Mead Is Making a Comeback

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Mead Is Making a Comeback
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Escaping from the historical re-enactment area of the drinks cabinet, this alcoholic honey brew is crossing into the mainstream. It sweetens a warming toddy-style mix of calvados and cider at Reverend JW Simpson in Fitzrovia, and – the surest sign that it's becoming cool – an artisan producer has started making it in a London flat. Get yourself a bottle of Gosnell's London Mead for a Christmas tipple with a difference.

That's a Cocktail?

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That's a Cocktail?
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If you want your shindig to stand out, you should ditch that traditional booze, morph yourself into a cocktail alchemist and one-up your friends and coworkers with science...

The Ouya isn't your standard liquid cocktail. It's served as liquid-filled beads formed using a technique known as reverse spherification, a fancy term for turning liquids or liquefied foods into gel-covered, liquid-filled spheres that pop in your mouth.

Check out the full recipe here.

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