Jim Beam

Jim Beam has been a staple of many a bar for many a year now, so much so that they themselves have the tag ‘The World’s No. 1 Bourbon’ stamped on every bottle. But how does a brand come to call itself that? A brand that, from my knowledge, not many people know much about?Continue reading “Jim Beam”

Jim Beam and Coke pre-mixer

I’ve always thought of these pre-mixed alcoholic drinks as i bit of a cheaters way, takes the fun out of making it and generally just not seeing it as being like the real thing, however, Jim Beam and Coke, i’m pleasantly surprised! Now i’ll admit right now that Jim Beam is near the top of myContinue reading “Jim Beam and Coke pre-mixer”

24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 19

On the home stretch now! And to celebrate, Jim Beam have served up a rather simple punch that could even attract the ladies of the group! Day 19 – Sparkling Ruby Punch – Jim Beam Glass – Champagne Flute Ingredients – 1-3/4 cups Jim Beam Bourbon 1 cup cranberry juice cocktail 1 bottle (750ml) sparkling raspberry juice,Continue reading “24 Days of Christmas Cocktails – Day 19”

The Briton’s Protection Review

Classed as Manchester’s best bar for whisk(e)y, The Briton’s Protection has got it all. On the corner of Great Bridgewater Street, the outside decor gives it a traditional pub feeling, and with hanging baskets from every window, it oddly doesn’t look out-of-place nestled in Manchester. Once you step foot inside you enter the long bar area whereContinue reading “The Briton’s Protection Review”

Jack Daniels & Coke / Ginger Pre-mix

I found myself purchasing another pre-mixed drink in the form of Jack Daniels and they’ve released two versions – Coke and Ginger, both £2.12 from Sainsburys. Jack Daniels & Coke Now the nearest competitor around is Jim Beam & Coke and having already tried the latter I was expecting high hopes, however, I was disappointed at not smelling a stronger smellContinue reading “Jack Daniels & Coke / Ginger Pre-mix”

Pre-mixed Malibu & Cranberry Tasting Notes

I promised Malibu on there twitter feed I would try out some of their pre-mixed drinks that they offer so on a recent trip to the supermarket I bought a can of Malibu & Cranberry (£1.49). Having tasted my first pre-mixed drink only a few days ago (Jim Beam & Coke), I had high hopes for this version andContinue reading “Pre-mixed Malibu & Cranberry Tasting Notes”