Crème Almond Martini

Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Embrace Crappy Gin Liqueurs. You may have noticed by now, but we seem to be in the middle of a veritable deluge of cheap, hella sweet gin liqueurs swarming the aisles of every supermarket out there; whether it’s Asda, Aldi, or the discounters like B&M, unique gin […]

We’re on Vivino!

Ever find yourself trying to remember that fantastic little tipple you had a couple of months ago at that restaurant, but the exact answer eludes you? I’m sure you know what I’m talking about, we’ve all been there, and it’s a tad infuriating to say the least –  but what if there was a way […]

Dupe Review: Aldi’s Ballycastle Strawberries and Cream Liqueur

Have you ever had someone try to tell you that a supermarket own brand Irish Cream is ‘just like Bailey’s’? Personally, I’ve lost count of how many times someone has tried to convince me that and, depending on which bottle they were trying to assure me is a ‘pretty much Bailey’s!’, my reaction tends to […]

Dupe Review: Aldi’s Beachfront Pink Moscato vs. Barefoot Pink Moscato

It should be common knowledge by now that I love a bargain. I’m a self-confessed yellow sticker hunter when it comes to supermarket shopping, though I’m not one of the people who puts their trolley in front of the whole fridge to block everyone else, or waits while the staff member stickers things up, but […]

Review: Marie’s Room

One of the few benefits of being stuck at home during this weird pseudo-lockdown period in the UK is suddenly having more time than ever before. Yes, I’ve been working throughout the pandemic – having been very lucky to have a decent work from home setup, as well as working on a project that can […]

Review: Call of Cthulhu

I recently finished Call of Cthulhu by Cyanide, a Lovecraftian survival horror game with a heavy focus on a creepy, twisting narrative. Spoilers; I loved it! Read the full Geek and Tonic review today.

Royal Gin Fizz

This cocktail is an adaptation of the classic, and highly popular, Gin Fizz which is made with gin (obviously), lemon juice, sugar and soda water. When a ‘Royal’ version of a cocktail is typically made, it means that an egg has been added to the recipe, and whilst there is a Royal Gin Fizz which follows […]