The private, invitation-only lounge offered delectable food, including a bacon bar, cocktails including hot toddies
and bloody mary's, ping pong and giant Jenga.
Cork boasts five pubs - Mary Ann's in Castletownshend, the Poacher's Inn in Bandon, Deasy's in Clonakilty, Cronin's in Crosshaven and Toddies
The recipes themselves are deftly organized into chapters on Dumplings & Noodles; Warming Soups & Hearty Stews; Oozing Cheese & Cream Bakes; Lunch, Brunch & Small Plates; Desserts; Cakes, Pastries & Baking; Drinks & Hot Toddies
. As delicious as they are nutritious, the thoroughly 'kitchen cook friendly' dishes showcased in the pages of "Winter Cabin Cooking" range from Gnocchi with Wild Mushrooms; Goulash Soup; Swiss Chard Gratin; and Parmesan--Ricotta Cheese Cake; to Schnitzel with Warm Potato Salad; Prune and Armagnac Souffle; Banana Cake; and Hot Toddy.
There will be live Christmas music, a 25 foot Christmas tree, mince pies and hot toddies
Mulled wine, spicy winter cocktails and hot toddies
are becoming increasingly popular as people look for alternatives to the normal run-of-the-mill special occasion drinks.
In this slim, easy to handle volume, Perrine and drinks writer Susan Reigler feature more than 100 Bourbon cocktail recipes, including seasonal drinks, after-dinner cocktails, Derby cocktails and even medicinal toddies
. The book's introduction explains how the use of specific spirits and ingredients, glassware and special techniques such as muddling and infusions accentuate the unique flavor of Bourbon.
These are not the only reasons British pubs are closing at a record rate of six a week One local is advertising 'winter warmers' (hot toddies
to you and me) for pounds 1.99.
Free roast chestnuts will be on offer, while shoppers can pop into the coffee shop for hot toddies
, mince pies and mulled wine.