The drinks cabinet is beginning to run dry, but there’s still some gems waiting to be discovered. Here’s the third week’s worth of my journey through the dark recesses of a kitchen cupboard…  Teichenné Chocolate Schnapps, Spain Spain seems to have a penchant for these flavoured liquors (which is not necessarily a good thing) – this time it’s chocolate that gets the liquid treatment. According to the distillers themselves: “Not only does Teichenné Chocolate act

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The results are in. Here’s some more ramblings after my second week in lockdown sampling the bottles hiding at the back of my drinks cupboard… and we get off to a fairly decent start Lagavulin Distiller’s Edition 1986, Scotland “Lagavulin on the rocks, Ain't no surprise, Just pour me a drink and I'll tell you some lies,” Neil Diamond almost once sang. Never a truer word chanteured. Except here, there are no untruths. This whisky

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Forged during some lockdown banter with my equally lacking in work travel-writing mate in Norway, I resolved to explore the long-neglected, dark depths of my drinks cabinet and sample the contents of a different bottle each evening; then write a review, rate it and ask that question on everyone’s lips – if this was a footballer, who would it be? My quest has unearthed some weird and wonderful (and not-so-wonderful) drinks… How some of them

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