blackcurrant


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blackcurrant

1. a N temperate shrub, Ribes nigrum, having red or white flowers and small edible black berries: family Grossulariaceae
2. 
a. the fruit of this shrub
b. (as modifier): #5blackcurrant jelly
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Pixley boss Edward Thompson said: "In December we recorded the highest ever sales of our blackcurrant cordial.
99 until August 24) is a juicy, blackcurrant and cherry-fruited, herby southern Italian red, made from nero d'avola, sangiovese and syrah grapes.
I really like the blackcurrant flavour as it's an unusual option but quite tasty against the dark chocolate," says one tester.
Medium to full-bodied with a soft and smooth mix of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant aromas and flavours.
The smell of those lush, emerald blackcurrant leaves alone is enough to set my heart aquiver - that scent is the same one gets with a really fresh, crisp New Zealand sauvignon blanc - and it means that the fruit is at peak freshness.
Mark Willems, Professor in Exercise Physiology at the University of Chichester, comments: "Our work on New Zealand blackcurrant extract indicated so far that enhanced performance can be obtained for exercise at different intensity and duration.
Unhampered by heavy-handed tannin, the brightness of its intense cherry, blackcurrant and red currant fruit comes shining through - to be joined by inviting touches of mint and violet.
We have sourced wonderful pure juices for this drink, including Edward Thompson's unique "Pixley Noir" blackcurrant variety grown in Herefordshire, which has a softness that blends perfectly with the raspberries and strawberries.
Carlsberg UK has spent Au3 million in a campaign to introduce its new blackcurrant-flavoured lager, Carlsberg Blackcurrant, in a bid to appeal to a wider audience of alcohol drinkers.
The excellent nose is akin to a good claret - bursting with the grape's characteristic blackcurrant aromas supported by cherry and vanilla.
This new winter beer from Vale of Glamorgan Brewery is a blackcurrant porter.