Nothing Sparkles Like Babycham!

Ah, the sweet taste of nostalgia and Babycham. Do you remember your first alcoholic drink?

Babycham was launched in 1953, with a target audience of young women who liked to go the disco on a Friday night. It was the first alcoholic drink to be advertised on television (and, for many, it was their first-ever taste of alcohol).

Babycham truly is a blast from the past and was certainly a blast in the '70s and '80s!

The sparkling drink was made from fermented pears and was served in a champagne saucer with a complimentary cherry. Yum.

Followers of the Spring Chicken Facebook Community have taken their taste buds on a stroll down memory lane:

Babycham was the first drink my husband bought me. We had a large bottle given to us yesterday for our 53rd wedding anniversary.

Brandy and Babycham was my downfall. I can't deal with the smell now. It was my first drink.

I remember at my sister's 21st birthday party, my mum let me have one she didn't realise they were alcoholic. I kept going back to ask her if I could have another and she kept saying yes. I think I had 4‚ I was quite merry!   

Have you kept your set of glasses adorned with the deer?

Let us know about you Babycham memories in the comments section below, we'd love to hear about them. 

Header Image Babycham (CC BY 2.0) Andrew H


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