Bonfire Drinks

Drinks Recipes

The person responsible for lighting fireworks should not consume alcohol.

Whoosh Fireworks have reviewed  the following recipes which are a bit different and in our opinion help your party to keep going (even in the cold): ~

Mulled Wine

1/4 cup Brandy
1 cup Sugar
2 sticks Cinnamon
3 cups Water
12 Clove     Add It
 Lemon Peel
750 ml Red Wine

Simmer water with, sugar, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and peel of one lemon in a stainless steel pot for 10 minutes. Pour in the wine, heat to a "coffee temperature" (do not boil) and add brandy. 

Winter Wine

2 oz Cognac     
1 pinch Cinnamon     
2 oz Water     
1 tbsp Honey     
35 cl Red Wine     

Heat in a small saucepan and pour into heat-proof cups just before boiling. Add a slice of lemon to each cup, and serve.

Red Wine Punch

2 oz Oranges     
1 part Soda Water     
3 tbsp Powdered Sugar     
2 parts Red Wine     

Mix large parts of icing sugar with red wine in a punch bowl, and stir well. Add the soda, plenty of ice, and drop in a few orange (or lemon) slices. Serve in a punch bowl for all to enjoy.

Gluhwein (recipe for 10 persons)

Take a leaf from the Germans and enjoy this traditional drink. 

40 oz medium red wine
5 oz brandy
10 tsp caster sugar
10 slice orange
10 slice lemon
10 cinnamon stick
20 cloves

Simmer gently for 30 seconds and strain into a heat-proof goblet.

Beer Suggestions 

Morocco Ale

Imagine the body of a fine red wine with spicy overtones, mellow autumn evenings and wholesome, traditional British food; imagine too, a flavoursome ale that’s great to drink at any time.


2003: CAMRA* Great British Beer Festival Speciality Beers Section: Silver Award

1998: CAMRA* Great British Beer Festival Speciality Beers Section: Bronze Award
2005: CAMRA* Great British Beer Festival Speciality Beers Section: Bronze Award

Did You Know…?

Morocco Ale is brewed to a secret recipe from Levens Hall in Westmoreland first developed more than 300 years ago.

Morocco Ale was named by Colonel James Grahme of Levens - a courtier of King Charles II.

Morocco Ale has the distinction of being defined in the Oxford English Dictionary: “a kind of strong ale brewed at Levens Hall in Westmoreland”

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The Law

It is illegal to sell adult fireworks to anyone under 18 or for anyone under 18 to possess adult fireworks in a public place.

If you are over 18, it is perfectly legal to buy and use fireworks at any time of the year but please note that it is an offence to let fireworks off during night hours (11pm to 7am), except on Bonfire Night (midnight), Diwali, New Year and Chinese New Year (all 1am).