Buckfast

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Meet the Bartender Making Buckfast Negronis

“Buckfast has nice tannins and it’s fruity so it makes a valid substitute for red vermouth,” says Glaswegian cocktail pro Stu Bale. “But it does get you pretty fucked up if you drink a lot of it.”
Daisy Meager
1.27.17
Features

On Tour with Britain's Biggest Narcissist... Johnny Rocket!

We followed a ramshackle supergroup comprised of Fat White Family, Slow Club, and The ERC on a sniff and cider-fuelled tour across Northern England.
D DW
10.4.16
Easter chocolate

Buckfast Easter Eggs Have Pissed Off the Church of Scotland

Buckfast is a tonic wine which, despite being made by monks, has essentially become Scotland’s equivalent of Four Loko, and is synonymous with teen binge-drinking and puking.
Nick Rose
3.4.16
my first pill

How My First Pill Saved me from Another Shit Scottish Summer

"It's hot in there. Too hot. Too loud. I want to tell everyone how much they mean to me."
Francisco Garcia
1.26.16
Food

Politicians Just Lost a Fight Against Buckfast, Scotland's Favorite Cheap Caffeinated Booze

The drink that "gets you fucked fast" is blamed for many social problems, but the SNP just stopped a Labour attempt to get it banned.
Liam Turbett
11.13.15
scotland

Underage Drinkers in Scotland Are Ordering Booze Through Social Media

Glasgow police are cracking down on illegal "dial-a-drink" services that bring MD 20/20 and Dragon Soop to underage drinkers in the wee hours of the morning.
Munchies Staff
11.6.15
Make this

The Best Ice Cream Gets You a Little Drunk

Enjoy the best of both worlds: Buckfast—a.k.a. creepy fortified wine that's known for its affiliation with violent crime—and homemade frozen desserts.
Munchies Staff
7.3.15
scotland

Can Americans Learn to Love Scottish Food?

The Scottish government has declared this year to be Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink, but there's just one problem: the country suffers from bad PR when it comes to food where the general public is concerned.
Alex Swerdloff
6.10.15
Recipe

Buckfast Ice Cream Recipe

Eating too much of this might throw you in the slammer.
Danny McLaren
8.19.14
scotland

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland - Episode 1

Welcome to Scotland! Join us on a waist-expanding journey of Irn-Bru pulled pork, Buckfast ice cream, square sausages, 3000 calorie Munchy Boxes, and dumplings made with granny's knickers.
Charlet Duboc
8.18.14
Coming Soon

MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland - Trailer

Take a sneak peak at our MUNCHIES Guide to Scotland, where our esteemed host Charlet Duboc leads us on an intoxicating, waist-expanding, eye-opening culinary journey around Scotland.
Charlet Duboc
8.11.14
The VICE Guide to Europe 2014

Forget London, Glasgow Is the UK's Best Party City

Here's our guide to making the most of it.
VICE Staff
7.7.14
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