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Strange And Unusual Gin Drinks?

I want to write about obscure and little known gin cocktails, ideally ones with fun stories attached or a vintage pedigree . What are your favorite obscure gin cocktails? The more outlandish and exotic the better.
posted by The Whelk on Apr 4, 2014 - 44 answers

If I could just care less about my work, I'd do a better job.

I'm the kind of person who gets worried enough they'll do their work not well, or make a mistake, that they end up either not starting or working too slowly and filled with dread. Last week, I had to work late on a project. I had two beers in the process, found I cared less about the anxiety and dread and perfectionism, and just did a better, less stressful job. I want to do this without drinking. [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Mar 24, 2014 - 14 answers

In Issue 214 of Action Comics, Clark Kent is seen ordering bourbon

Is there a comic book character with a signature alcoholic beverage? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Oct 8, 2013 - 17 answers

Cocktail advice for gorgeous white raspberries

I have gorgeous white raspberries around which I would like to craft a cocktail to celebrate my lady-friend's return from a week abroad. What do you recommend? [more inside]
posted by jrb223 on Sep 22, 2013 - 10 answers

Hong Kong Hens Party Moving Feast

What hens / bachelorette party themed snacks / canapes and drink can I serve at a hens party on a tram moving through the streets of Hong Kong? [more inside]
posted by travellingincognito on Jul 22, 2013 - 4 answers

What is "Breath of the dead lover?"

Has anyone heard of an alcoholic drink possibly of Czech origin, called "Breath of the dead lover?" [more inside]
posted by the_artificer on Aug 24, 2012 - 13 answers

Is the Chum-Churum drinkable?

Chum-Churum (19.5% alcohol made from sweet potato with added sugar and hfcs). Open, unrefrigerated bottle for 24 hours at room temperature, then refrigerated. Safe to drink? I'm saying it's totally fine. My friend has grave doubts.
posted by who squared on May 20, 2012 - 9 answers

Drink with alcoholic and NA versions for a ladies-night-in?

In need of a party drink recipe. [more inside]
posted by dpx.mfx on Feb 14, 2012 - 10 answers

What did people drink in 1968?

What hard liquor was popular to drink in 1968? [more inside]
posted by foxinsocks on Jan 4, 2012 - 25 answers

I'm not an alcoholic, I'm just sneaky

I'm a secret drinker. But I'm far less into the drinking part than the secret part. How can I do this more healthily? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 - 39 answers

Cocktails involving whiskey, enlighten me!

What are some nice cocktails that I can make from this bottle of Makers Mark that was gifted to me? [more inside]
posted by MaryDellamorte on Dec 28, 2011 - 23 answers

God, I hate drinking....

Help a college student re-learn how to drink. [more inside]
posted by lobbyist on Oct 2, 2011 - 25 answers

What does alcohol breath smell like?

What does alcohol on someone else's breath smell like? [more inside]
posted by Fiasco da Gama on Nov 3, 2010 - 32 answers

Morning Medicine?

A drink a day is not bad for you and depending on what you read may be beneficial to your health. Is there anything detrimental to having this drink in the morning? [more inside]
posted by WeekendJen on Oct 27, 2010 - 46 answers

If I'm going to make mojitos, they better be good mojitos

I'm having a tacotastic dinner party for my boyfriend's birthday. What's a tasty cocktail/punch recipe that goes with the fresh, rich, spicy flavors of Mexican food? Simplicity is a plus; I don't mind making flavored simple syrup or finding juices or fresh ingredients but I'd like to avoid buying 6 bottles of liquor for one drink. [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Dec 4, 2009 - 37 answers

How to make a Flaming Moe cocktail from the Simpsons

Help me figure out how to make a Flaming Moe (Flaming Homer) for a Simpsons Costume Party tonight, please! [more inside]
posted by willie11 on Oct 3, 2009 - 15 answers

Hard drinking NY cops from the 20s and 30s

Are there any accounts of cops in prohibition/depression era New York being drinkers? Would drink be widely available to the point where no one would think much of it, or would it be especially difficult for a public employee?
posted by Artw on Jul 4, 2009 - 12 answers

Give me red wine advice in KY?

Need help finding a good red wine. Tricky part - I need to purchase it online and have it shipped in Kentucky. [more inside]
posted by sporaticgenius on Jun 26, 2009 - 20 answers

Birthday booze.

My 21st birthday is coming up in a few months. I would like to celebrate this with one well-crafted cocktail at a bar, but I am at a loss as to which one and where to get it. I will be spending my 21st birthday in DC while visiting my folks. [more inside]
posted by kldickson on Jun 12, 2009 - 30 answers

No Irish Car Bombs Please!

What Can I Do With Irish Cream? [more inside]
posted by jalexei on Mar 12, 2009 - 34 answers

Please help me make the Grecian Marble cocktail.

The mysterious Grecian Marble cocktail... [more inside]
posted by Samizdata on Mar 5, 2009 - 5 answers

Does all fortified wine taste like raisins?

Help me find a fortified wine that doesn't taste like raisins! [more inside]
posted by DeucesHigh on Feb 26, 2009 - 24 answers

Naked Nymph?

The Naked Nymph is s'posed to be a cocktail. I went looking for the recipe, and couldn't find it. Anyone ever heard of/had a Naked Nymph? Know what's in it?
posted by blue andrea on Jan 30, 2009 - 4 answers

Rugged mixed drinks?

Alcoholics (of course you aren't): Need drink ideas that fit the theme "rugged". Fewer ingredients is better, and if you've got several suggestions that all require the same base liquor, that's wonderful.
posted by Picklegnome on Oct 16, 2008 - 52 answers

Best Beer Selection in NYC?

I am looking for a place in NYC that is like the RFD in Washington DC. Any beer aficionados know? [more inside]
posted by Black_Umbrella on Sep 14, 2008 - 12 answers

Pregnancy after a youth of drink and drugs?

Assuming a woman has given up alcohol, to which she was strongly attached for 15 years, and has also given up cocaine and ecstasy (MDMA), which she used regularly, and she is now drink and drug free: could this past of substance-abuse affect her pregnancy in any way? And if so, what could she do to minimise the effects? For clarity: she's not pregnant at the moment, but would like to have a baby. [more inside]
posted by londongeezer on Jun 4, 2008 - 16 answers

Fictional Drinks

Trying to make a list of fictional drinks. For instance: Clementine mixxes up a couple of "blue ruins" in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and the Silver Jews' song Buckingham Rabbit makes reference to "shattered dogs on the rocks." What other fictional drinks can you think of? [more inside]
posted by es_de_bah on May 4, 2008 - 53 answers

Where can I find good winter drink specials in DC?

I'm looking for places in the DC area to enjoy a hot winter drink - hot toddies, spiked egg nog, etc. Any ideas?
posted by troika on Dec 4, 2007 - 12 answers

The IT Bar Is Open!

We got some new stools for our IT workbench area and we were joking that we should start an "IT bar". We came up with some drink names that might fit in (or not) such as: "USBeer", "Windows Vista Premium Lager", "Blue Motorcycle Screen of Death" and "The Rebooter". [more inside]
posted by captnkurt on Dec 4, 2007 - 30 answers

What is this amazing drink?

A bartender made me an awesome drink that had basil, cucumber, strawberries, and (white?) rum in it. What was it? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Sep 14, 2007 - 12 answers

Help me figure out what I drank and where to get more!

ObscureBoozeFilter: I was in SF with some friends and we did shots of (what I think) was called Stella. Now I can't find it... [more inside]
posted by ThFullEffect on Apr 14, 2007 - 7 answers

The effects of different alcohol

Why does different sorts of alcohol affect you differently? [more inside]
posted by Kudos on Jan 9, 2007 - 29 answers

Order me a drink...

LiquorFilter: I need help finding a manly drink that tastes good. [more inside]
posted by ThFullEffect on Jan 5, 2007 - 126 answers

Sour mixed drink recommendations.

Sour/bitter mixed alcoholic drink recommendations. [more inside]
posted by slimepuppy on Jul 5, 2006 - 37 answers

How long can I keep an opened bottle of sake?

How long can I keep an opened bottle of sake? [more inside]
posted by kdern on Feb 7, 2006 - 10 answers

It's not really an addiction . . .

I've been drinking for less than a year. Could I still be dependent? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 2, 2006 - 44 answers

Long Island Iced Tea of my dreams?

I had the Long Island Iced Tea of my dreams...Now how do I make it? [more inside]
posted by markblasco on Nov 13, 2005 - 12 answers

¿Qué bebida era eso?

On a trip to Barcelona recently, I sampled an alcoholic drink whose name I can't remember. Su ayuda, por favor... [more inside]
posted by googly on Nov 9, 2005 - 6 answers

agave evil?

Does tequila make you extra drunk? [more inside]
posted by furiousxgeorge on Oct 4, 2005 - 31 answers

AlcoholFilter: Drinking sambouca - best way?

Whats the best way to drink sambouca? [more inside]
posted by samstarling on Jul 25, 2005 - 11 answers

Wine for the Holidays

I've been tasked with providing the wine for a holiday dinner. I know nothing about wine and the dedicated sites are pretty heavily loaded with jargon. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by cedar on Dec 20, 2003 - 15 answers

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