Christmas Gift Guide – Tipple Time


Jura Whisky

Finding the perfect Whisky for someone can be a challenge, but this Christmas Jura has made finding the perfect whiskey that much easier. With so many different gift packs available over the festive season, you will be spoilt for choice. With so many single malt scotch whiskies to offer, Jura have covered every aspect. With information on each flavour and even a little story of two.

Jura not only talk to the talk, but they really do walk the walk, their Whisky tastes fabulous and will be a welcomed gift under any tree.

dry ginWhitley Neill & The Fuzzy Duck

Whitley Neills Handcrafted Dry Gin is created around the idea of African botanicals – cape gooseberry and super-fruit baobab, making for a softer than traditional gin and giving  refreshingly sweet citrus flavour.

It is the perfect gin to use in the Fuzzy Duck, a recipe that has been shared with us by Ducks in East Lothian.

Cocktail Recipe: Fuzzy Duck

Piña_ColadaMixologist: Alan Walker

25ml Whitley Neill Dry Gin (available in Sainsburys and Tesco priced £24.00.)

25ml Cointreau

25ml Advocaat

15ml Fresh Lime Juice


Shake all ingredients in an iced shaker and pour into glass before garnishing with an orange wedge.


Ducks is an exquisite award-winning fine-dining restaurant with comfortable en-suite rooms nestled in the idyllic village of Aberlady in East Lothian.


Ducks, Main Street, Aberlady, EH32 0RE

Licor 43

Licor 43 have done the impossible and brought the taste of your faraway holidays to the UK. This new vanilla and caramel licor 43 is the perfect addition to any drinks cabinet. Can be served chilled over ice or with your preferred mixer, Licor 43 will taste amazing. Also the Licor 43 would be the perfect accompaniment for a cocktail evening over the festive season. For servings before during and after the meal, Licor 43 will make any evening perfect. Available from all good supermarkets, Licor 43 will make any Christmas evening one to remember.


Christmas On the Beach Schweppes PunchSchweppes Miracle on 34th Street!


Serves 1

50ml Schweppes Soda Water

35ml grapefruit juice! 10ml grenadin

1 lemon squeeze

Serves 6

300ml Schweppes Soda Water

210ml grapefruit juice! 60ml grenadine

16 lemon squeezes

Schweppes Citrus Blend 1L BottleServes 12

600ml Schweppes Soda Water

420ml grapefruit juice

120ml grenadine

How to Make

1.  Add grenadine, grapefruit juice and squeeze lemon into a wine balloon glass.

2.  Gently stir in Schweppes Soda Water and add some ice.

3.  Garnish with mint and when serving.

Key Ingredient! Schweppes Soda Water

Garnish! Mint sprig

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