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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Category: Bits and bobs, Recipes, Things we love | Posted on: July 31, 2014

Infusions as the Rocks!

photoHere at Clipper, it’s never to hot for a hot drink, but we appreciate that not everyone is as tea-obsessive as us! We’ve recently been experimenting with ice teas, and below are our favourite recipes!

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Category: Things we love | Posted on: July 31, 2014

Sipsmith Sling

slingIn the depths of the post-holiday drizzle, our thoughts are roaming to warmer climes. Something about Hawaiian shirts, leis, and beach bars always brings a little sunshine into the London winter. So here is the Sipsmith take on a Tiki classic – the Sipsmith Sling.

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Category: Things we love | Posted on: July 31, 2014

The Sipsmith Double Cucumber Cocktail

double cucIf it’s a warm Summer’s day, you’re looking for a light, refreshing drink… the answer is a Sipsmith Double Cucumber. This is a lovely cool summer drink that requires a bit of prep, but it’s definitely worth it! Read More



Category: Recipes | Posted on: July 31, 2014

Mrs Simkins’ Iced Bakewell Tarts

Iced Bakewell Tarts in Meadow 3These iced Bakewell tarts are perfect for tea in the garden or picnics. Just right with a pot of Clipper Fairtrade Everyday tea. Read More



Category: Our Tea Guys Journal | Posted on: July 8, 2014

A Trip to the Tea Gardens of Assam…

Kalachera division at JalingaOur amazing Tea Guy James has just returned from working in the tea gardens of India, to expand his (already rather impressive) understanding of the process of growing tea. Below he tells us about his recent time in Assam, at a Fairtrade organic tea estate. Read More