits and half a pint of beer each contain about one unit, or 8g (1/4oz) of alcohol. A large glass of red or … Continue reading

01. November 2013 by admin
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Brewing Beer at Home: Glossary of Technical Terms

Acid An essential ingredient when making wine. Citric acid is commonly used to give freshness to the finished flavour, to balance the sugar, alcohol and tannin, to assist in the fermentation and in the creation of a good bouquet. Malic … Continue reading

14. November 2011 by admin
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Making Beer at Home: Barley wine

METRIC/IMPERIAL 500g/1 lb 1-1/2 oz malt extract (DMS) 500g/1 lb 1-1/2-oz crushed pale malt grains 500 g/1 lb 1-1/2-oz crushed crystal malt grains 50 g/1-3/4oz chocolate malt 250g/8-1/2oz brown sugar 20 g/1/2oz Wye Challenger hops (Golding) 4 litres/7 pints hard … Continue reading

14. November 2011 by admin
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Dips Recipes for Parties

Pretty presentation is essential — vegetables must he as crisp, and fresh as possible, while biscuits should b e spread at the last minute so that they don’t become soggy. DIPS Here are a few suggestions for things to serve … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Punch Drinks for Parties

Breaking the ice can have more than a social meaning. There are those days and nights when frost and snow make a hot drink the best welcome and the best stirrup-cup for the departing guest. SOUP – LACED OR PLAIN … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Long and Cool Drinks for Summer

Wine cups make excellent summer thirst-quenchers. They’re delicious laced with liqueurs or with spirits, and are often a welcome variation at weddings and other festive occasions, or for picnics and lunches, or supper in a summer garden. Served from glass … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Summer Drinks Recipes

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Vermouth Cassis 1 measure of Cassis syrup, 2 of dry Vermouth, topped up with soda-water. Any other fruit syrup can be used — grenadine (pomegranate) or/raise (strawberry), for example. And if you like it stronger, use a liqueur instead of … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Super Soft Drinks Recipes

For most cold, fruit-based drinks, whether pussyfoot or alcoholic, sugar syrup is worth making, since sugar doesn’t dissolve all that easily in cold liquid. SUGAR SYRUP Put 1 lb. Of sugar and 1 pint of water in a saucepan. Dissolve … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Tea, Coffee and Milk Drinks Recipes

Hot or cold, these are among the loveliest thirst quenchers. You can always dilute, but never be mean with the quantity that goes into the brew. Ways of using either are as diverse as their varieties. Iced tea Delicious if … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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Wine and Cheese Parties

Among buffets a wine and cheese party is among the easiest, and also the most economical. Apart from getting the house ready, you need to make minimum preparation. Allow about 4 to 6 ounces of cheese per person, a bit … Continue reading

12. November 2011 by admin
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