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Drinks of the Moment

We are loving the bright mornings and the light nights here at House of Coco HQ, I mean what’s not to love.

February 21st, 2021

We are loving the bright mornings and the light nights here at House of Coco HQ, I mean what’s not to love. And, what better way to bring in the spring than by enjoying your favourite drink while looking out the window daydreaming of beer gardens and parties with friends.

There are plenty of drinks choices thrown into the mix, including some rather fabulous alcoholic beverages, a selection of soothing teas, a wonderful non-alcoholic spirit, plus we’ve even added a plantshake brand too. You will find a little something for everyone.

Starting with Tea

Pukka Herbs, Fresh Start Tea, £2.99 (20 sachets), Pukka Herbs

An energising blend of lemongrass, whole lemon, lemon vana tulsi, sweet fennel, and coriander. Awaken the senses with this uplifting lemon tea. Naturally caffeine free.

Pukka Herbs, Night Time Berry Tea, £2.99 (20 tea sachets), Pukka Herbs

Soothe your senses and let go of the day with a cup of Night Time Berry. A restorative blend of organic berries, calming chamomile, valerian, and Echinacea for seasonal wellness. Naturally caffeine free.

Organic Apoteke, Anti-Oxidant Afternoon Tea, £12.95, Organic Apoteke

This potent herbal blend delivers natural anti-oxidants to encourage cellular healing. It gives an afternoon energy boost and helps the skin to glow.

Moving onto Plantshakes

FOGA, Plantshakes, from £2.26 per shake (30g pouch) subscription, starter kit, pick-and-mix, FOGA Plantshakes

FOGA use premium, whole, freeze-dried fresh fruit and veg. 100% organic, no juice, sweeteners, or artificial ingredients in all 13 flavours. Banana & Turmeric, Peach & Cayenne, Coffee & Peanut, Blueberry & Acai, Blackberry & Chia, Beetroot & Ginger, and Kiwi & Greens. Add water or plant milk and each pouch shakes makes an instant smoothie.

Heading into No-Alcohol

STRYYK™, NOT V*DKA, from £18.99 (70cl), STRYYK™

The carefully crafted STRYYK™ distillation process is 100% natural with no sugar, no fat, no carbs and no artificial flavouring, yet fuelled with the un-missable vibrant and exciting taste expected from a traditional boozy drink. Distilled and bottled in the UK.

Ending with Alcohol

Miami Cocktail Company, Organic Spritz Drinks, £3 each (250ml), Waitrose

Bringing with every sip some Miami sun, the spritzers come in five BPA-free cans: Bellini, Margarita, Paloma, Mimosa, and Sangria. Each organic-certified sparkling cocktail is 4.0% ABV and contains only 110 calories per can, with no added sugar, additives or preservatives, using only the finest natural ingredients. The ready-to-drink, wine-based Organic SPRITZ line is also non-GMO, vegan-friendly and gluten-free.

Tanqueray, Blackcurrant Royale, £24 (70cl), Amazon

A unique premium distilled gin, with the bold and luxurious flavours of French blackcurrants and notes of vanilla, inspired by Charles Tanqueray’s travels to France in the 1840s.

Funkin Cocktails, Cocktail Can Mix, £18.32 (8 x 200ml cans + 2 x 250ml cans), Funkin Cocktails

The party mix includes two each of passionfruit martini, pina colada, espresso martini, strawberry daiquiri, and peach bellini. Each can is 5% alc vol. Funkin Cocktails also produce fresh fruit purées ready for your own homemade cocktails, and a selection of non-alcoholic cocktails kits.

Vecchia Romagna Brandy, Riserva Anniversario, £3,500 (70cl decanter), The Whisky Exchange

From renowned Italian distillers Vecchia Romagna, makers of world-renowned Italian grape brandy, Riserva Anniversario is a limited-edition expression released to celebrate the distiller’s bicentenary year. This is a rare opportunity to purchase something so exquisite, only 200 bottles have been produced.

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Rachel McAlley

Rachel McAlley

A veteran in global travel, Rachel also loves to explore hidden gems on home turf. She’s a writing connoisseur of Britain’s best hotels, luxury beauty products, and UK food and drink launches.