- How old is an apple tree before it bears its first fruit?
- 2-3 years
- 3-4 years
- 4-5 years
- 5-6 years
- Which Roman Emperor (or more likely his army) took cider back to Rome after invading Britain?
- Julius Caesar
- In the British Navy, a daily ration of rum was introduced in 1655. When was it abolished?
- It’s coming to the end of foraging season. What colour is sloe gin?
- Dark red
- Bright blue
- Deep orange
(Answer: c) 4-5 years.)
(Answer: a) Julius Caesar. When Julius Caesar invaded Britain in 55BC, he and his army found the Celts making a drink out of fermented apples. They liked it as a drink and took it back to Rome as a better alternative to wine than beer)
(Answer: d) 1970!)
(Answer: b) dark red and delicious looking)