Portly Drinks | Manhattan

Need I say more? It’s my favourite cocktail. 2 parts Bourbon 1 part Martini Rosso Lemon Wedge 2 dashes Angostura Bitters (Optional) Chuck it all in a glass and enjoy! PG

Portly Drinks | New England IPA | Adnams

This has to be one of my favourite beers I have discovered and been shown recently. The New England IPA from Adnams is a cloudy and very citrusy beer made using the Citra Hop and a couple of others. It comes in at 6% and is VERY quaffable. It has lots of fruity flavours and…

Portly Drinks | Adnams | Adnams Brewery, Southwold, UK

The other week I was taken on a magical mystery tour across the Suffolk countryside to the sideside town of Southwold, home of the Adnams Brewery.  I have to say from the off that this tour was one of the best I have ever been on and our guide was unbelievably knowledgeable and in my…

Portly Drinks | Prohibition Brew | Budweiser

Non-alcoholic beers seem to be on the rise, I’m always intrigued by these creations. Until now my favourite, has been Bitburger Drive.  Budweiser though have recently brought out their new Prohibition Brew. I’m a sucker for advertising and after seeing an advert for it I went and got myself one. First off I loved the…

Portly Drinks | Gamma Ray American Pale Ale | Beavertown Brewery

Gamma Ray is this week’s addition to Portly Drinks, I had it a few weeks ago in a Vegan Restaurant Stem and Glory in Cambridge. I’m already a fan of Beavertown, being a particularly partial to their ‘Neck Oil’ brew. Gamma Ray is a wonderful session beer, that as they say at Beavertown ‘You can…

Portly Drinks | SIX | Cambridge

I went to SIX the other night, unfortunately I only had a bottle of beer (bad planning). I would however recommend it. SIX sits atop The Varsity Hotel in Cambridge. It has an extensive drinks list and they know how to make a good cocktail! It also has a fab roof terrace which has stunning…

Portly Drinks | Campari Spritz | Benedetto’s, Cambridge

Aperitivo a tradition I picked up on when living in Italy. What could be better than to enjoy the slowly setting sun with a glass of something nice. Since I first tried them in a random bar on the east coast of Italy I’ve been addicted to campari spritz. Benedetto’s on Quayside in Cambridge fueled…

Portly Drinks | Greene King Brewery | Bury St Edmunds, UK

Bury St Edmunds literally the burial place of St Edmund is home to the Greene King Brewery. A few weeks ago I went on a tour (there were free samples! What’s not to like?). On a sunny Sunday morning we arrived in anticipation of our tour and were greeted by our guide, once everyone was…