Damm the weather
This has been around since the 1920s and must commemorate a particularly persistent gloomy spell.
1 measure gin. 1/2 measure sweet red vermouth.1/2 measure orange juice. 1/4 measure orange curacao. Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled whisky tumber. Add twist of orange wrapped around a cocktail stick.
Appealing sunset colour. Don't stint on the ice.
1 1/2 measure gin. 3/4 measure apricot brandy.1/4 measure grenadine. 4 measures sparkling bitter lemon. Fill highball glass with ice and add contents one by one in that order. Do not stir. Garnish with lemon slice.
2 measures vodka. 2 measures grapefruit juice. 3 measures cranberry juice.Shake all together with plenty of ice pour into highball glass and add a wedge of lime.
Rum isnt just good with coffee but with tea as well.
1 and 1/2 measures light rum. 1/2 measure clear honey. 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon. lemon slice, 1 teacup of hot black tea, piece of crystallized ginger. Add all to pan and gently warm/
Ann and Duncan lived at Dunstarn from 1957 nearly reaching their Golden Wedding anniversary. This was devised for them. As mint grows where the women is boss!
Muddle mint in sugar syrup and discard. Add 4 parts Rum, 1 part Gin l part lime juice 2 parts lemonade and dunk a strawberry slice or two in with crushed ice.
But best of all ............... create your own holiday cocktail and let us know.
All of our properties are close to fabulous beaches or woodland walks, so pack up a picnic and enjoy the wonderful British summer countryside. Bath in nature...............
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For all rental enquiries please contact May Rhodes on
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07801651783 at email@example.com. Dunstarn Cottage is also available through Air B and B as is Croft Cottage and 85 Queen Street.
Over the past couple of years we have hosted a walking theatre performance and two summer outdoor theatre events, as well as assisted Cinematography students to make a film for Leeds University and enabled Vet students to obtain valuable work experience during lockdown......if you have a project in mind, we'd be pleased to discuss things.........
We are currently hosting weekend gun dog training courses for beginners and advanced through Kirkbourne Spaniels.........
Last updated 4th June 2021
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