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#25720 - 01/09/08 02:34 PM Ramadan Kareem
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Registered: 06/07/08
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Loc: Kuwait and Scotland at times
May you all be blessed. For although now we cannot drink between Sunup and Sundown, at least in public.... but God is merciful, the shops are stocked with that special potion from N. England... VIMPTO.

I know not why!

Slainte.

PS shall be at Bladnoch on 15th.

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#25723 - 01/09/08 08:59 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: RWK]
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Loc: Shropshire, UK
Vimto! The best thing to come out of Manchester.

Not counting the A34, that is...

Jon B
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#25726 - 01/09/08 10:21 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: jonbrumwell]
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Registered: 21/03/03
Posts: 1978
Loc: Cupar
I have not tried it but I have been told of the alcoholic version of Vimto. Blue WKD (an alcopop) with a measure of port. Apparently it turns the same colour as the soft drink and tastes similar too.

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#25734 - 02/09/08 04:32 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: Livvy]
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Loc: Kuwait and Scotland at times
Livvy,

My childhood memories of Vimto include a tongue colouration,

An update, there is also on sale a 'pirate' version produced in Lebanon. No note on the lable regarding any licence.

Never mind I shall drink whisky at about 00.50 on Friday morning after the Kloggy Luftfahrt Maatchapy take off.

6 hours later I can drink in the Irish Bar at gate 11 Schipol.

Slainte

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#25735 - 02/09/08 06:09 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: Livvy]
ChrisJ Offline
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Registered: 06/11/07
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Loc: Cambridgeshire
Hi Livvy

We like that alcholic version in our house too. They are called Cheeky Vimto round our way.

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#25737 - 02/09/08 06:34 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: ChrisJ]
bobby Offline
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Registered: 13/11/07
Posts: 141
Loc: East Kilbride - Scotland

Vimpto fantastic,but can anyone remember Cremola Foam,don't know if you can still get this,but it was worth the long run home from school.

bobby

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#25751 - 02/09/08 11:46 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: bobby]
Livvy Offline
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Registered: 21/03/03
Posts: 1978
Loc: Cupar
I remember cremola foam..just..it was in a tin wasn't it and you added the powder to your water

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#25753 - 03/09/08 08:02 AM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: Livvy]
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Registered: 13/08/07
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Loc: Glasgow
Is that not the same taste as Red Bull

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#25755 - 03/09/08 04:55 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: johnd]
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Posts: 76
Loc: Kuwait and Scotland at times
To be really appreciated Cremola Foam was best spooned into the mouth as powder.

Another nostalgic feeding ritual was spooning condensed milk.

Sad how things change, now there is only liquid whisky.

Slainte

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#25757 - 03/09/08 07:30 PM Re: Ramadan Kareem [Re: RWK]
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Loc: East Kilbride - Scotland

Cremola foam spooned into mouth!
A clip round the ear from mother if you were caught doing that!!!!

Now Red Bull cremola foam what a thought.


bobby

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