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Hogarth’s Gin Lane

William Hogarth’s 1750s Gin Lane does not paint the juniper-based spirit in a particularly positive light. His depiction of London

10th November 2023
Booze on The Battlefield

War. What is good for? Absolutely nothing. Well, almost nothing. Warfare has, historically, encouraged the consumption of alcohol on an

8th November 2023
The Lost Explorer Mezcal

The Lost Explorer Mezcal is a handcrafted artisanal spirit made from 100% agave, cultivated in the sun-soaked Valles Centrales, Oaxaca

31st October 2023
Mezcal and Tequila, what’s the diff

Perhaps the simplest way to determine the difference between mezcal and tequila, is to taste it. The contrast is never

31st October 2023
Gins to try

Gin recommendations We always recommend you keep some house gins on your trolley, familiar gins like Beefeater London Dry and

6th October 2023
Just the tonics

October 19th is International Gin & Tonic Day and we bet you’re wondering where tonics actually came from. You are

6th October 2023
Vodka Guide

Here at Thinking Drinkers Towers, we don’t follow fashion trends, we create them. Two years ago, everyone laughed as we

18th September 2023
Black Cow Vodka Discount

The kind folk at Black Cow Vodka, have given followers of the Thinking Drinkers an udderly awesome £5 discount off

18th September 2023
Valentine’s Day

  Every year, Valentine’s Day rears its daft cherubic mug and whatever your relationship status, you’ll wish it hadn’t. A

6th February 2023
The Six Rules Of Christmas Drinking

It’s Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid. Except, of course, there is. Forced festive fun is staggering towards

13th December 2022
LGBTQ+ Drinks for the Qatar World Cup

We’re in a Qatar- shaped quandary. On the one hand, we really do like watching World Cup football. Preferably we

15th November 2022
SOULSHAKERS’ VOODOO PUNCH, AKA ‘THE GLASTONBURY ZOMBIE’

SOULSHAKERS’ VOODOO PUNCH, AKA ‘THE GLASTONBURY ZOMBIE’ On the 19th of September, a handful of crusty musos descended on Glastonbury

16th September 2022
Raise a glass to the Queen

Amongst the Queen’s many qualities, was her love of a discerning drink, which is no great surprise, since the Royals

15th September 2022
Pliny The Elder

Gaius Plinius Secundus, AKA Pliny The Elder, was a Roman author, naturalist and Greek philosopher. He was also quite a

24th August 2022
Fancy Tequila

Any reputable imbiber should understand tequila is a discerning distillate. The one-time rouble rouser of the cabinet is now a

19th July 2022
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