Fab Feb – 15th February

Fentimans Botanically Brewed soft drinks

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What a delicious brew these are! We have five flavours, all at £1.35 for a 275ml bottle. For 15th and 16th February, there’s 10% off all flavours so they now come to £1.21 each. Choose from:

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  •  Dandelion and Burdock – “Infusions of dandelion leaves and burdock root create the unmistakable taste and aroma of this definitive classic.”
  • Mandarin and Seville Orange Jigger – “’Jigger’ is an old English term for a good measure, which is used when combining the juice of eight mandarins and the zest of Seville orange in every bottle.”
  • Curiosity Cola – “This curiously invigorating recreation of colas from yesteryear is made using infusions of the finest herbal ingredients.”
  • Cherry Tree Cola – “Introducing the world’s first botanically brewed cherry cola”
  • Victorian Lemonade – “With the juice of one and a half lemons in every bottle, for real refreshment our cloudy Victorian Lemonade takes some beating.”

Fentimans small displayThey’re all gluten-free and vegan and completely lovely. “Botanical brewing is a simple process involving herbs and plant roots. Thomas Fentiman’s original recipe involved milling ginger roots before tumbling them into copper steam jacketed pans and leaving them to bubble and simmer releasing all their flavour. The finest herbs, natural flavourings, sugar, brewer’s yeast and fresh spring water were then added to the liquid which was transferred into wooden vats where it was left to ferment.”

They certainly are an interesting looking drink before you’ve even opened the bottle. There’s an instruction on some of the flavours to “upend before pouring” – there’s sediment at the bottom where the natural ingredients have settled, like home brew wine and beer! There’s an “ooh!” to be had with your first gulp…

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