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Perry with meals (and not Babycham)

A Welsh perry maker is promoting perry as a drink with meals. The pear-based beverage is lighter and sweeter than apple-based cider which typically is drunk apart from meals. Pear-based alcoholic drinks were briefly popular as Babycham, a sometimes ridiculed "girlie drink" that faded from the scene when women switched to flavored martinis. For more, see here.

Posted by David Fahey on March 31, 2008 at 08:27 AM in Alcohol (general), Cider, United Kingdom, Wales | Permalink