Drink O' Clock: Vegan Spirits
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Rejoice vegans! Whilst it's a bit of a minefield to figure out which wines and beers are vegan, when it comes to spirits it's much easier as most of them are. Steer clear of anything with milk, honey or egg of course, but if you are a fan of Baileys you'll be glad to hear that, not only the almond milk vegan variety was launched in the UK a few months ago, it's also becoming increasingly easier to find it. And in my humble but boozehound expert opinion, it's much better than the original. Anyway, enough with the chat, there's drinking to be done!

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Absolut Vodka

Vodka is crowd pleaser, a very versatile spirit that can be enjoyed in many cocktails. £20. Buy now.

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Bombay Sapphire

Where would we be without gin? So many cocktails are gin based and then of course there's G&T, a refreshing drink that works well in summer and winter. £20. Buy now.

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Bushmills Black Bush

Fruity, spicy and full bodied, Bushmills Black Bush is an Irish blended whisky that will keep you warm during these cold winter evenings. If you prefer a single malt whisky, the brand does an excellent one too. £28. Buy now.

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Aperol

The Italian aperitif par excellence! Just add prosecco, soda and serve! £12. Buy now.

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Baileys Almond

Launched only a few months ago in the UK, it's getting increasingly easier to find Baileys Almond in shops. Whole Foods is a stockist. Check here for your nearest retailer.

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Don Julio Reposado Tequila

A good tequila always lifts the spirit up. Enjoy on its own or in a cocktail. £36.99. Buy now.

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Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

Unbeatable in a Dark 'n' Stormy. £15. Buy now.

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Four Roses Bourbon

If bourbon is your tipple Four Roses won't disappoint. £22.45. Buy now.

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Koko Kanu Coconut Flavour Rum

You may not be spending the holidays in the Caribbean rubbing shoulders with the super rich, but you can certainly pretend you are in Jamaica with this delicious, coconut flavoured white rum, which is perfect in cocktails. £15. Buy now.