Welcome drop of the hard stuff? (4)
I believe the answer is:
Here is my best explanation:
I believe this is a double definition.
'welcome' is the first definition.
'drop of the hard stuff?' is the second definition.
(I've seen this before)
(Other definitions for hail that I've seen before include "Precipitation of ice pellets", "Falling ice pellets", "Frozen rain; acclaim", "Call from a distance", "come down hard", "Shower of ice pellets", "Applaud", "fall", "Word of greeting" and "Signal to and summon, say a taxi".)