Ultracomida is packed out whenever we go for lunch or dinner, but it’s less well-known as a breakfast destination.
So we recruited some fellow tasters, held our fast till they opened at 10am, and set off for a look.
It’s a month till Christmas, and both Lidl & Aldi are pushing their high-end, higher-price whiskies to compete with higher-quality supermarkets.
But there are still bargains to be had.
We put two £17.99 whiskies from Lidl & Aldi together to see if they compete with the big brands.
On a trip to the big city recently, Asda had Woodford Reserve bourbon reduced to £23 from £30.
This was a very good offer, so I had to have some, and share my observations as we don’t hear so much about bourbon in Britain.
Continue reading Woodford Reserve Bourbon (and Old-Fashioned cocktail)
Every few months there seems to be an article saying supermarket own-label gins are better than the big brands.
There was a big one recently from Which, reported here in the Guardian:
Guardian Gins Article
The gist of all of these articles is that own-label gins are better than the big brands.
Not better value – that’s pretty obvious – but actually tastier.
The Which report scored Morrisons as the best gin by taste, and following a big find of sloes at the Trefeddian hotel, we happened to have several different types kicking about.
So we decided to put the supermarket own-labels up against some big brands.
And added Appendices on the Perfect Martini recipe, and why gin is such a great business to be in.