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Proper Drinking

babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
edited August 2008 in Social Entropy++
Well I typed this out so it was fucking huge once, then Firefox shit itself, so let's try again shall we?

I want to talk about proper pouring, mixing, balancing and serving of liquor.

Good recipes, tips and tricks for the home bartender, and favorite bottles.

Everyone knows the Martini, but have you had one dirty? Have you replaced the olive brine in a dirty martini with tequila? It's better than you think. Just a dash, though.

I love experimenting with the Gimlet. 1.5 oz of Bombay Sapphire Gin, half ounce of Rose's Lime Cordial shaken short but sharp and served in a rocks glass with ice. You have to find that perfect balance, but you are rewarded if you take the time.

Or the Manhattan. God damn I love a good Perfect Manhattan. 1.5 oz Rye, or Knob's Creek Bourbon if you're up to it, with half an ounce of sweet vermouth and half an ounce of dry vermouth and a dash of Angostura's Bitters. I like them in a rocks glass over ice with an orange zest for garnish. If I make it for friends I take a bit of the white part of the peel with the zest, give it a little squeeze and light the motherfucker on fire. Always a pleaser.

Ever made your own mojitos? 3 mint leaves in a tall thin glass, muddle it with a fork or a muddler stick, a couple teaspoons of simple syrup or fine sugar, 3 tablespoons of lime juice, stir with ice while adding an ounce and a half of white rum, top with club soda or seltzer, garnish with a lime wedge and a mint stick, or another leaf if you don't want to spring for sticks. Great for hot days.

I have a great recipe for Scotch drinks too.
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So faggots, what's your best Shirley Temple?

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  • RankenphileRankenphile Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood.Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited July 2008
    one time we mixed captain morgan with coke slurpee

    that was exotic

  • the wookthe wook Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I like to mix three parts alcohol with one part me

    a recipe for good times

  • DadouwDadouw Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I know a good drink, its called Rum & pepsi or something like that

    You guys should try it

  • JC of DIJC of DI I think we're fucked up. I know I am.Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Jager bombs can be okay depending on how they're mixed.

    And since not enough people know about these bad boys I'm posting them again:

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  • WileyWiley Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Pineapple Juice and Vodka, heaven in a glass.

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  • ShankusuShankusu __BANNED USERS
    edited July 2008
    there are a few mixes I have discovered that I am pretty fond of

    sometimes I take bottled coronas, put lime in them and put them in my mouth

    another good one is to take tequila and put it in my mouth

    or take scotch, put it in a glass, stir it twice counterclockwise and put it in my mouth

    or take gin and put tonic water in it and put it in my mouth

  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    oof I can't drink Jagermeister anymore.

    I never had that experience with Tequila though, so I can drink good Tequila still.

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  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    See I don't really like to cook that much, but I love to mix a good drink up for myself or for friends.

    This is my cooking.

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  • Penguin IncarnatePenguin Incarnate Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I like to make my walking drink. Nine parts sugar and ten parts whiskey.

  • jwalkjwalk frosty Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I'll have a scotch, a scotch, and a scotch boiler, that's a scotch with a shot of scotch, with a scotch back. make it quick scotchy!

  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Story goes that Humphrey Bogart's dying words were "I never should have switched from Scotch to Martinis."

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  • GRMikeGRMike The Last Best Hope for Humanity The God Pod Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
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    Other than that? Beer.

  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I'm partial to whiskey in a cup myself.

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  • ShankusuShankusu __BANNED USERS
    edited July 2008
    mixology is definitely fun I am not shooting it down

    it's just that my friends are at the age where if I took the time to make the perfect martini they would basically be asking why we aren't just doing shots to get them drunk faster

    the only exceptions to this are when we have margarita or sangria parties, the rest of the time any mixes we make are for people who don't want to drink it straight but still want to get drunk

  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
    Spoiler:

    Other than that? Beer.
    Is that raw beef?

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  • FandyienFandyien But Otto, what about us? Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Whiskey and lemonade

    So relaxing and delicious

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  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Shankusu wrote: »
    mixology is definitely fun I am not shooting it down

    it's just that my friends are at the age where if I took the time to make the perfect martini they would basically be asking why we aren't just doing shots to get them drunk faster

    the only exceptions to this are when we have margarita or sangria parties, the rest of the time any mixes we make are for people who don't want to drink it straight but still want to get drunk

    One of the reasons I was able to stop fearing my 30's.

    I can't get drunk anymore. Once I feel tipsy I just have to stop. I can't stand it.

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  • RankenphileRankenphile Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood.Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
    Spoiler:

    Other than that? Beer.
    Is that raw beef?
    no

    that's metal

  • MarathonMarathon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Ice cold Vodka.

    Yummy.

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  • Auntie ShibbyAuntie Shibby Registered User, ClubPA regular
    edited July 2008
    Find a bottle, put your lips to it, and then pour.

    You gotta make sure to keep your throat open, so the alcohol mixes right into the stomach lining.

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  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
    Spoiler:

    Other than that? Beer.
    Is that raw beef?
    no

    that's metal

    All tossing an unfiltered cigarette butt in there for taste and downing it in one go then tossing the beef back.

    Then telling me I'm talking to his girlfriend.

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  • GRMikeGRMike The Last Best Hope for Humanity The God Pod Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
    Spoiler:

    Other than that? Beer.
    Is that raw beef?
    no

    that's metal

    I've had that before, except the beef was seared. Most descriptions of it have the beef seared but that is the best pic I could find of it. I'd do raw beef, but only if I knew where it was coming from.

    It was actually a good flavor.

    Seriously though- if you are a man and you order a mixed drink that isn't a Martini you should probably go back and reevaluate yourself. Mixers are so women don't have to taste the booze.

  • jwalkjwalk frosty Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    gin martini, whiff of dry vermouth, olives, shaken with ice until cold as hell.

    bloody mary, vodka, tomato juice, juice of half a lemon, tsp of prepared horseradish, worsteshire, tabasco, dash of pepper, salt, pour over ice, garnish with celery, olives, green beans, or whatever you got.

  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I love mojitos!

  • UmaroUmaro Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Umaro's recipe for fun times:

    1. Get a cheap plastic jug of vodka from the grocery store.
    2. Drink until problems go away.

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  • MarathonMarathon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    I would be quite wary about eating raw beef found in a bar.

    That's just me though.

    Dumb Hero wrote: »
    "Okay, you take 2d4 damage from the ogre's dick impaling your 2inch anus"
    Hey, Satan.
  • ALifeCalledKarmaALifeCalledKarma Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Cibola--2 oz. whisky, 1 oz. Goldschlager, top with 7-up and serve over ice. Surprisingly good.

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  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    jwalk wrote: »
    gin martini, whiff of dry vermouth, olives, shaken with ice until cold as hell.

    It'll be stronger if you stir it and strain it into a chilled glass.

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  • Satanic JesusSatanic Jesus In a library with broken glasses Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    The only alcohol I drink are Bulmers (which is a cider) and Smirnoff Ice (the lemon flavoured one)

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  • babyeatingjesusbabyeatingjesus Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    GRMike wrote: »
    I thought this thread was about Proper drinking? Most of these are sorority girl drinks.

    Bourbon and Blood
    Spoiler:

    Other than that? Beer.
    Is that raw beef?
    no

    that's metal

    I've had that before, except the beef was seared. Most descriptions of it have the beef seared but that is the best pic I could find of it. I'd do raw beef, but only if I knew where it was coming from.

    It was actually a good flavor.

    Seriously though- if you are a man and you order a mixed drink that isn't a Martini you should probably go back and reevaluate yourself. Mixers are so women don't have to taste the booze.

    It's not a contest. A good cocktail is an art. That's like saying you shouldn't serve steak with potatoes or hamburgers with buns and lettuce because that's for wimps who don't want to taste the meat.

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  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    The only alcohol I drink are Bulmers (which is a cider) and Smirnoff Ice (the lemon flavoured one)

    What brand of tampons do you use? You know, for your vagina?

  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    GRMike wrote: »
    Seriously though- if you are a man and you order a mixed drink that isn't a Martini you should probably go back and reevaluate yourself. Mixers are so women don't have to taste the booze.

    If you're a real man you drink rubbing alcohol.

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  • GRMikeGRMike The Last Best Hope for Humanity The God Pod Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    It's not a contest.

    Then what didn't I win?

  • MonkeybombMonkeybomb Registered User
    edited July 2008
    Can we talk about Three Sheets here as well?

    One time, they drank snake penis liquor!

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  • Satanic JesusSatanic Jesus In a library with broken glasses Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    The only alcohol I drink are Bulmers (which is a cider) and Smirnoff Ice (the lemon flavoured one)

    What brand of tampons do you use? You know, for your vagina?

    Wierd, since I am actually female. But tampons...nonono...the only thing that enters there would be a penis.

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  • MarathonMarathon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Malkor wrote: »
    GRMike wrote: »
    Seriously though- if you are a man and you order a mixed drink that isn't a Martini you should probably go back and reevaluate yourself. Mixers are so women don't have to taste the booze.

    If you're a real man you drink rubbing alcohol.

    Everclear?

    Dumb Hero wrote: »
    "Okay, you take 2d4 damage from the ogre's dick impaling your 2inch anus"
    Hey, Satan.
  • MalkorMalkor Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    Marathon wrote: »
    Malkor wrote: »
    GRMike wrote: »
    Seriously though- if you are a man and you order a mixed drink that isn't a Martini you should probably go back and reevaluate yourself. Mixers are so women don't have to taste the booze.

    If you're a real man you drink rubbing alcohol.

    Everclear?

    That's the classy stuff. I get my hooch from a tub.

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  • msuitepyonmsuitepyon Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    msuitepyon wrote: »
    The only alcohol I drink are Bulmers (which is a cider) and Smirnoff Ice (the lemon flavoured one)

    What brand of tampons do you use? You know, for your vagina?

    Wierd, since I am actually female. But tampons...nonono...the only thing that enters there would be a penis.

    Well, my original statement was assuming you were a male.

    Sorry... :\

  • Satanic JesusSatanic Jesus In a library with broken glasses Registered User regular
    edited July 2008
    It's ok, I got a laugh out of it.

    Women get drunk quicker because we have less water in our bodies than men.

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  • edited July 2008
    i like tokyo iced tea

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