Tag : Alcohol

Science | Alcoholic drinks rated – kcal, pH and nutrition

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10 common alcoholic drinks put to the test and rated on number of calories (kcal), acidity (pH) and extra nutritional content. Take a look and find out how your favourite drink rates: Check back next week for the behind the scenes video of the pH testing! Scout Davies

Science | Drink myths busted

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Whether it’s an Otley Run, club night or just a quiet night down the pub it’s fair to say that most students will end up drinking some kind of alcohol this Freshers’ Week. LS Science takes some of the most common myths you’ll hear about booze and puts them to the test. … Read More

Science | WARNING – This drink may include…

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Everything comes with a label, whether it’s a tin of beans or a new sofa; the composition, contents and origin of the product should always be on there.  However, alcohol companies hold a special place above the rest, free from the legal obligation, in divulging the contents of their products. But, what … Read More

Lifestyle | Fend off Freshers' Flu

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It’s Freshers’ Week, and you’ve spent the past few days (and nights) drinking, making new friends and establishing the cheapest place to buy vodka. Unfortunately, the combination of a new environment, heavy drinking and an influx of new people (and their germs) has left you feeling a little run down, … Read More

The Alternative Leeds Cocktail Guide

6 years ago / 0 comments

DISCLAIMER: Not all suitable for human consumption 1. The Edge Fanatic – 6 parts unsweetened cranberry juice – 2 parts Vodka – 2 scoops vanilla protein powder 2. The Eddy-B-All-Nighter-Bomb – 1 part coffee liqueur – 4 parts Red Bull 3. The @EdgyGirlLeeds – 3 parts Red Stripe – 2 … Read More

LS Answers – What is ‘breaking the seal’?

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Almost every student will be able to identify with an occasion where you are having a few casual bottles of Frosty Jacks and being well into your first game of ‘Ring of Fire’, when suddenly you experience an enormous urge to run to the bathroom, but are met with various … Read More

Uni thrashes Met in league table of lash

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    16.11.12 Leeds is the thirteenth most alcoholic campus in the country, according to a new survey. Academic rankings for the University may have slipped over the past few years, but this week saw one league table position to be proud of. After a measly standing of 35th in … Read More

Girls suspect drink spiking in Fruity

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9.11.12 Two female students have had to be stretchered out of Fruity in two weeks, believing their drinks had been spiked. The two separate incidents took place at the popular Union club night on October 26 and November 2. The female student who went to Fruity last Friday was evacuated … Read More

Dodgy vodka seized in raid

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120 litres of illegal vodka have been seized after raids on shops in Hyde Park. The authorities were made aware of a number of retailers who had been allegedly selling illegal duty free vodka. An  investigation by West Yorkshire Police and Her Majesties Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has now been … Read More