The 4 Best Things To Drink When You’re Sad About The Brexit


This past week has been crazy, there’s no other way to put it, and when things get crazy, there’s really only one solution: drink your way through it. Because of everything going on across the pond, we’ve put together a list of drinks that’ll help you get through this whole Brexit mess. If you’re not a cocktail kind of person, there’s always countless pints of ale. Or Scotch. There is always scotch.

Pimm’s Original 

  • 50ml Pimm’s No.1
  • 150ml of Lemonade
  • Mint, orange, strawberries
  • Cucumber to garnish and ice

Method: Pile all the ingredients in a tall glass, mix and sip. Best make a jugful, you never know who’ll turn up at the sound of the ice tray leaving your freezer.

Maiden’s Prayer

  • .25 ml Makar Glasgow Gin
  • .25 ml triple sec
  • 5 ml orange juice
  • 5 ml lemon juice
  • orange peel twist for garnish

Method: Shake ingredients with cubed ice. Strain into chilled coupe glass and garnish with orange peel twist.

Related: Scotch on a Budget: 4 Bottles Under $35 

Irish Buck

Method: Add whiskey and lime juice to a Collins glass with ice. Top with ginger ale and garnish with a lime wedge.

Brecon Prince

  • 50ml Penderyn 
  • 15ml Orgeat
  • 15ml Creme de Framboise
  • 10ml Gomme Syrup
  • 25ml freshly squeezed lime juice

Method: Shake over ice. Serve in rocks glass with a lime wedge and sprig of mint. Sit back, relax and enjoy!