Tuesday, October 5, 2010


Ginger Beer

Russell Tovey has a couple of hard-core vices...the least harmful one is Ginger Beer. Back home in Oz I always recommend Bundaberg Brewed Ginger Beer.

Or if you'd like an alcoholic version then it's Blue Tongue which was originally made in my part of Oz - The Hunter Valley.

While here in Scotland today I found another non-alcoholic version which is also excellent...after a quiet drive along Loch Ness we stopped at Fort William for a break. Here I discovered Fentiman's Ginger Beer.

Further to discovering this brand I had a talk to a local whiskey maker about a cocktail known back home in Oz as a "whale's tail"...named after the whale watching area at Bundaberg in Queensland. Its two main ingredients are rum and ginger beer.

Above: Near Fort William and Loch Ness.
Taken by Mrs Oz 5-10-2010.

Above: Tom in Oz holds Fentiman's Ginger Beer. BTW this product is made in the Cotswolds England and is "botanically brewed."

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