Yo-ho-ho, and a Bottle of Rum!

Yo-ho-ho, and a Bottle of Rum!

“There’s naught, no doubt, so much the spirit calms as rum and true religion.” – Lord Byron Who doesn’t like a spiffing peg of rum? Though some of the earliest varieties of rum are said to have been there in ancient India and China, in its...
The Thirsty Barber’s Top 7 Reasons to Drink Gin

The Thirsty Barber’s Top 7 Reasons to Drink Gin

We all know that a glass of red wine every now and again is good for you, but what if wine is not your drink and you fancy something a little lighter? Perhaps a spirit? Before we delve into the gloriously unexpected advantages of this delightful juniper nectar, we’d...
The Healthiest Ways to Drink Alcohol (And Still Have Fun)

The Healthiest Ways to Drink Alcohol (And Still Have Fun)

It’s the start of a new year, and one of the most common new year’s resolutions is to be healthier – but it’s hard to see the benefits of a healthy diet and exercise when you’re going out and drinking every weekend. Here are some tips on the healthiest ways to drink...
What Type of Whisky are you Drinking? PART 2

What Type of Whisky are you Drinking? PART 2

The Diversity of Taste If by now you still believe that all whiskies of one type taste the same, then let us be the first to tell you that you’re wrong. Though origin, ingredients and the production process may be the same, contrary to vodka, there are vast...
What Type of Whisky Are you Drinking? PART 1

What Type of Whisky Are you Drinking? PART 1

As the age old adage goes, variety is the spice of life. This saying cannot ring truer when it comes to the types of whisky you choose to drink here at The Thirsty Barber. If you’re looking for a great selection, then we advise you to look no further. But before we...