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Dealing with alcohol withdrawals

What can I expect dealing with alcohol withdrawals? [more inside]
posted by mad bomber what bombs at midnight on Apr 27, 2010 - 15 answers

Maybe I could sell it to a bar as pre-made lemondrops?

Help! My limoncello is too sweet! [more inside]
posted by lizjohn on Apr 26, 2010 - 5 answers

No thanks, I don't drink. Um, what's wrong with that?

Why are some people ashamed to say "I don't drink"? [more inside]
posted by patheral on Apr 21, 2010 - 80 answers

Help me plan the perfect hookah christening!

What are some awesome food/drink combos to go with some new shisha flavors? [more inside]
posted by citywolf on Apr 19, 2010 - 6 answers

how do you ship alcohol legally?

What would be the best way to send a friend a $1000 bottle of 80 proof alcohol from Minnesota to California? Needless to say I want to break no laws and need it to reach its destination. (sender and recipient are both over 21 years old) Again: It is a priority that NO laws are broken. thanks!
posted by santogold on Apr 18, 2010 - 26 answers

How do you tell someone you're dating their lifestyle is hurting them?

[relationship filter] How do I tell the person I'm seeing they drink and sleep too much without sounding demanding or preachy? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 11, 2010 - 16 answers

Science of alcohol addiction

Two questions about a theory of alcoholism: Irreversible change at the cellular level. [more inside]
posted by LonnieK on Apr 5, 2010 - 21 answers

What alcoholic drinks/cocktails are less sedating?

What kinds of alcohol are least and most sedating? Whats a good strategy to enjoy a few drinks in an evening without the sedating effects? More details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 28, 2010 - 29 answers

nocinoticino

Any idea where I will be able to find green walnuts in NYC when the season arrives (June-ish?)? I am raring to make nocino, after tasting it in Ticino some years ago.
posted by thegreatfleecircus on Mar 24, 2010 - 5 answers

Blew 0.07 BAC, but I don't drink.

I was stopped at a "sobriety checkpoint". The officer said I blew 0.07, and let me go with a "warning". The catch - I don't drink. Haven't had a drink in 20 years. What's going on? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 19, 2010 - 26 answers

Great places in Boston to pretend to be Irish.

What are some great bars in Boston for st. Patrick's day? [more inside]
posted by vegetableagony on Mar 17, 2010 - 13 answers

Flaming Coffee

Where can I find flaming coffee in the Southwest or West Coast? [more inside]
posted by lore on Mar 15, 2010 - 10 answers

Beer noob needs help!

Beer noob needs advice! [more inside]
posted by kraigory on Mar 9, 2010 - 69 answers

Drank too many cups of kindness - can I get better?

A few weeks ago I reduced my alcohol intake from way too much to nearly nothing. I feel a lot better. But can I ever feel all the way "normal" again? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 6, 2010 - 16 answers

Why does beer make my leg muscles tense up?

Why do my muscles (particularly my leg muscles) get tense and uncomfortable after drinking in the evenings (particularly after drinking beer)? Has anyone else experienced this? And is there anything I can do about it? [more inside]
posted by ixohoxi on Feb 8, 2010 - 13 answers

How to encourage my boyfriend to work on his drinking problem?

Boyfriend is a problem drinker - but not necessarily an alcoholic. What can I do to help him? And how do I protect myself here? [more inside]
posted by blackcatcuriouser on Feb 8, 2010 - 43 answers

Best vermouth for a classic martini?

What is the best vermouth for a classic martini? [more inside]
posted by keith0718 on Feb 1, 2010 - 27 answers

Teach me about alcohol!

Teach me about alcoholic beverages. [more inside]
posted by reductiondesign on Jan 23, 2010 - 24 answers

Nice person, mean drunk.

On occasion I say mean, horrible things to my boyfriend, and only when I've been drinking. Why? Where is this coming from? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2010 - 40 answers

Which beers are similar to Kwak?

I've never been a beer person, but a friend recently introduced me to a Belgian brew called Kwak, and I'm a fan. Unfortunately, few bars have Kwak on tap. Can any of you beer connoisseurs out there recommend similar beers - sweet and high in alcohol content? I'm generally not big on dark lagers or stouts.
posted by zembla3 on Jan 6, 2010 - 44 answers

try the punch

You're a guy at a bar. A woman takes a swing at you. What's the proper response? [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd on Jan 2, 2010 - 33 answers

You got SERVED. (but what?)

I'm throwing a New Year's Eve party in NYC this year. To try and address some of the complaints from last year, we've added an extra bar, currently described to guests as a "mystery bar" as we were still deciding what to serve at this "side" bar. [more inside]
posted by arm426 on Dec 29, 2009 - 18 answers

A new tradition for a toast...

Wonderful pink kind of champagne-esque drink found in Italy was had on my birthday and I've completely forgotten the name but would like to find it again...? [more inside]
posted by eatdonuts on Dec 20, 2009 - 16 answers

Whisky Me Away

What's a good scotch (or non-scotch) whisky that I can get for $15 - $20? [more inside]
posted by spamguy on Dec 16, 2009 - 37 answers

Strategies to cut down on social drinking? (long story within)

My social drinking has become troublesome lately. Strategies to cut down, or perhaps quit completely for a while? (long, sorry) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 13, 2009 - 32 answers

Alcohol for the New

I've just started drinking alcohol this year. Help me find a cocktail/drink that doesn't taste like cough syrup. [more inside]
posted by divabat on Dec 8, 2009 - 86 answers

Am I inappropriately worried about his drinking?

I get annoyed with my husband when he drinks. Is this the beginning of a drinking problem, or just MY problem? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 8, 2009 - 70 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

Smoking lush seeks hospital advice

I drink like a fish and smoke like a chimney. Help me survive a possible hospital stay. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 29, 2009 - 7 answers

Help...traditional holiday party in jeopardy!

What steps can company management take to minimize liability at an office holiday party where alcohol is served? [more inside]
posted by teg4rvn on Nov 24, 2009 - 25 answers

How to prevent alcohol-induced blackouts?

I find that it doesn't take very much alcohol for me to end up with a bit of short-term amnesia. Is there anything I can do about this? Is this a sign of Bad Things To Come? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 23, 2009 - 31 answers

Cocktails for the evil capitalists

My dad is a grouchy old man, and as much as I shouldn't be encouraging him I would like to make him an old-fashioned cocktail kit for Christmas. Something James Bond or an evil capitalist from 1928 would appreciate. I know I'll put some nice whiskey and some bitters in there- what else? [more inside]
posted by ohio on Nov 17, 2009 - 13 answers

Lambanog?

Where can I buy a bottle of lambanog in Vancouver, BC, Canada? [more inside]
posted by Iax on Nov 16, 2009 - 2 answers

Is alcohol metabolized like sugars? Or something else?

Is alcohol metabolized like sugars? Or something else? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on Nov 13, 2009 - 12 answers

Bourbon, Afghanistan, Death?

Bringing alcohol to Afghanistan: worth it? Risks? Fines? [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Nov 5, 2009 - 10 answers

Where to buy daiginjo sake in Vancouver

Where can I buy a bottle of Daiginjo sake in Vancouver? [more inside]
posted by findango on Nov 3, 2009 - 5 answers

how much booze can i bring with me through LAX?

How much alcohol can I have in my checked in bags if I am connecting through LAX? [more inside]
posted by cheemee on Oct 16, 2009 - 7 answers

What's a good cookbook for braising with something other than alcohol?

I love cooking with my new dutch oven, but have never liked the taste of alcohol in food. I know I can always substitute, but is there a good braising cookbook that minimizes alcohol use in the recipes?
posted by boombot on Oct 13, 2009 - 19 answers

I want to want to stop drinking. And I sort of do. But I don't.

How can I make myself actually *want* to stop drinking, rather than just intellectually *know* that I should, then feel guilty for not even trying? How can I motivate myself to keep attempting to quit? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 4, 2009 - 20 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

What Scotch has a long, campfire-like finish?

ScotchFilter: please ID this half-remembered single-malt whisky! What Scotch would have been available in metro Detroit around 2001 with an amazingly smooth palate and a long, campfire-like finish? [more inside]
posted by paulg on Sep 26, 2009 - 25 answers

Please recommend the best American whiskey.

Please recommend the best American whiskey. [more inside]
posted by Help, I can't stop talking! on Sep 23, 2009 - 47 answers

I'm getting therapy. He refuses. Now what?

I'm trying to "detach with love" and get therapy. He's stuck and resistant. What next? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 23, 2009 - 15 answers

Do these lederhosen make my ass look awesome?

Where in the SF Bay Area should I celebrate Oktoberfest? [more inside]
posted by JimmyJames on Sep 22, 2009 - 6 answers

How can I get my sister help for her addiction/depression?

My sister has an alcohol and/or prescription and/or depression problem. What can I do to help her, and in what order? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2009 - 7 answers

How else to endure all those rituals?

You live at Versailles in 1658. You're nobility of the blood. You know the King. What drugs, drinks, or other ways of getting totally fucked up are available to you? How often could you partake before people started to Have A Problem with it? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Is it better to have many individual weeks off the booze, or fewer months?

I drink a lot. Not every day, but when I do drink I drink a lot. I have done for a long time. I have periodic abstinences of a week, two weeks, sometimes a month. What's better? Long breaks, or more frequent short ones? If I'm going to have (say) 1/4 of the year off, is it better to try for 3 dry months in a row, or 3 dry months spaced out across the year, or 13 dry weeks? Note: this is not a question about stopping for good. This is a question about what's better for my health in terms of periodic abstinence. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 19, 2009 - 19 answers

Why do I get so angry when I drink?

Why do I get so angry when I drink? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2009 - 46 answers

Do I really need to brush my teeth again after a little bit of Scotch?

I like to sip a little bit of Scotch before going to bed, spending a few quiet minutes with a single malt, my browser, and some good music. I usually do this after brushing my teeth, and I really, really dislike going back to brush my teeth again before going to bed (it totally kills the pleasant pre-sleep buzz). I'm not sure how much sugar is in Scotch, but is this practice likely to lead to cavities over the long term?
posted by zachawry on Sep 13, 2009 - 22 answers

Was there something in my drink?

Is it possible that something was put in my drink? If so, what? [more inside]
posted by emilyd22222 on Sep 12, 2009 - 42 answers

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