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Foraged B&T

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The artisanal Islay dry gin that is the Botanist is a must try for all you Gin lovers. Distilled by Bruichladdich distillery this complex spirit is slowly distilled with 22 hand foraged botanicals from around the Island. In keeping with the Island spirit, they recommend serving up a foraged Botanist & Tonic or B&T. 

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Bruichladdich Whisky & Gin Tasting Notes

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We're giving away a bottle of The Classic Laddie Single Malt, and a bottle of Botanist Gin from Bruichladdich, and one of our Ogham pendants. You can find details on how to enter here: Asgard Facebook The closing date is 28th November 2018.

If either of these fine drinks are new to you then take a look at their tasting notes from Bruichladdich.

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#AsgardsYule Recipes - Cranachan

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Categories: Asgard, Christmas

It wouldn’t be Yule at Asgard without our favourite, easy to make dessert, Cranachan.

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#AsgardsYule Recipes - Oyster Shells

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Categories: Asgard, Christmas

Oyster Shells have been found in middens across the Viking world. They’d make a great starter for any Yule feast. Allow 3-4 per person and open them as close to time of eating as possible.

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#AsgardsYule Recipes - Roasted Purple Carrots

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Categories: Asgard, Christmas

Did you know that the Vikings had purple carrots? You can now find them in some supermarkets, greengrocers, or from farm shops.

 

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#AsgardsYule Recipes - Mint & Garlic Coating

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Categories: Christmas

Do you fancy a change from lamb with rosemary this year? Try this mint and garlic coating instead.

It's the first of our #AsgardsYule Festive Recipes...

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Is it Santa? Is it Odin? The Alternative Giftbringer

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Hey guys,

with less than two months till Christmas, today we want to talk a bit about the Viking god Odin, which some of you will recognise from our T-Shirts, and how he might actually be related to the modern Santa Claus!

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