In the world of Redwall, the characters are known to drink a variety of ciders, cordials, ales, and beers.
Strawberry Cordial is strawberry flavored drink mentioned in almost all the Redwall books. It is a favorite among Dibbuns because of its sweet flavor and fizzy consistency (it is also called Strawberry Fizz). Strawberry cordial must be strained before being served in order to maintain in clear, slightly colored aspect. It is usually served very cold.
October Ale, also called October Nutbrown Ale, is characterized by its dark brown color and generous foam. It is kept in barrels, and requires much attention, regular tapping and frequent tasting.
As its name indicates, October Ale is squeezed, brewed and fermented in Autumn. Its brewing is the pride and guarded secret of the Abbey Cellarkeepers and the Spike and Quill families in particular, have reputed expertise in this craft.
October Ale is present at all meals, all times and all occasions, but is especially favored during Great Feasts and Namedays. It is the object of many songs and ballads and is particularly appreciated with cheese.
A recipe for October Ale appears in The Redwall Cookbook.
Buttercup 'n' Honey Cordial
Buttercup 'n' Honey Cordial is a sweet drink made by Gabriel Quill. Its bubbly consistency makes it a favorite among Dibbuns.
Cup o' Cheer
Cup of Cheer, featured only in Pearls of Lutra, is an extremely fizzy wine with a very sweet flavor. It was brewed and invented by Ambrose Spike during the Winter of the Deepest Snow and was made of rhubarb harvested shortly before the snow fell, mixed with honey.
Nutbrown Beer is a nutty beer quite popular among Redwallers. Basil Stag Hare and Ambrose Spike have been known to get tipsy drinking it.
Apple Cider is generally drunk hot in the winter.
Dandelion and Burdock Cordial
Shrew Beer, or shrewbeer, is a beverage brewed by the Guosim. It is often enjoyed with cheese and shrewbread.
This drink was brewed by Oakheart Witherspyk.
Seaweed Grog is a beverage traditionally favored by searats and corsair vermin.
Most woodlanders find the taste extremely unappealing.
Various names for types of grog include Shark's Tooth, Scorpion Sting, Old Turtlebeak, Strong Addersting, Blistery Barnacle, and Olde Lobsterclaw.