Summer and autumn bring with them an abundance of fruit and other flavourings that can be used to infuse gin or vodka, turning a plain drink into something more exciting!
If you’re local to Haslemere, you will no doubt know that the town has many great pubs and restaurants. Redh (Real English Drinks House) bar and restaurant is a great addition to the town.
Andwell Brewing Company, based near Hook in Hampshire, is a micro-brewery making real ales, IPAs and lagers.
Redh in Haslemere, Surrey, (Real English Drinks House) is thrilled to introduce our head chef, Jack Cherriman. With our bar and café up and running with the best English drinks, including craft beers, artisan spirits and English sparkling wines, we turned our thoughts to our food offerings. We were lucky enough to find a chef with a wealth of expertise and experience, bags of enthusiasm, and a wonderful ever-changing hair colour.
Some drinks are prized for their quality and heritage. For example, if you’re a whisky drinker, then chances are you’ll put a lot of thought and discernment into your choice of distillery and the heritage of the drink. However, sadly gin and vodka tend not to have the same considered approach. Many people who enjoy a gin and tonic, or vodka and coke, are happy not to ask quite so many questions. For that reason, you may not know much about these two very popular drinks. So what’s the difference between gin and vodka? Here’s a quick overview that gives some answers.
No doubt about it, lager is the perfect thirst quencher as the weather picks up and you’re out with friends or watching your team. But don’t be boring and just stick to your regular brand without trying some of the exciting new types of lager on offer from us at Redh.
And now for the next in the series of profiles of Redh’s favourite UK drinks producers, we turn to the world of sparkling wine, and renowned West Sussex company, Tinwood. Based just below the very scenic South Downs National Park, Tinwood are proud producers of some of the best Engish sparkling wines we’ve come across.
When you think gin, do you think English? British gin, and specifically English gin, has an evocative backstory that involves the clash of classes, the impact of technology, the adventure on the high seas and so on. Here’s a quick overview of the long and often tempestuous history of English gin.
Well done! At last, you’ve made it to the end of Dry January, and you’re feeling so much better for it. With any luck, you saved a bit of money and lost a few pounds, as well as gaining that slightly smug air of satisfaction at proving you could go without for a whole month. Or not. Or perhaps you didn’t quite get this far, and your resolutions were overturned before the Christmas tree was even dismantled. Either way, it’s okay. Let’s make February a time to celebrate anyway, as we go back to business as usual but with brand new motivation for the year ahead, in our drinking as well as in the rest of life.
Beer comes in all different types, and we don't usually stop to pay much attention to what goes into the making of the drink. However, we can definitely tell when we like one beer over another, and that's the point we might want to know what goes into our beer. So let's have a look at the main ingredients.