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Let's play: what's your poison?
« on: May 19, 2017, 05:30:40 PM »
Avast, ye lubbers!

If you're super cool like me, and you're spending your Friday evening at home, trying frantically to catch up your wordcounts to meet a deadline, then the least you owe yourself is a good old-fashioned adult beverage.

 8)

Alcoholism is a disease and of course we should all respect anyone's decision to abstain for any reason. So soft drinks, fancy teas and coffees, and ice cream treats are all also allowed ;)

I'll start: tonight I'm pairing my military/action & adventure scifi mailing list magnet with a tall, cold can of Leine's Grapefruit Shandy. Because summer. Cheers, skol, bottoms up!

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 05:34:10 PM »
Whiskey.   8)


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 05:36:14 PM »
Margaritas are the official drink of KBoards (the pool boys make EXCELLENT margaritas):



I love aged Spanish sherry....
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 05:42:46 PM »
Whisky - a nice tot of Tullibardine Single Malt.

But tomorrow I'm going to break out a bottle of Pimm's I've been saving for hot weather. ;)
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2017, 05:43:51 PM »
Got an open can of Sprite at the moment.  I'm such a rebel.

Alcoholism is a disease and of course we should all respect anyone's decision to abstain for any reason.

Says the guy whose avatar includes a large jug of some potent potable.   :P

(the pool boys make EXCELLENT margaritas):

Now you're just bragging.  Next you'll be posting photos of yourself lighting your cigars with hundred-dollar bills.    ;):-*
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2017, 05:44:24 PM »
Margaritas are the official drink of KBoards (the pool boys make EXCELLENT margaritas):



I love aged Spanish sherry....

 :o

Betsy! Is drinking allowed whilst operating, erm, heavy... quilting... machinery...? (hides face in shame for knowing nothing about quilting)

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2017, 05:45:56 PM »
Says the guy whose avatar includes a large jug of some potent potable.   :P

Alright, that's fair. But wait, listen: it was a prop! In an opera chorus! True story. Carmen. I had a jug.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2017, 05:51:22 PM »
Friday nights are for partying, so I'm chugging SlimFast made with WHOLE MILK.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2017, 05:52:08 PM »
Now you're just bragging.  Next you'll be posting photos of yourself lighting your cigars with hundred-dollar bills.    ;):-*

 :D

The *KBoards* poolboys.  I have no pool.  Though perhaps that's not a requirement for poolboys?  Hmmmm.....

:o

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And no, don't drink while operating my machine.  But I don't sew ALL the time....  and drinking while reading KBoards helps sometimes, LOL.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2017, 06:09:56 PM »
I've got a bottle of cheap Boone's Farm that I'm drinking out of a faded Jimmy Neutron cup while I work on my next book.

Wow, I'm thinking that statement right there just might be the perfect definition of the word "pathetic." Okay, so my new writing goal is to sell enough books to be able to afford a slightly less pathetic wine. And some wine glasses.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #10 on: May 19, 2017, 06:13:54 PM »
Black Velvet Whisky. My liver hates me.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #11 on: May 19, 2017, 06:23:38 PM »
Grapefruit juice in a plastic cup with three ice cubes. I'm livin' large!!!


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2017, 06:51:19 PM »
Would normally be drinking Angel's Envy with Sprite (I'm weird, I know) or Jack and Coke, but alas, currently on an alcohol ban... :(

So instead drinking Arnold Palmers (sweet tea mixed with lemonade).  Chicken Express got me hooked on this stuff, though tonight's is my own brewed sweet tea with Simply Lemonade ;D

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2017, 06:55:33 PM »
I have a bottle of Belgian kriek lambic chilling in the fridge in preparation of celebrating the completion of the current WIP. Another couple weeks or so.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2017, 07:00:20 PM »
A bottle of Dr. Pepper in one hand and a snickers bar in the other.  That way my nose is free to type out words on the keyboard.  Or my toes.

And who says you have to have a pool to have pool boys?  'Scuse me, they're reminding me they prefer to be called pool men.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2017, 07:10:52 PM »
A bottle of Dr. Pepper in one hand and a snickers bar in the other.  That way my nose is free to type out words on the keyboard.  Or my toes.

REGERTS??

 :P

...amirite?

I have a bottle of Belgian kriek lambic chilling in the fridge in preparation of celebrating the completion of the current WIP. Another couple weeks or so.

Yes to this.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2017, 07:15:39 PM »
Water in a plastic bottle with one of those new-fangled slim caps that use less plastic but make the bottles harder to open and close and open again.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #18 on: May 19, 2017, 07:57:00 PM »
Sittin' at the cigar shop with a cigar and bourbon the guy upstairs foisted on me as I was coming back down after buying said cigar. Nothin' says you're welcome here like, "Hey! You forgot your bourbon. It's Friday man, lighten up!"

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #19 on: May 19, 2017, 08:27:27 PM »
Ketamine and duct tape.   8)

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #20 on: May 19, 2017, 08:33:38 PM »
Margaritas are the official drink of KBoards (the pool boys make EXCELLENT margaritas):
I keep hearing about these pool boys. Does one need to attain a certain author level to meet them?

P.S. Gin and tonic.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #21 on: May 19, 2017, 08:39:47 PM »
Ketamine and duct tape.   8)

That sounds like something that'd be fun to play with the pool men.

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« Reply #22 on: May 19, 2017, 08:52:23 PM »
Ketamine and duct tape.   8)

That sounds like something that'd be fun to play with the pool men.

What goes down the K-hole stays down the K-hole, pool or no pool. So caution should be exercised at all times.  :-X
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2017, 08:56:30 PM »
Scotch is my usual preference, but I do like a nice Swiss blue absinthe during the winter months (I'm not sure why I think of it as a winter drink).
       

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #24 on: May 19, 2017, 09:01:15 PM »
Have womanfully ignored the small-batch bourbon on my counter for a glass of viognier from a local winery (in the hopes I might actually get something written).

Side of hemp-oil ointment on my neck. Because computer.

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« Reply #25 on: May 19, 2017, 09:02:08 PM »
'Scuse me, they're reminding me they prefer to be called pool men.
Indeed, such shocking disrespect for trained and qualified Aquatic Recreation Technologists. At this rate it won't be long before we start slapping their butts...

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« Reply #26 on: May 19, 2017, 09:04:05 PM »
Scotch is my usual preference, but I do like a nice Swiss blue absinthe during the winter months (I'm not sure why I think of it as a winter drink).

Because absinthe and bright light don't mix? Or is that just me...? *blinks*

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #27 on: May 19, 2017, 09:13:20 PM »
A bottle of Dr. Pepper in one hand and a snickers bar in the other.

That's what I lived on in college. Except the Dr. Pepper was diet. Also, lots of Tab (anyone else old enough to remember that?)


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #28 on: May 19, 2017, 09:36:51 PM »
Also, lots of Tab (anyone else old enough to remember that?)

They still make Tab.  ;)

The question is, does anyone else remember 7-Up Gold?

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #29 on: May 19, 2017, 09:44:40 PM »
That's what I lived on in college. Except the Dr. Pepper was diet. Also, lots of Tab (anyone else old enough to remember that?)

I remember that!  Can't believe it's still out there (must be in specialty stores or online only).
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« Reply #30 on: May 19, 2017, 09:47:52 PM »
Tru-ade (non-carbonated orange soda) was the occasional treat of my youth.

Who needs a beverage when the creative juices are flowing? 

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« Reply #31 on: May 19, 2017, 09:48:49 PM »
I'm recovering from a stomach bug and just had a shot of Pepto-Bismal.

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« Reply #32 on: May 19, 2017, 09:51:06 PM »
The question is, does anyone else remember 7-Up Gold?

Vaguely, but I left for college about that time and never tried it.

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« Reply #33 on: May 19, 2017, 09:52:31 PM »
Indeed, such shocking disrespect for trained and qualified Aquatic Recreation Technologists. At this rate it won't be long before we start slapping their butts...

What do you mean start...?

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #34 on: May 19, 2017, 10:06:44 PM »
I'm recovering from a stomach bug and just had a shot of Pepto-Bismal.

Works better if you just drink it.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #35 on: May 19, 2017, 10:12:42 PM »
A can of 7-Up Gold and an apple were my lunch way back when.  Well, 1988 since 7-Up Gold didn't last long as apparently I was the only one that liked it.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #36 on: May 19, 2017, 10:14:36 PM »
What did 7Up Gold taste like compared to the regular?

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« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2017, 10:21:45 PM »
Works better if you just drink it.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2017, 10:26:02 PM »
What did 7Up Gold taste like compared to the regular?

Well, it was a loooooong time ago.  LOL.  It tasted good with an apple.  It was a spiced drink, supposedly similar to ginger ale but I grew up on ginger ale and 7-Up Gold was not ginger ale.  It was an unused Dr. Pepper recipe.  I should try mixing ginger ale and Dr. Pepper sometime and see if that stirs up any memories in the taste buds.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #39 on: May 19, 2017, 10:28:40 PM »
Well that sounds interesting and yummy.  Wish they'd bring it back as maybe a summertime trial.  Don't they do something like that with craft beers?

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« Reply #40 on: May 19, 2017, 10:34:36 PM »
Well that sounds interesting and yummy.  Wish they'd bring it back as maybe a summertime trial.  Don't they do something like that with craft beers?

I wish they would.  I have WIPs set in the eighties so maybe I'll have to make sure to have characters who drink 7-Up Gold so that if it ever gets made into a movie, 7-Up will have no choice but to re-release it.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #41 on: May 19, 2017, 11:14:23 PM »
It's warm now, so the weather calls for cold fizzy water, light margaritas and I suppose some very chilled white wine with frozen grapes, because why not?


I've got a bottle of cheap Boone's Farm that I'm drinking out of a faded Jimmy Neutron cup while I work on my next book.

Wow, I'm thinking that statement right there just might be the perfect definition of the word "pathetic." Okay, so my new writing goal is to sell enough books to be able to afford a slightly less pathetic wine. And some wine glasses.

I'm more surprised Boone's Farm is still around. I'm not even old. For our British members, Boone's Farm is something akin to what you guys call alcopops, I think.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #42 on: May 19, 2017, 11:50:17 PM »
Milk. Proper, whole milk that hasn't been skimmed, half skimmed or otherwise interfered with.

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« Reply #43 on: May 20, 2017, 12:32:57 AM »
What is the 'summer' you people keep referring to? I'm in the UK after enduring the wettest spring in Seattle for something like 100 years.
So my answer would probably be rainwater, except my other half bought some berry flavored cider (the alcoholic type, not the American version, which is apple juice). Very nice.


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #44 on: May 20, 2017, 01:00:48 AM »
Beer, though not of the trendy craft variety. In winter, the type of beer we call 'bitter' in the UK which, contrary to popular belief, we drink lightly chilled and not warm. Not too chilled, though, as it destroys the flavour. In summer, the type of beer we call 'lager' - Peroni, San Miguel, Stella, etc. Any time of year, red wine.

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« Reply #45 on: May 20, 2017, 01:21:33 AM »
While normally it would be an ice cold Budweiser, right now it's Aquafina and yogurt.

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« Reply #46 on: May 20, 2017, 01:33:31 AM »
Coffee.  Lots of 'em.

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« Reply #47 on: May 20, 2017, 02:02:44 AM »
Lady Grey tea and Walkers shortbread biscuits or chocolate...



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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #48 on: May 20, 2017, 02:41:04 AM »
White wine, must be French, preferably from Burgundy region.

Macon Village (when feeling broke)
Chablis (regular wine)
Sancerre (when purse is plump enough)


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #49 on: May 20, 2017, 03:50:01 AM »
Pinot grigio.


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #50 on: May 20, 2017, 04:05:16 AM »
Blended Scotch or lots of coffee (too early for Scotch right now so coffee) with an occasional nibble on a square of white chocolate. OK a strip of chocolate. OK OK a whole bar.
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #51 on: May 20, 2017, 08:21:31 AM »
Rum and coke. 
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #52 on: May 20, 2017, 10:30:52 AM »
OK OK a whole bar.

Nothing like guilt to get you out walking the dog to burn those extra calories the next day...
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« Reply #53 on: May 20, 2017, 12:05:01 PM »
Nothing like guilt to get you out walking the dog to burn those extra calories the next day...
I ease my conscience by walking both dogs twice a day :)
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #54 on: May 20, 2017, 12:08:45 PM »
I'm a sucker for boxed wine.  No Franzia, though.  That's for the plebs.  We drink Bota Box in the high castle.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #55 on: May 20, 2017, 12:34:52 PM »
I ease my conscience by walking both dogs twice a day :)

AH! You wound me to the quick sir! Then again, at 80% humidity and teasing the underside of 90 degrees... I think God might grant me leniency at the least because I let my dogs inside. :P
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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #56 on: May 20, 2017, 03:02:03 PM »
They still make Tab.  ;)


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #57 on: May 20, 2017, 04:34:16 PM »
Johnny Walker, preferably the Blue Label (aged 25 years) although I have lately, don't laugh (too much)  been enamered with a Costco 16 year old blended scotch. Either with just a splash of water, more like a drop; just enough to release those aromas pent up all those years like the fiction that drips from finger tips...anyway I think I read somewhere on this very forum some pretty good advice, in case you find yourself still working when it's "Miller Time."

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #58 on: May 20, 2017, 04:42:59 PM »
Ketamine and duct tape.   8)
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« Reply #59 on: May 20, 2017, 05:07:29 PM »
Green tea or ros wine, depending on how thoroughly my thoughts need lubricating!

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« Reply #60 on: May 20, 2017, 10:10:35 PM »
Ice cold Diet Coke, Stewart's root beer or their cream soda  :)

For a stronger poison - cafe mocha, large   :D

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« Reply #61 on: May 21, 2017, 04:45:45 AM »
I feel like this thread should come with a warning label... I rarely drink and before I survived the first page I had a glass of white wine and schloer in my hand.

That was out of necessity. My real poison is Monkey 47 Gin and Elderflower Fever Tree Tonic Water... but alcoholics cannot be choosers.

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Change this...

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #63 on: May 21, 2017, 10:10:04 AM »
Dirty martini with Chopin. On rare occasions we get a slightly warm spell of weather, and that calls for an icy G&T.
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« Reply #64 on: May 21, 2017, 12:28:07 PM »
Tea is my all day, every day drink (hot Twining's Australian Afternoon for breakfast and then Starbucks unsweetened black iced tea on repeat until about 8pm), but I am not opposed to a well timed gin and tonic or cider.

I am a total lightweight and have shamed my ancestors when I've ventured beyond the two drink limit. It's best if they are very, very weak drinks.

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« Reply #65 on: May 21, 2017, 01:05:10 PM »
Martini with Sprite and a slice of lemon is hands down my favorite drink.

And when it comes to non-alcoholic beverages, tea wins. Especially Earl Grey.

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« Reply #66 on: May 21, 2017, 01:27:20 PM »
Now that the Boone's Farm is gone and it's just a regular sunny afternoon around here, I'm all about the iced tea. And since I'm from Michigan, it's not sweetened. Sweet tea is just wrong.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #67 on: May 21, 2017, 01:30:07 PM »
Acquired taste while on Tanzania safari. Quite yummy.


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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #68 on: May 21, 2017, 02:23:13 PM »
I don't drink alcohol.

But I do smoke weed. And when I finish a novel I enjoy a strain of cannabis called UK Cheese, best thing out of the UK since the NHS (the National Health Service, currently under attack by the forces of evil).

So it's not really a poison, if you consider that it shrinks cancerous tumors.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #69 on: May 21, 2017, 08:32:30 PM »
I feel like this thread should come with a warning label... I rarely drink and before I survived the first page I had a glass of white wine and schloer in my hand.
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« Reply #70 on: May 21, 2017, 08:50:08 PM »
I don't drink alcohol and I drink way too many diet sodas, but these days my mornings start with some coffee ice cubes (just a strong shot of espresso, with a dash of chocolate, vanilla, and sugar, frozen into blocks) in a tall glass of milk. Perfect in the heat of a summer morning, and nearly as good on a sub-zero winter's night, but mostly because I'm weird.

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« Reply #71 on: May 21, 2017, 09:43:07 PM »
I don't drink alcohol and I drink way too many diet sodas, but these days my mornings start with some coffee ice cubes (just a strong shot of espresso, with a dash of chocolate, vanilla, and sugar, frozen into blocks) in a tall glass of milk. Perfect in the heat of a summer morning, and nearly as good on a sub-zero winter's night, but mostly because I'm weird.

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« Reply #72 on: May 21, 2017, 11:00:06 PM »
You've got the Macho Man as your avatar.  You can drink whatever you want.   8)

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #73 on: Yesterday at 12:53:04 AM »
This thread should be in contention for Best Thread Ever.

I like a spiced rum and coke with lime (I believe "Cuba Libre" is the cocktail equivalent?). Took me years to get into beer, primarily because Glasgow's (and Scotland's) most popular beer is Tennent's, which is... Not pleasant.

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My current favorite snack:





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Crap! I'm always the last one to the party. Since it's Monday morning I'm having a lovely coffee with a dab of sweet cream. Had I made it on time to this little shindig, I would have has a spiced rum and coke in hand. 🥃

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Sweet tea is just wrong.

Sweet tea is pure heaven!  :-*

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« Reply #78 on: Yesterday at 10:34:15 AM »

Looks good, wanna ship some to me? My favorite butcher-made jerky is 1000 miles away.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #79 on: Yesterday at 11:23:56 AM »
My current favorite snack:





... and...




Isn't that a stomachache waiting to happen?

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Looks good, wanna ship some to me? My favorite butcher-made jerky is 1000 miles away.

I get mine from Big John's Beef Jerky. I order six lbs. at a time, and currently have nearly 15 lbs. stacked in my office (vacuumed sealed in 1-lb. packs). Every time they email me about a special offer, I pick up another six lbs.

Seriously Jim, if you're looking for a good source, check 'em out. They have lots of flavors, ship fast, and never make mistakes (in my experience).


Isn't that a stomachache waiting to happen?

I can't speak for anyone else, but it's a slice of heaven for me. They pair nicely, with each one bringing out the flavors of the other. In that way, pairing bourbon whiskey and beef jerky is like pairing ribeye and Cabernet Sauvignon. :)

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« Reply #81 on: Yesterday at 12:31:28 PM »
I get mine from Big John's Beef Jerky. I order six lbs. at a time, and currently have nearly 15 lbs. stacked in my office (vacuumed sealed in 1-lb. packs). Every time they email me about a special offer, I pick up another six lbs.

Seriously Jim, if you're looking for a good source, check 'em out. They have lots of flavors, ship fast, and never make mistakes (in my experience).

Thanks for the recommendation! I'll give them a try. :D

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A man after my own heart. Looks like heaven.

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Re: Let's play: what's your poison?
« Reply #83 on: Yesterday at 08:22:58 PM »
My current favorite snack:

Beef jerky's not really a snack, though.  It's more like a food group.    :D
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« Reply #84 on: Yesterday at 10:13:36 PM »
A man after my own heart. Looks like heaven.

It's not for everybody. But if you enjoy bourbon, and love beef jerky, I definitely recommend trying them together. 


Beef jerky's not really a snack, though.  It's more like a food group.    :D

Haha. I'm inclined to agree. My diet is 100% meat, and I still look forward to chewing on jerky most days.

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