Thews is an old word for the sinewy muscly manly bits in arms and legs, which are very visible and exaggerated in some William Blake's paintings, and which the ripply patterns the water makes in the sand remind me of. The ripply sand patterns aren't called thews!
Just thought I'd better clear that up, in case I misled anyone and any readers of this blog anywhere might find themselves perplexing their companions while walking on the beach by pointing downwards and remarking 'Look at those thews!'
Now. Fruit liqueurs.
Sloe gin - orange spice - quince