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Shirley Temple in a Bottle

Where can I find Boylan's Shirley Temple soda or Batch Craft's Shirley Temple soda locally near San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by aloysius on the mixing boards on Apr 20, 2014 - 3 answers

And the sailors say, "Brandy, you're a fine girl..."

Can you recommend ways for me to use up this brandy? [more inside]
posted by Dr. Wu on Oct 26, 2013 - 19 answers

I need a new dru-- er, beverage. One that won't make me sick.

I really enjoy Coke. (Yes, the soda.) I need a sugar-free or lower-sugar alternative beverage to drink at work. It's for dental reasons, not diet. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by supercres on Jul 29, 2013 - 55 answers

I'd like a cold beverage by my bedside in the middle of the night.

I wake up in the middle of the night thirsty occasionally. I like my beverage cold. I don't want to have to stumble to the kitchen for satisfaction. Is there a single bottle or can cooler that will suit my need? Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by Fortnight Bender on Apr 28, 2013 - 25 answers

Like a caramel apple in a can.

The first night I was in Japan on vacation, I got a drink out of a vending machine that was a combination of apple juice and condensed milk. It was surprisingly good, and while I looked for another can throughout our stay in Japan, I never saw that combination again. What did I drink, and how can I get some in America?
posted by eschatfische on Nov 10, 2012 - 13 answers

Low-priced drink not such a good deal afterall

What ingredient is it in Sobe drinks that consistently gives me diarrhea? [maybe not NSFW, but a bit graphic] [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 29, 2012 - 9 answers

Tap that.

How to make a (non-beer) tap? [more inside]
posted by furnace.heart on Jun 1, 2012 - 8 answers

Pimp my lemonade

Best non-alcoholic ingredients to add to lemonade to make it extra-delicious? [more inside]
posted by np312 on Apr 16, 2012 - 55 answers

How do I overcome the limitations of my upbringing and make Ayran palatable?

How do I make Ayran drinkable? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Apr 11, 2012 - 15 answers

Mmmm, tonic water my favorite.

I like the taste of tonic water, but don't like all the sugar and carbonation. What else can I try? [more inside]
posted by zinon on Jan 6, 2012 - 19 answers

Help me identify this sweet drink made from dissolving an orange solid!

What was this home-made drink I drank in the 90s? It was made from dissolving a powdery orange 'rock'! [more inside]
posted by cuculine on Dec 10, 2011 - 9 answers

TervisTumblerFilter

I have a 20-oz Starbucks Tervis tumbler. I want to replace the lid/straw with a "travel lid" since I'm trying to go straw-free. I see travel lids for the 24 oz. Tervis tumblers and I wonder if the 24 oz. lid would fit. Anyone got the 24 oz tumbler? What's the lid diameter/circumference (my cup diameter is ~9.5 cm)? Anyone else find another lid for the special-snowflake Starbucks 20 oz. tumbler?
posted by answergrape on Feb 22, 2011 - 5 answers

Why do people put pepper in beer

Anybody know why old-timers put black pepper in their beer? Mainly see it in 70+ war vets, but I suppose the question could apply to anybody.
posted by Raichle on Nov 17, 2010 - 13 answers

Rum Punch Recipe or Ingredients from an Excursion in the Bahamas

Need a recipe or ingredients for a creamy-tasting rum punch my wife and I enjoyed while on a snorkeling excursion in Nassau, Bahamas. [more inside]
posted by purefusion on Oct 17, 2010 - 8 answers

How can I make restaurant-style Thai iced tea?

I need your help making Thai iced tea like that served in Thai restaurants! Can you help? [more inside]
posted by karizma on Jul 26, 2010 - 15 answers

Granny's Glasses...wine glasses, that is

Can you identify these wine (water? sherry? liqueur?) glasses? Pics 1, 2, 3, 4. They are from before 1960 and feature an etched design and, oddly, rose pink bases. Bonus question: what beverages are the different sizes/shapes meant to contain? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Mar 28, 2010 - 16 answers

O So Clearly Canadian

Where can I buy Clearly Canadian in NYC? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Mar 25, 2010 - 9 answers

Wine needed for arts event. Free is best.

I've been tasked with securing in-kind beverage donations / beverage sponsorship for an event at a music & dance education non-profit, and I'm failing pretty badly. I lack useful contacts in the beer/wine/liquor industry, and I lack knowledge of what companies generally support small arts nonprofits in this fashion. As an added bonus, our organization is fairly new. Please give me advice on how to not suck at this... [more inside]
posted by soleiluna on Jan 14, 2010 - 17 answers

The gateway drug.

Help me get my caffeine. [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Oct 7, 2009 - 32 answers

No Sugar, No Caffeine Nowhere to be found.

Where can I find sugar and caffeine free fountain drinks? [more inside]
posted by Jezztek on Jul 24, 2009 - 37 answers

Margarita etiquette

Is there a proper etiquette for drinking a salt-rimmed margarita - especially when served with a straw? Am I doin it rong? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Jun 1, 2009 - 48 answers

Root Beer!

We're makin' root beer! (Help?) [more inside]
posted by serazin on Mar 13, 2009 - 17 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

Club-Mate in Los Angeles?

Where can I buy Club-Mate in Los Angeles? So far I have called the Alpine Village Market and Galco's Soda Pop Stop, and signed up for the newsletter at club-mate.us. No Club-Mate yet. Help?
posted by thedaniel on Dec 27, 2008 - 2 answers

How do I get this drink on the shelves

How do I help my mom sell her iced tea in stores? [more inside]
posted by Scientifik on Dec 1, 2008 - 3 answers

Replace my Samael coffee cup

Back in the 90s, Century Media made a lot of 1,000 (if I remember correctly) black Samael coffee cups showing (if I remember correctly) both the moon from the cover of Passage and the yin/yang design from Rebellion. It was my favorite coffee cup ever, and somebody swiped mine. Anyone got any idea where I can find another? There must still be some out there somewhere!
posted by Wolfdog on Nov 14, 2008 - 2 answers

tead off

I started with Earl Grey, and drank it for years with milk, until I tried better quality teas and gave up the milk. Then oolong, which was too weak and subtle for me. Now I've moved on to Lapsang Souchong and a malty golden-tipped Guangxi black called Golden Downy. I like strong teas, with no herbal additives; can anyone suggest other teas as strong as the Lapsang, smoky or not? [more inside]
posted by luriete on Nov 12, 2008 - 30 answers

Moving, and have 3 urgent questions, so anyway, about Pinot Grigio

SO setting the more pressing questions aside, I'm having an evening of wine and conversation with my former educational director and always friend...Wine is the libation of choice... [more inside]
posted by dawson on Jun 29, 2008 - 13 answers

Flavored iced tea suggestions?

Iced tea is my main summertime beverage. I usually drink it completely plain. I am not a fan of "sweet tea," but I'd like to experiment with adding different flavors, the more unusual the better. Any suggestions?
posted by amyms on Jun 25, 2008 - 30 answers

Why does ginger ale get no respect?

I was drinking a tasty ginger ale today and wondering why it's so uncommon. Although you can find it in virtually any store in the USA, it's seldom available in gas stations and almost never in restaurants. Yet it's very popular on airplanes. Why is that?
posted by tomwheeler on Dec 17, 2007 - 30 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

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

What and where are the best beverages in the world?

Gadling has a post on the Top 8 Beverages in the World. 1. I have not had any of these, where can I find them in NYC? 2. Additional beverage suggestions are certainly welcome for the sake of everyone.
posted by Stan Chin on Jul 26, 2007 - 21 answers

The reverse-Goldilocks phenomenon

Why do people seem to prefer food that's very cold or very hot to food that's more of a medium temperature? [more inside]
posted by Jaltcoh on May 25, 2007 - 21 answers

Good diet-friendly caffeinated drinks?

Any good diet-friendly caffeinated beverages out there? Looking for something convenient, cheap, and low/no-cal/sugar. [more inside]
posted by sprocket87 on Jan 9, 2007 - 53 answers

Finding and shipping Hendrick's Gin online

BoozeFilter: Google-Fu failing me. Where can I purchase a bottle of Hendrick's Gin online and have it shipped to Washington state? [more inside]
posted by frogan on Jan 8, 2007 - 15 answers

"Keep ancient lands, your storied juice!" cries he!

Innovative juice ideas/recipes? [more inside]
posted by blue_beetle on Jan 3, 2007 - 13 answers

Please to identify this childhood drink I had in HK.

Please to identify this childhood drink I had in HK. [more inside]
posted by Sallysings on Oct 6, 2006 - 12 answers

A delicate Yorkshire Riesling, robust Canadian Cabernet?

A delicate Yorkshire Riesling, robust Canadian Cabernet? If global warming raises temperatures, an often mentioned consequence is the growing of wine grapes in the far North (for example the article in Slate today). Does this really follow? [more inside]
posted by grahamwell on Sep 22, 2006 - 13 answers

Does the sugar in the drink facilitate a rise in the amount of bacteria?

Asking for a friend: Is "stale" Gatorade .. or any sugar based drink okay to drink? [more inside]
posted by wannabehippie on Aug 21, 2006 - 24 answers

Bayou's booze: Help me choose

What's a creative liquor or other alcoholic beverage to bring to a "Cajun/Creole" dinner party? [more inside]
posted by staggernation on May 26, 2006 - 19 answers

Sugar-cane Coca Cola in NYC?

Where can I buy sugar-cane Coca Cola (or comparable colas) in New York City? I went to Italy last year and was able to enjoy Coke sweetened with sugar cane instead of the awful high-fructose corn syrup glop, and I have been dreaming about the stuff every since. [more inside]
posted by gentle on Feb 20, 2006 - 35 answers

How to make an Orange Freeze?

Anyone know how to replicate an Orange Freeze? I grew up in St. Louis, and I became addicted to the Orange Freeze from the Steak 'n Shake chain at young age. I live in Denver now, and the nearest Steak 'n Shake is in the middle of Kansas. [more inside]
posted by jzb on Oct 16, 2005 - 12 answers

What makes for a good tisane?

TeaFilter: Recently my wife tried an herbal tea and much to her and my surprise, she liked it. It was just a cheap bag, and so now I'm interested in finding some better stuff. What are some good tisanes to try? Where should I get it? What's the necessary equipment for a truly great brew? I should mention that I'm primarily interested in tisanes (herb tea), not traditional leaf teas. Thanks for understanding. [more inside]
posted by terceiro on Mar 8, 2005 - 18 answers

What's Your Lunch/Dinner Beverage That Isn't Soda?

What do you drink with your lunch/dinner? I'm trying to cut Pepsi out of my life (again) and serving dinner with water seems too bland.
posted by unsupervised on Feb 9, 2005 - 83 answers

Trying to find a copy of the Wine Handbook 2004.

I am trying to track down a used copy of the Wine Handbook 2004. It is distributed by the Adams Beverage Group, and I cannot find a copy on Ebay, in my local library or even the Library of Congress. Can anyone help me?
posted by Irontom on Dec 7, 2004 - 4 answers

Help identifying an empty German flask I found?

I'd like some help identifying an empty flask I found in a drawer.
It's from Germany, and bears the inscription "Herrenberger Blutwurzelansatz / Weinhaus Gläßer / Brennerei Herrenberg / Deutsches Erzeugnis".
The bottle is at least 10-12 years old, and doesn't mention any overseas distributor. Could it have held an herbal wine, or a liqueur?
posted by Smart Dalek on Jan 12, 2004 - 6 answers

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