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6/3/2013 12:51:17 PM
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Gimmie 11 days and I'll get back to you.
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6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM
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Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
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"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
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6/3/2013 1:45:03 PM
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At 6/3/2013 12:59:44 PM, tulle wrote:
At 6/3/2013 12:51:00 PM, RyuuKyuzo wrote:
Gimmie 11 days ad I'll get back to you.

In the meantime, go back to where you belong! http://www.debate.org...

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6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.
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6/3/2013 2:10:05 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Beer, once in a while vodka
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6/3/2013 2:42:46 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Rummmmmm!
The wise have eyes in their heads, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realizethat the same fate overtakes them both.
Then I said to myself,
"The fate of the fool will overtake me also.
What then do I gain by being wise?"
I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."
For the wise, like the fool, will not be long remembered;
the days have already come when both have been forgotten.
Like the fool, the wise too must die!
- Ecclesiastes 2:14-16
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6/3/2013 3:26:59 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Rum,vodka, gin, tequila, triple sec, and a splash of coke

Whiskey is meant to be drank on the rocks, no more, no less
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6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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6/3/2013 3:56:33 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Potato vodka.
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6/3/2013 4:27:04 PM
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At 6/3/2013 3:53:16 PM, drafterman wrote:
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Haha this was funny and pretty accurate.
The wise have eyes in their heads, while the fool walks in the darkness; but I came to realizethat the same fate overtakes them both.
Then I said to myself,
"The fate of the fool will overtake me also.
What then do I gain by being wise?"
I said to myself, "This too is meaningless."
For the wise, like the fool, will not be long remembered;
the days have already come when both have been forgotten.
Like the fool, the wise too must die!
- Ecclesiastes 2:14-16
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6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").
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6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.
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6/3/2013 6:27:10 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 6:26:21 PM, leojm wrote:
wow 20 posts. Cool thanks you all. :P

Well, get me started talking about booze... and I just don't shut up LOL
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6/3/2013 6:27:56 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 6:27:10 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:21 PM, leojm wrote:
wow 20 posts. Cool thanks you all. :P

Well, get me started talking about booze... and I just don't shut up LOL

Yes, true. :P
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6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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6/3/2013 7:18:41 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.

I think wine is for sissys. I mean you drink alcohol, drink real alcohol. Like vodka rum and what not. Not wine.
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6/3/2013 7:19:12 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.

I like Plymouth Naval Strength or Bombay Sapphire.
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6/3/2013 7:22:45 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 7:19:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.

I like Plymouth Naval Strength or Bombay Sapphire.

I keep the Naval Strength behind class that reads 'break in case of Young Earth Creationists'.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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6/3/2013 7:24:22 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 7:18:41 PM, leojm wrote:
At 6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.

I think wine is for sissys. I mean you drink alcohol, drink real alcohol. Like vodka rum and what not. Not wine.

I feel that way more about beer, because usually people who drink wine don't get all up in your face about how much more manly they are. I find it ridiculous for some asshat drinking bud light to call my dry gin martini a 'girly drink'.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it."
- Lord Dunsany -

"Over her head the stars, the thoughts of God in the heavens,
Shone on the eyes of man, who had ceased to marvel and worship"
- Henry Longfellow -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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6/3/2013 7:26:58 PM
Posted: 4 years ago
At 6/3/2013 7:22:45 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 7:19:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 7:15:43 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 6:26:17 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 5:46:15 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 4:38:12 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 3:54:38 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/3/2013 2:06:02 PM, YYW wrote:
At 6/3/2013 1:37:02 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
Question for those in our rather splendid age group: rum, vodka, gin, tequila or whiskey?

Gin or whiskey... depending on my mood. I like tequila too, but not often.

Same here, though I'll dabble in rum during the summertime, just none of the overly-sugary concoctions. Daiquiris are supposed to be sour, and pina coladas are supposed to taste like booze. Smoothies aren't cocktails in my book.

I agree. I think the reason I don't like rum, though, is because when I was in high school, I drank entirely too much of it one evening and I've never had a taste for it since. Although, I really don't like "sweet" alcohol except for margaritas (which, properly made, aren't even really "sweet").

I can understand. The only time I ever got sick involved eight shots of Jameson, four glasses of Shiraz, and this horrible cinnamon liquor. I had started the evening off with a dry gin Martini. I can't drink dry wine, Jameson, or anything that tastes like cinnamon anymore.

And I agree wholeheartedly about the margaritas. I dislike mixes on principle.

That awful cinnamon liquor was probably Fireball or some variant of it. I hate the stuff... it's too sweet, and it makes my stomach do unpleasant things. I've never been a fan of Shiraz though. I'm more of a Malbec of Bordeaux, Sangiovese or if there's nothing else Cabernet guy. Chianti is pretty awesome too. The only thing I like Jameson in, though, is an Irish Car Bomb. I suppose that's a sweet drink though... so Margarita's and Irish Car Bombs. Those are my two. I can drink a white russian, but I don't enjoy it. I'd much rather have a gin and tonic.

Yes, it was fireball. Ugh, it was awful. Wine tends to give me a weird headache, so I'm not that well versed, but I do remember loving a bottle of Louis Jadot Burgundy that I once bought. It was flinty. Can't do white Russians, or any dairy-based drink. It just disturbs me. And I dislike beer, so car bombs are out. Overall my go-to is either a gin gimlet, and I usually go with Brokers, Plymouth, or Citadelle, or a perfect Manhattan with Crown Royal Black. Simple and refreshing.

I like Plymouth Naval Strength or Bombay Sapphire.

I keep the Naval Strength behind class that reads 'break in case of Young Earth Creationists'.

ROFLMAO!

Oh god that is fantastic....
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