9 drinks from the Cotswolds you need to try this Christmashttp://www.cotswoldlife.co.uk/food-drink/drinks-from-the-cotswolds-to-try-this-christmas-1-5765217
"Spirit of Ilmington Apple Brandy is made in the North Cotswold village of Ilmington, which has a long history of cider making. Four years ago they started producing cider from apples harvested in local orchards and gardens and decided to go one step further and bought a lovely copper still and started distilling. The resultant spirit was delicious.
To quote Fortnum & Mason where the Spirit of Ilmington Apple Brandy is for sale, “A soft mellow brandy with a surprisingly fresh cider nose, warming and refreshing on the palate with a lingering after taste of apple.”
Prue Leith has enjoyed a glass and tweeted: “What a tipple....the most delicious Apple Brandy from Spirit of IImington. Made in the Cotswolds. Perfect for cocktails and definitely too good to be left in the bottle!! Cheers!
Spirit of Ilmington Apple Brandy can be found in quality restaurants, bars and retail outlets throughout the Cotswolds."