Articles Tagged: England

5 Classic British Cocktails to Drink In The Queen’s Jubilee

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This weekend marks the official celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee. For those of you not in the know, that means 60 years on the throne! But, the Queen still has over four years to go in order to surpass Queen Victoria’s 64 years on the throne.

I was wondering why this weekend was designated the official weekend since the Queen ascended the throne in February 1952 and her coronation was in June 1953 and … Read more

Plymouth Gin Review

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Plymouth Gin is the gin of the officers of the British Navy.  While the enlisted men drank rum, the officers drank Plymouth Gin.  Since 1793, Plymouth Gin has been produced in the town of Plymouth, England, a city located on the south-west coast of England.  In fact, the pilgrims on the Mayflower took shelter from a storm there as they set sail for the new world.  Maybe this is why they named their town Plymouth.  … Read more