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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    For the price Jim Beam is a good go-to. They make Makers Mark as well. I still think they put a Maker Mark label and the fancy wax dip in the cork on their bottles filled with Jim Beam though. Conspiracy forum fodder.

    A doctor once told me to drink clear spirits as the tannin released into brown spirits is highly cancerous. Check into Vodka. It mixes well with almost anything. Please stay away from diet soda grapefruit mixers. Try San Peligrino sodas. Blood Orange, Orange and the like. Real sugar and made by Guidos in Italy. Real tonic water is a cheap substitute and will protect you from malaria.
    I'm sticking with the diet grapefruit, sorry. It's good.

    We have a batch of vodka (can't remember the brand, some middle shelf european vodka) and whole cut up pineapple that's sitting on the top of the fridge right now. We make that every now and then, it will be ready in a couple weeks.

    I'm told clear spirits equate to less hangover. So far the bourbon doesn't impact me the next morning regardless of how much I have although the whipmistress tells me my breath stinks more.

    Ah well...
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    Man-O-man/woman could we tpF member have a party. We would all be loving each other slobbering our apologies and signing Polka songs.
    If I won the lotto, I would fly all willing TPF members to a 3 day weekend all expenses paid, DRINKING CONTEST!

    Others may win the liquor contest, but I can drink mass quantities of beer, if others win the lotto I can take a few days off!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    Jim - I'd gladly buy you a round or two, as long as we don't talk politics.

    Are you one of those sentimental drunks, I'd be afraid you'd try to kiss me.
    Don't do things in the day that will keep you awake at night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    I'm sticking with the diet grapefruit, sorry. It's good.

    We have a batch of vodka (can't remember the brand, some middle shelf european vodka) and whole cut up pineapple that's sitting on the top of the fridge right now. We make that every now and then, it will be ready in a couple weeks.

    I'm told clear spirits equate to less hangover. So far the bourbon doesn't impact me the next morning regardless of how much I have although the whipmistress tells me my breath stinks more.

    Ah well...
    This is anecdotal but I have experienced it. I take an over the counter sleep aid (ala z-quill gel tabs) after a long night. Ill be damned if I awake completely sober and not hung over. Weird.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Jim View Post
    Are you one of those sentimental drunks, I'd be afraid you'd try to kiss me.
    Yes, I am. Happy drunk.

    Beats the alternative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doublejack View Post
    I like my Jameson .. trying to branch out.

    I have no choice on the beer thing though.. it's not my fault that a craft beer only bar opened up 3 minutes from my house.

    Menu changes daily, at least 3 porters/stouts at all times ... it's rough I tell ya.
    In my early 20's worked at a sports bar.

    When your shift was over, 2 free pints and half off, anything else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    This is anecdotal but I have experienced it. I take an over the counter sleep aid (ala z-quill gel tabs) after a long night. Ill be damned if I awake completely sober and not hung over. Weird.
    There was this stuff when I was way younger called Goodies Headache Powders. Worked great for hangovers, like the first 3 times. After that, nil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ Jim View Post
    Are you one of those sentimental drunks, I'd be afraid you'd try to kiss me.
    Kisses never did any man or woman harm. I would kiss the hell out of you if it would make you happier. I might even cut your grass and make new stay off my lawn signs for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by resister View Post
    In my early 20's worked at a sports bar.

    When your shift was over, 2 free pints and half off, anything else.
    Including waitresses?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmyz View Post
    Kisses never did any man or woman harm. I would kiss the hell out of you if it would make you happier. I might even cut your grass and make new stay off my lawn signs for you.
    In my younger drinking days I was called "the kissing bandit".
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