‘Tis the season for a tipple or two. From hot glühwein to bitter negronis and creamy Irish coffees, festive revellers up and down the country are celebrating Advent in the way they know best, with booze.

December is a time to come together to reflect, give, and show gratitude, but it is also a month of gluttony. A survey by Drinkaware found almost two-thirds of drinkers in the UK claim they overindulge on alcohol in the festive season, but what else gives you liquid confidence at tiresome festive parties or soothes the nerves when fighting over overcooked turkey? After all, everyone in No.10 seems to be off their rocker at Christmas time, so why not you?