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Fitzpatrick’s temperance bar cordial drinks

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Once upon a time, the 'demon drink' was combatted by the temperance movement, which opened soft drink bars to keep the drinking down in Victorian towns and cities. All but one are now gone – but the last one is selling those original drinks mail order. Fitzpatrick's temperance bar cordial drinks.


Yes, the last temperance bar, Fitzpatrick's in Rawtenstall, Lancashire, which is well worth a visit, has some weird and wonderful drinks available by post. The likes of sarsaparilla cordial, dandelion & burdock, black beer & raison, plus our favourite – the blood tonic above. Not made of blood obviously, the latter is actually made of nettles.

£4 per bottle if you want one, although it works out cheaper with the postage if you buy in bulk.

Find out more at the Fitzpatrick's website

One thought on “Fitzpatrick’s temperance bar cordial drinks

  1. Hooray. I live in Rossendale, Fitzpatricks is brilliant. If you ever visit Rawtenstall visit this shop. You will not be disappointed.

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