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Beer is for winners

Cider has been creeping up my list of loved libations lately, but it is true my heart belongs to beer. I am often searching high and low to feed my desire for new, vegan beer that has yet to pass

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Toffee apples delight me

I am enraptured with cider. Apple and pear varieties will often be found glistening in a glass or bottle close to my lips. It is my drink of choice and I often proclaim that nothing is more delectable than cider.

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The winds blow all of my dreams away

When I stepped out my front door inappropriately-wearing canvas shoes and landed in a few inches of slushy snow, I should have turned back and climbed into bed. Instead, I forged on into the dark depths of a hideous northern

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Simply cider

Forget about same-sex marriage. I’m on a one person mission to legalise unions between fat, gay vegans and Samuel Smith cider. As I traverse the length and skinny breadth of this land, I am doing all I can to convince

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I’m out of this world and I’m never comin’ back

Have you got a favourite retail outlet when it comes to vegan groceries? Somewhere that never lets you down and always ensures your basket is well-stocked? Me too. Out Of This World is a small, comprehensive grocery store located in

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You can even bring your baby

Sheffield has given humanity a lot. Pulp. ABC. The Human League. Heaven 17. Moloko. Def Leppard. Arctic Monkeys. Seemingly, the stream of musical output doesn’t end. But now this northern city has expanded its gift-giving into the fields of vegan

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My black cab rolls through the neon disease

Vegan beer, vegan cider and a view of one of the most iconic neighbourhoods in the world. It is all available in Soho’s White Horse pub. There are a few select places in the world that can evoke a sense

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In the corner of my bar with your high heels on

A gay-friendly pub with a no music policy and vegan booze? Welcome to The Old Red Lion, friends. **UPDATE BELOW** Tucked away in a dim corner of the Leeds city centre is a pub with charm, grime, unique characters and

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Bobbing for apple cider

One of the best things about being vegan in the UK is the access to an abundance of clearly-labelled, cruelty-free alcohol. As I have mentioned previously, alcohol is often made with the aid of animal by-products. The most common way

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Brotherly love

I recently discovered something that is drastically changing my drinking habits. Most people I know would consider me a moderate to heavy drinker. The arrival of Brothers ciders into my life is pushing me ever closer to the more extreme

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