Hot Rum Cow is an independent magazine for people who are fascinated by great beers, wines & spirits – and the extraordinary stories behind them. We’ve named it after a warm cocktail made from rum, milk, brown sugar and nutmeg. Some people love it, others don’t get it – and that’s exactly the sort of magazine we publish.


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Petra Wetzel of Glasgow brewers WEST

Gerwegian fizz

WEST’s Petra Wetzel on keeping it simple, taking on lager’s big boys and leaving a legacy

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Polugar stakes it's claim to be Russia's national drink

Polugar’s back for the crown

Vodka is merely a pretender to Polugar’s throne. Controversial perhaps, but Boris Rodionov here makes a strong case for Russia’s forgotten drink claiming the title of Russia’s national drink

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