An essential list for all those Parma Violet lovers
Alcoholic beverages and nostalgic sweets have always had a rather experimental relationship ever since the early days of unusual mixing. But, for a specific audience, a certain sweet comes to mind. And, when swirled with the perfect liquer, can often leave a punchy note that can make a collective Swizzels lover swoon. This, of course, is all about parma violets and all of their gorgeous glory.
Let's take a look at some of the best alcoholic concoctions across the UK that mix both alcohol with our beloved sweet. Hopefully, from reading this little segment, you can take away something new and scribble in your next go-to drink on the shopping list.
Here are the top nine alcoholic parma violet drinks. Drink up!
Pick up any bartender's guide and you'll find recipes for more than 1,000 drinks, and that doesn't include the latest cocktails created to promote a product or commemorate an event. Despite this proliferation of concoctions, an increasing number of people are rediscovering the classic cocktails of another era. The return of the Martini has been well documented; other popular drinks include the Bloody Mary, the Daiquiri, the Margarita, and the Old Fashioned. All of these can be given a contemporary twist with the addition or substitution of an ingredient or two.
Elevate your bartender, mixologist and sommelier skills to the next level with these 33 booze hacks:
Capsaicin, the chemical that makes peppers hot, is not water-soluble but is alcohol-soluble. Take a swig of vodka to stop the heat.
Make cheap wine taste expensive by “aerating” it in a blender for 30 seconds.
Use tube socks to keep your bottles from breaking when traveling with booze.
Create your own vanilla extract by slicing vanilla beans lengthwise and storing them in a cheap bottle of vodka for a month.
Don't water down your white wine with ice; use frozen grapes instead.
Ever heard of secret pubs? Hideouts in the bush where villagers would get together and drink beer? This is the story of Aitu and its neighbouring islands, part of the Cook island group. Read on to learn more about this lesser known and very local beer style!
Most people love to drink, but they don't love what happens to their waistlines where they do. The fact is that most alcoholic beverages will end up wreaking havoc on waistlines, and as such, are heavily advised against by nutritionists.
Alcoholic drinks are the ideal way to turn a dull evening into something exciting–and, so, if one wishes to spice up their life with a drink, why not make it a spicy alcoholic drink? Whether it's a cocktail or a store-bought bottle, there are numerous beverages infused with spice with which you can make a great night all the more perfect, or simply heat yourself up after a chilly evening outside.
Whether we want to admit it or not, we've all had moments where we wanted to have a drink, but didn't want to make the hike to a bar or a liquor store. Sometimes, it's a phenomenon that happens while we're wasted or as we're about to throw a party. Whatever the reason is, most of us out there have wished that there was a magical way to get booze without having to leave the house.