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    Alternative hot drinks?

    It's getting pretty cold, or maybe I'm just getting pretty old. Whatever the reason, I seem to enjoy hot drinks a whole lot more than I used to!

    The trouble is, I don't like Coffee at all so I tend to drink Tea more often than not. I refrain from having too much cause I don't wanna get addicted to the stuff. As a result I've added some Hot Chocolate and Bournvita to my cabinet. Hot Chocolate is nice for a change once in a while and Bournvita is great before going to bed.

    I still feel there's a lot more variety out there though, so which other hot drinks would you recommend, except for coffee?

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    Get some lemon juice, add a spoon of honey. Top up with hot water. Add a generous helping of whisky. Drink and enjoy!


    You could also try getting yerba mate. You drink it in a similar way to tea, and it is quite good for you. Lots of nice vitamins, and not addictive.
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    diluting juice + hot water = yummy

    Ribena is the best for this

    as for tea, how about herbal or fruit?

    Not such as fan of the herbal ones, but some of the fruit teas are nice. My favourite is Rooibos (also known as Red Bush), organic and caffiene free. Yummy too.
    Last edited by Funkstar; 21-12-2006 at 12:21 PM.

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    Thanks for the good suggestions! I like the sound of Yerba, what a great name!

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    You can get caffiene free tea you know! (Typoo, tetleys and Yorkshire all do drinkable versions, yorkshire being my fave at the moment)

    You won't get addicted to that!

    Otherwise I'm a great fan of hot ribena, mmm

    I don't like roodboy tea though... yuck!

    (Jasmine green tea is good, tastes like bubblegum - although not decaf!)

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    Too much tea and coffee will dehydrate you so be sure to drink some regular water aswel. My auntie likes to drink warm water but thats just strange

    I didnt used to like coffee but i love it now (i also need it!)

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    how about bovril?

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    Mulled wine?

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    I like Horlicks before I go to bed can't drink too much though makes you sick after excessive amounts!!
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    one ox cube with hot water

    used to drink a bit of it when i was youger good to heat you up in the cold

    (when hillwalking btw)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tiggerai View Post
    I'm a great fan of hot ribena, mmm
    agreed, hot Ribena is DEF the way forward mate
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    nonono. SMASH. less of a drink, more of a meal. just knock some up in a cup
    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
    Do not be drunk with wine, which will ruin you, but be filled with the Spirit
    Vodka

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    your venturing into meals now

    if i knew this were the case id suggest a bombay bad boy pot noodle
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    erm.. smash with too much water?

    eww. maybe not


    anyone know a tasty way of drinking vodka warm? is it ok in hot choc?
    Last edited by MadduckUK; 21-12-2006 at 05:43 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
    Do not be drunk with wine, which will ruin you, but be filled with the Spirit
    Vodka

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