Drinkmonger Blog http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog The best way to find out more about all the different drinks from around the world. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:58:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 Mead All About It http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/mead-all-about-it/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/mead-all-about-it/#respond Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:11:02 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1253 As National Mead Day is approaching on Saturday 6th August, we’re taking a look at the oldest alcoholic drink in human history. We’ll be trying some of the different styles that are causing its current resurgence in popularity with beer, wine and liqueur fans alike. As National Mead Day is approaching on Saturday 6th August, […]

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A Rumdinger of a Tasting with Plantation Rums http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/a-rumdinger-of-a-tasting-with-plantation-rums/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/a-rumdinger-of-a-tasting-with-plantation-rums/#respond Wed, 04 May 2016 10:24:59 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1184 At Drinkmonger, we have always been big fans of the tropical spirit that is rum, and fascinated by Plantation as they have a unique approach. So when Alison from Plantation suggested a tasting, we leapt at the opportunity. At Drinkmonger, we have always been big fans of the tropical spirit that is rum, and fascinated […]

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German Wine – Is it the Best in the World? http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/german-wine-best-world/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/german-wine-best-world/#respond Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:12:11 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1164 Working in the wine business we are often asked “what country makes the best wine in the world”? Well of course that is a very difficult question to answer, like trying to pick your favourite album or child. There are hot contenders but with so many variables like colour, style, sweetness etc, it is impossible […]

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Drinkmonger Best Beer Pack April http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmonger-best-beer-pack-april/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmonger-best-beer-pack-april/#respond Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:27:22 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1148 This month’s beer pack has been chosen with interesting flavours in mind. Whether that is from the added elderflower in the case of the Birds & Bees, the addition of blood orange juice and zest with the Beavertown, or added cherry in the case of the really rather tasty Krafty Cherry Lambic. This month’s beer […]

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A Whisky Character: John Duff http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/a-whisky-character-john-duff/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/a-whisky-character-john-duff/#respond Tue, 15 Mar 2016 13:47:55 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1133 We love history here at Drinkmonger, particularly drinks history. To focus on whisky, there have been some pretty interesting things that have happened in whisky history for example: Al Capone wasn’t making a reported 60 million dollars a year selling flowers during prohibition, he was selling Scotch, American Whiskey, Rum and more. We love history […]

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Branch Manager Position Drinkmonger Pitlochry http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/branch-manager-position-drinkmonger-pitlochry/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/branch-manager-position-drinkmonger-pitlochry/#respond Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:46:07 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1121 Drinkmonger are seeking an experienced Branch Manager with the drive and enthusiasm to take this respected Specialist Wine and Spirit Merchant to the next level. Part of the Royal Mile Whiskies family, the branch sits in the heart of the bustling Perthshire town and caters to both local clientele and a very healthy tourist trade, […]

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Drinkmonger’s Best Wine Case March http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmonger-best-wine-case/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmonger-best-wine-case/#respond Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:36:29 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1106 Each month we will be releasing a case of wine which we think represents some of the best and most exciting wines in our current range. These will be a mix of reds and whites, and occasionally some Rosé and Fizz if the occasion arises. These wines are handpicked by our knowledgeable staff who, as […]

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Drinkmonger’s Best Beer Selection March http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmongers-best-beer-selection-march-2/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinkmongers-best-beer-selection-march-2/#respond Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:46:34 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1100 Each month we will be releasing a selection of our best beers. Beers we thought were brilliant when we first tried them. For our first set, we have decided to pick quite a few different styles of beer that we think are top notch. Over the next month, we may add others sets (an IPA […]

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Tempest Tour Blog http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/tempest-tour-blog/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/tempest-tour-blog/#respond Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:43:02 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1058 After many conversations with Tempest Brewing Co, and their astounding beers taking all three of the top spots for our beer section at the Drinkmonger Christmas Fair, we made good on our promise to head over and visit the brewery. We’ve said before that words like ‘craft’ can be hard to define, but the guys […]

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Drinks and Christmas Films http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinks-christmas-films/ http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/drinks-christmas-films/#respond Sat, 19 Dec 2015 11:14:42 +0000 http://www.drinkmonger.com/blog/?p=1036 Last year, we wrote an article matching food with Christmas dinner. Check it out here for a great guide to your booze requirements (some of the products are not available anymore, but it is a good framework). This year, we thought we would look at the other main activity other than eating at Christmas; films. […]

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