One of my favourite libations is Slivovica (pronounced slee-woh-weetza). Absinthe may have a mythological, illegally glamorous reputation all over Europe – but Slivovica is rightfully seen as Slovakia’s plum madness. The best is aged for years in oak barrels; it smells like molten gold and has a fire that incinerates […]

Hangovers could soon be a thing of the past because of a new type of synthetic alcohol. Alcosynth has been made to emulate all the positive effects of alcohol but without that morning-after feeling Professor David Nutt, the former government advisor on drugs, believes alcosynth could completely replace normal alcohol […]