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30/07/2021
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Tipsy Treats to Enjoy this Summer | Friars

At Friars we know just how well chocolate and delicious alcoholic drinks can be paired. That’s why this summer we’ve stocked an extensive range of tipsy treats for you to discover and enjoy. Whether it’s our own wines or spirits distilled locally to our store, we’ve got a range of drinks on offer that are perfect for enjoying at summer BBQ’s, during your summer holidays or even to be given as gifts. Take a look at some of the best alcoholic drinks available to purchase from our web store this... Read More

20/02/2018
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Gin – Mother’s Ruin

During a long (and enjoyable) day at Friars HQ there was a discussion regarding gin and how we just can’t get enough of it. Which lead to the phrase Mother’s ruin being mentioned. After some research it turns out that gin has always been in, but for slightly different reasons. In the mid-eighteenth century Gin started out as a medicine – it was thought it could be a cure for gout and indigestion, but most attractive of all, it was cheap. In the 1730’s notices could be seen all over... Read More