UK Drink

Why That Slimline Gin And Tonic Could Make You More Drunk

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Mixing booze with slimline drinks could make you more drunk than using standard mixers, research has revealed. A study found that people who drank ...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Entrepreneurs Breaking The Rules Of The Drinks Industry - With Sweets | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Mel Goldsmith is one half of Smith & Sinclair, an innovative company trying to change the perception of how alcohol is consumed. Mel, along with he...

New Guidelines Say You Should Ditch Alcohol To Reduce Dementia Risk

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Middle-aged people should consider going teetotal in order to reduce their risk of dementia, new official guidance states. According to the Press A...

Why Don't You Drink?

Deirdre Collins | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Deirdre Collins

I don't know why I don't drink. I just have zero interest. It wasn't planned nor is it a health thing or anything along those lines. I don't really think about it that much so when people ask I feel I need to think of a simple answer to this one.

Here's The New Health Drink From Bulletproof Coffee Creator

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

FATwater is a type of purified water, infused with a fatty oil found in coconuts. It's the latest health drink to come from the creator of Bulletpr...

Nutella Doughnut Milkshake Looks Like Heaven In A Mug

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If there ever was such thing as heaven in a cup, we're pretty sure this would be it. The Nutella doughnut milkshake (called the "tella ball shake"...

How Diet Coke Affects Your Body In 60 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

People watching their weight will often reach for a Diet Coke in a bid to "be good" and cut down their sugar intake, but is this type of beverage all ...

Hipsters, Rejoice! There Soon Could Be A Pub That Only Serves Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We narrow-minded folk who thought a 'pub for tea' was in fact a cafe, are about to be proved wrong as crowdfunding for such an establishment starts to...

How To Open A Bottle Using A Piece Of Paper

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than gasping for a bottle of soda or beer and finding you don't have a bottle opener. Unless you're one of those stupid daredevi...

Where Can You Buy Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt's Wine?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are some for whom the Virgin Wine catalogue just doesn't quite cut it, and they'd rather create their own tipple. These people are, of course, c...

The Most Aussie Thing to Happen This Week (Imho)

Xavier Toby | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

"Beer thieving pig gets drunk and start a fight with cow" Great headline, however I'm sure it's something that goes down in many Australian households every Friday night.

Brighton - The UK's No 1 Foodie Hotspot

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

We were a tad skeptical when we heard that Brighton had knocked London out of top spot as the UK's number one restaurant and bar destination by Conde Nast Traveller readers. So we set out to eat and drink our way around Brighton for a weekend to see if the award was justified.

We Trial Christmas Hot Drinks, So You Don't Have To

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Flickering fairy lights surround us, turkey and cranberry sandwiches are plentiful and our favourite coffee shops are vying for our love with their fe...

Would Health Warnings On Our Wine Bottles Actually Work?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Health warnings should be put on bottles of wine, beer and spirits to raise awareness of the dangers of drinking, MPs have said. Labels on alcohol...

Tea Time Is Bubbling Up in London

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

First thing I have to say, is that the interior and branding is really wonderfully executed, with a very cool vibe, and going a different direction than many of the bubble tea stores. The light grey walls are accented by lovely shades of green, blue, pink and yellow.

How To Pour The Perfect Pint Of Beer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Spillages down the side? Check. No foam being formed? Check. If your beer resembles cold tea rather than a frosty glass of deliciousness, the 'pope...

A Monthly Bar In A Box That Won't Break The Bank

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As well as being one of the more enjoyable ways of turning tipsy, a grown-up cocktail can lend you an air of class. And if you've made it yourself, it...

How To Make The Perfect Cup Of Tea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Things could get heated. According to a recent survey, the perfect cup of tea needs to be poured straight from a teapot, made from loose tea and s...

Brits Know Less About Wine Than A 10-Year-Old French Child (Probably)

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

1 in 5 of us fancy ourselves as wine connoisseurs, according to a recent survey, but the reality is that we know diddly squat about wines. The mo...

Antony Bennett Interviews Acclaimed Chefs Juan Mari Arzak and Elena Arzak: Part Two

Antony Bennett | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Antony Bennett

This was the beginning of modern cuisine in Spain; there was a round table in Madrid where they invited the most important chefs in Spain to get together with food journalists. They invited myself, Bocousse and Raymond Olivier from Paris.

LOOK: London's Best Pubs

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

London has a lot of pubs - some of which are scary places to a different dimension where pickled eggs and carpets that smell like wee are standard. Fi...

Can This Cure Your St Patrick's Day Hangover?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

This morning, some of you may be invoking Jesus Christ rather than St Patrick as you peel your head off the pillow. But you have to go to work, so wha...

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Drink During Freshers' Week..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

We all know how easy it is to get carried away with drinking during freshers' week. Beer pong, 'I have never', Ring of Fire - the list of drinking gam...

It's Official, Vodka Makes You A Sudoku Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Remember those 'gourmet' meals you created while wasted after a night out only to find out it actually tasted like cat sick when eaten sober? Or the r...

A Day In The Life Of A Female Beer Sommelier

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Marverine Cole is one of the country's few female beer sommeliers and according to Visit Birmingham, is the city's only beer sommelier. It takes m...