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Give a touch of the Christmas spirit with this original, alcoholic Christmas drink – Bramble Scotch Whisky Liqueur from the innovative liquid deli Demijohn.
From a recipe as old as the hedgerow fruit itself, this award-winning drink is Demijohn’s bestseller for this Christmas. Made in East Lothian in Scotland, this rich, full-bodied drink, which is similar in looks to port but has a much more complex flavour, is ideal for post Christmas dinner, or as an excellent accompaniment to cheese, or even for a nip when out on a bracing winter’s walk.
Demijohn can bottle this drink in a whole range of bottles, ranging from a small 40ml to a wonderfully indulgent 300ml Salmo bottle. Priced at £5.20/100ml. Every one is hand bottled to order and then a personalised message can be added for free. Or choose a hand-crafted gift box which will be the highlight under the Christmas tree.
This whisky liqueur contains an infusion of Scottish brambles, or blackberries as they are known outside Scotland, with sugar and Scotch Whisky. Bramble Scotch Whisky Liqueur is also known as Brammle (pronounced bram-el), which translates from the old Scots as Bramble.
Men in particular love this as a Christmas gift, and the Demijohn staff will also give some great tips on cocktail recipes including this delicious drink, making it an even more innovative gift. Demijohn also has some great gift sets containing the Bramble Scotch Whisky Liqueur, which is not just original but combines three or five of their handmade artisan drinks.
New for 2018 is their ’12 Apothekers of Christmas. Each little 40ml Apotheker bottle is hand-filled with a different delicious Demijohn artisan spirit or liqueur for the 12 Days of Christmas. With a cunning little raffia loop round the neck of the bottles these are the perfect Christmas baubles for the tree, or as table decorations for the 12 days leading up to Christmas. In fact, you can hang them on any Christmas decoration where you would like to add something a little different and more spirited for the festive season.
The choice of spirits are normally British Limoncello, Toffee Whisky Liqueur, Morello Cherry Brandy, Raspberry Vodka, Seville Orange Gin, Spiced Rum, Rhubarb Vodka, Bramble Scotch Whisky, Ginger Wine, Elderberry & Port Liqueur, Lime Vodka and Gooseberry Gin. However, Demijohn can alter the contents from any of the range of 40 or so handmade drinks.
If you’re just wanting a wreath decoration or have a smaller Christmas tree there are also the ‘More than Gin Baubles’ which is a set of 6 bottles and for the more adventurous we have the Advent Apotheker Set of 24 mini bottles, one to be opened almost every day in the run-up to Christmas. You could even build your own set of as many or as few bottles as you like and Demijohn is also offering free personalised short messages to be added to the bottles making them a really special and individual gift.
The prices start at £30.16 for the More than Gin set of 6 baubles, to £58.56 for the 12 Apothekers of Christmas and £118.68 for the Advent 24.
For a larger gift for someone who relishes the finer things in life there is The Liqueur Gift Box which comprises six of the most popular handmade British Demijohn drinks, bottled in square 100ml bottles and nestled together in an exquisite handmade oak presentation box. The box can even be engraved for a small extra cost. Priced at £90.55 this is a really sought-after gift.