red biddy

red biddy

n
(Brewing) informal cheap red wine fortified with methylated spirits
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THE vineyards near the old Roman city of Tarragona are famous for producing communion wine as well as sherry and port-like brews of doubtful quality, one of which was once sold as Red Biddy.
Others include Pink Pig, Three Little Funny Ones, My Aunt's Alphabet, Red Biddy, Wonkey Donkey, and Bad Cat.
In spite of the extreme popularity of Under Milk Wood, Tony Todd's fabulous new collection is one of only a very few visual interpretations that exist of the work,' said Claire Longstaff, Welsh proprietor of the Red Biddy Gallery.
Over a glass of red biddy, me and a couple of chums were talking politics and I think I might have suggested half the Cabinet should be shot.
It's the most expensive across-the-bar glug of red biddy I've come across.
We could have a wine tasting column called Red Biddy, where readers would be advised on the best outlets for fortified British sherry and rot-gut cider.
It is strange that tramps are so often attracted to holy places to drink red biddy and commune with their bruised memories.
Oh bully, even if it was only the other day we were told that a couple of glasses of the red biddy stopped us from having heart attacks.
THE old beggar's drink of preference is red biddy and his normally blurry eyes, which often have difficulty focusing on the advance of a double-deckedbus,can alight with unexpected clarity on the small print in the corner of the bottle's label.
I shouted, spilling the red biddy all over my dress Iron Maiden T-shirt.
A Sainsbury's carrier bag does not relish the prospect of spending the next 1,000 years rubbing labels with ajar of pickled onions from Netto; any more than abottleof Pinot Grigio, sipped appreciatively by aspiring executives at a suburban soiree, wants to spend all eternity with a flagon of red biddy recently drained by a failed poet, troubled by trench-foot, a peptic ulcer and uncontrollable hair-loss, who is recuperating from a series of unhappy friendships with spinsters of the parish, including Gertrude, the piano-pumper at the evangelical meeting-hall.
And while your left-hand is fast- forwarding, your right hand is free to top up that glass of red biddy, or search out the last remaining black jelly baby.