Homemade vodka can be made from many different foodstuffs. One of the best tasting and most unusual is milk vodka. Sweet vernal grass (anthoxanthum odoratum) - also known as bison, buffalo, holy or vanilla grass - can be added to vodka during production to give the end product a beautiful vanilla-like flavour. It's potentially toxic in large doses, however, so should be used sparingly. Zone 6-10
Top 10 British gins: how many have YOU tried? Olivier Ward (editor of Gin Foundry) talks us through 10 of the best British gins, from well known brands such as Tanqueray, Hendrick’s and Bombay Sapphire to craft gins including Two Birds Gin and modern classic Portobello Road.