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70s drinks making a comeback

With everything retro and vintage hugely on trend right now – think light brown furniture, lava lamps, facial hair  – time is ripe for some of our favourite drinks from the seventies to make a revival.

A shandy, containing equal parts bitter or lager and lemonade, is right on song if you’re after a deliciously refreshing, thirst-quenching drink with a lower abv than a pint of lager, without having to compromise on flavour this summer but what else could be set to make a comeback?

Enjoy this Martini TV Commercials Compilation from 1970’s

My vote goes to some of the classic combos such as Campari and coke, Martini and lemonade, gin and Italian and the exotic sounding Tequilla Sunrise – which in fact is just tequila mixed with orange juice and grenadine.

Drinks from the 70s

Or how about a glass of that sparkling perry Babycham or even a plain old lager and lime – both equally able to hit the spot nicely on a warm summer afternoon.

And if you’re having a party nothing says seventies nostalgia quite like a snowball. The very yellow mixture of Adovocaat, lemonade and a touch of lime. What a treat!

What would be your favourite tipple from the seventies? Do you still drink it now?

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Melina - Assistant Editor

Hi I'm Melina, a mother of 3 teenage children and with a particular interest in all things health related. I run a busy household and smallholding alongside my work with Silversurfers, which currently includes dogs, fish, hens, ducks and pigs!

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