New Gin menu launch at Laguna Bar in Park Plaza Cardiff

park plaza gin tasting main

Last week I was lucky to be invited by Park Plaza to sample the new offerings from their gin menu in Laguna bar and restaurant. I’ll be the first to admit I was a late convert to the juniper botanical blended spirit but it’s my new go to spirit of choice. The initial hesitation to […]

Lurvill’s Delight Botanical Water Review with G and Tea cocktail

Lurvills Delight carbonated botanical Welsh Water drink

I was asked to test out the relaunched Lurvill’sDelight recently. For those unaware of the brand or product it was born out of the Rhondda Valleys some 100 odd years ago by twin brothers Harold and Lolo Lewis. The story goes that the brothers used profits of the drink to pay for 150 local coal […]

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The Best Gin Martini Cocktail in Rome – Stravinskij Bar

The best martini cocktail in Rome - Stravinskij Bar

Having tried the best Pizza in Rome and wandering around St Peter’s Basillica with a blistered and beetroot red scalp for a while with no hope of beating the qeueues into the Vatican before close there was only one thing left to do…rehydrate with a cocktail of course! A quick scout online for the best […]

Negroni recipe

Negroni cocktail

My first taste of a Negroni was the woodland Negroni at Duck and Waffle in London, which I have to admit wasn’t to my taste as it tasted like i’d just necked a bottle of pond water as it was seaped through layers of nature or moss as I’d call it. I wasn’t put off […]

Gin Sake Martini cocktail – sakitini

gin sake martini cocktail

Ok so I’ve been a late adopter of the classic cocktail the Martini since sampling a bloody filthy one at Lab22 in Cardiff just before Christmas. Not being a fan of Gin till about a year ago and the idea of putting something salty in my drink never really appealed to me before as I […]

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The best mulled cider and spiced rum recipe

mulled cider and spiced rum recipe

Since the clocks went back last week it’s been absolutely baltic here in lil old Wales and no better time is there to get the winter spices bubbling away in some real medicine to warm the cockles. It was bonfire night on Saturday so I thought there’s no better occasion to get the first batch […]

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Wriggle Cardiff Discount Code and review

crafty devils brewing craft ale cans from Cardiff bottle shop

New on the daily deal discount scene if you haven’t heard about it yet is Wriggle. It popped up on my Facebook a week or two ago so i thought i’d have a nosey around on the site and signed up and to be fair i’ve been pretty impressed with the deals on offer so […]

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Flavourly discount code for gourmet food box and craft ale subscription

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I’ve been on a mission the past week signing up for every subscription service in existence i think! It’s probably something to do with my browsing history but i’ve been having a fair few deals popping up on my Facebook and one that stood out for me was the flavourly gourmet food box. Flavourly is […]