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Buckfast - anyone tried it

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Buckfast - anyone tried it

Certainly nothing like Starbucks
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1245410/Dont-blame-monks-drunks-It-looks-like-gravy-tastes-l...
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It looks like gravy, tastes like Benylin and has the kick of a chorus line

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It's not surprising this stuff is popular with the Benedictine monks.
On taking a sip you can't help but utter the words "Holy Mother of Jesus" and after a thimble full, celibacy is the only game in town!

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Re: Buckfast - anyone tried it

It's not exactly cheap, any supermarket will sell wine at half that price that is just as strong.
Smells of desperate journalism to me..... Roll eyes
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Re: Buckfast - anyone tried it

It's not the alcohol level which is the problem it's the caffeine
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/8464359.stm
MikeyM
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Re: Buckfast - anyone tried it

Is great stuff.....