If you drink alcohol in the summer (wide category, I know), then have I got the drink for you! Williams & Humbert, a wine company based in south west Spain, produce a lovely medium sherry that hits the spot every time when sipped over ice from a short glass.
It’s a smooth drinking blend of a variety of Sherry wines that makes a nice gentle end to a long summer day. At 19.5% alcohol, Dry Sack Medium packs a subtle punch that gently rolls over you like a slow wave of warm Caribbean surf. Dry Sack has a friendly way of sneaking up on you, just like Pimm’s.
No connoisseur of wine, I couldn’t possibly tell you anything about the grapes that go into making this Dry Sack Sherry, but its deep amber colour and slick kick will surely put a smile on your face.
However, this stuff is not easy to find. I first learned of Dry Sack from my father (that should give you an clear indicator that this is not a popular drink) – and sampled the drink after buying him a bottle for his birthday. I had to hunt through several liquor stores and wine shops in America to find it. I have never found it here in the UK – either in London or in Oxford.
So, your mission is this: Discover where we can get this stuff in the UK!