The Amateur Drinker: Baileys is the Fairytale of New York on ice

After a lifetime of not drinking, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle and find out what he’s been missing.  This week, feeling festive, he tries Baileys.

20 Dec 2017

The Amateur Drinker: Vintage memories of Blackberry Way

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle. This week, he tries red wine

26 Oct 2017

The Amateur Drinker: Will gin be my perfect tonic?

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle. This week, gin and tonic

19 Oct 2017

The Amateur Drinker: Getting the (craft) beers in

After a lifetime of not drinking, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle. This week, he tries craft beer

5 Oct 2017

The Amateur Drinker: A piña colada epiphany

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke is hitting the bottle. This week, he gives retro cocktails a go

28 Sep 2017

The Amateur Drinker: An eye-watering introduction to vodka

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle and find out what he’s been missing

21 Sep 2017

The Amateur Drinker: Is fizz worth all the fuss?

After a lifetime of abstinence, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle and find out what he’s been missing. This week, he gives prosecco a go

14 Sep 2017

The Amateur Drinker: Will Guinness be good for me?

After a lifetime of non-drinking, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle – and he’s starting with a return to his Irish roots

6 Sep 2017