Product Reviews

Review – Hooba Foods

Catherine, something of a sausage roll connoisseur, decides to put Hooba’s various meat free alternatives to the test. Better for the environment, no doubt, but better in taste? We’re not quite sure yet…  What is it? A range of meat-free burgers,
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Ciroc Mango Vodka

Product Review – Ciroc Mango Vodka

Ciroc, the folks who brought you ‘ultra premium vodka’ (and a whole load of ads featuring P Diddy) have a new trick up their sleeve – a mango vodka. This drink is both strong (in terms of alcohol content…) and very tropical. Our Jack
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TastingBritain.co.uk - The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Whisky

Product Review – Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve

Flagship dram of the Glenlivet distillery and available in a good number of places where whisky is served, what you see here is supposedly the USA’s most popular single malt scotch – and it’s not difficult to see why. After how ever many years of drinking the Founders
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Product Review – Speculaas Spice Mix & Mould Kit

Sabine: Speculaas (or Spekulatius) are Dutch Christmas biscuits; baking them at home will fill your house with their spicy aroma – perhaps reminding you of visiting Christmas markets and the smell of mulled wine all around you. Traditionally the biscuits are made using
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Review – Strawberry, Basil and Lime / Apricot and Amaretto Jams [Butterfly and The Bee]

Butterfly and the Bee is a London based jam company run by owner and founder Michael Donnelly, creating small batch and unique flavours of jam without the use of stabilisers, additives or colourings, in traditional French copper pans. Rating: Appeals To: Jam lovers and
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Product Review – Thriva Health Kits

Health nerds, health freaks and biohackers rejoice, Thriva has arrived. For £39 per test , Thriva will analyse your blood numbers and give you an idea of how your health is holding up. Resident meathead and aspiring awesome wholesome person Jack puts it to the test. There will be
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Tasting Britain - Sharkninja Coffee Ninja Review

Product Review – Sharkninja Ninja Coffee Bar

Our entirely caffeine dependent cofounder Jack takes a crack at SharkNinja’s newest coffee creation, the Ninja Coffee Bar. He discovers a world of wonderful convenience and sadly overextracted grounds. Espresso, it is not – but if you’re a certain sort of coffee lover, this
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Product Review – Crobar Energy Bars

Would you eat something made of ground up crickets? We would, and we did. See what Jason makes of Crobar – a new type of bar made out of cricket flour (and other ingredients). As well as being better for the environment, it’s also pretty good for you. Take a
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Terlato Wines - The Federalist 2011 Zinfandel (Sonoma County, Dry Creek Valley)

Product Review – The Federalist ‘Visionary’ Zinfandel 2011

We don’t usually review individual wines here, but for The Federalist’s Zinfandel we make an exception. Introducing the legendary Thermonuclear Alcoholic Ribena…    Rating Price Circa £25 In A Nutshell Thermonuclear alcoholic Ribena laced with
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Mr Stanley's Confectionery

Product Review – Mr Stanley’s Confectionery

Our Kelly caves into her sweet cravings for an introduction to the magnificent collection of Mr Stanley’s confectionery. What is it? Mr Stanley’s sweets and chocolates have been a staple of British confectionery since the days of old Queen Vic. Based in North Yorkshire and still
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