GOT Part 1/3, Winter Is Here!

Winter is here! …you guessed it: I am a Game of Thrones-nut! I will honour this epic series with theme drinks. I won’t be commenting on the series – not only to avoid any spoilers for those who haven’t seen the last episode. This is purely about the joy of drinking with the benefit of being a little numb when… bad things happen 😉

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For the Love of Gin: Volume 2, Colour me Intrigued

Gin it is again. This time I am addressing an absolute classic: the Gin & Tonic! This cocktail has enjoyed a hype of an entirely new dimension – and with good reason! As a result there are new kinds of gin and tonic springing up like mushrooms and it is near impossible to keep track. But sometimes a drink looks so intriguing you can’t possibly miss it! And that’s what it’s about today: The looks.

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Hugo who?

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Yes, I know – that’s not very nice of me. Of course we all know Hugo!

Elderflower, soda, some bubbly, some mint leaves, a little lime if you like – voilà! Hugo ticks all the boxes of a refreshing summer drink. Ever since about a decade ago there has been no summer without him. He’s this unobtrusive, tasty and delightful companion and – at the same time – the ultimate wingman for elderflower beverages.

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A Tale of two Drinks: Red Blooded and Pink Hearted

This is a tribute to two drinks that have never once let me down thus far. To me they are the drink equivalent of spaghetti with meatballs. Simple, easy to make and yet never boring. Fun and zesty, but not overwhelmingly sweet. What I like about them is that they are in no way heavy but rather refreshing – perfect for a barbecue, a board game night or even brunch. And they look pretty!

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The Moscow Mule – Much too stubborn to be a Fad!

Last summer the Moscow Mule had gotten a lot of attention. Also by yours truly. And I do not see why this would be a one summer fad. This drink is much too refreshing and delicious for that!

 

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