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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Timminz on Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:25 pm

notyou2 wrote:I just bought a bottle of the most expensive Patrone. I am currently in your country but quite far east of you. I am returning to Canada tomorrow with the bottle unless you get here first.


I don't suppose you and the bottle will be making it as far east as Halifax?
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby notyou2 on Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:50 pm

Timminz wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I just bought a bottle of the most expensive Patrone. I am currently in your country but quite far east of you. I am returning to Canada tomorrow with the bottle unless you get here first.


I don't suppose you and the bottle will be making it as far east as Halifax?


Nope. Come to No Funswick.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby notyou2 on Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:52 pm

Sackett58 wrote:Have a unlabeled bottle and not sure what it is. Poured a little in a tablespoon, lit it. Timed it for burn and realized it is some Croatian Slivovitz brought over by the cousins.


Do Serbians drink Croatian booze?
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Serbia on Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:55 pm

notyou2 wrote:
Sackett58 wrote:Have a unlabeled bottle and not sure what it is. Poured a little in a tablespoon, lit it. Timed it for burn and realized it is some Croatian Slivovitz brought over by the cousins.


Do Serbians drink Croatian booze?


Serbs drink all kinds of booze.
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Postby 2dimes on Tue Nov 13, 2012 8:20 pm

Fast posted.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:03 am

I just had a drink of southern comfort. Last time I had it was long ago. Interesting flavour.

I need some banana liqueur and Kalua.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby notyou2 on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:26 am

Half and half of cheap tequila and banana liqueur makes an electric monkey. The banana hides the cheap tequila very well.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:44 am

Hmm, I bet that would help me get rid of the vodka sitting on our counter. I don't know why people think vodka has no flavour. I can taste it and I'm not a fan.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby ManBungalow on Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:34 pm

Evil Semp wrote:I have a liter of Coca Cola.

litre*
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Chewie1 on Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:44 pm

notyou2 wrote:I just bought a bottle of the most expensive Patrone. I am currently in your country but quite far east of you. I am returning to Canada tomorrow with the bottle unless you get here first.



Your sharing it with non Dbcers :o :o I call Traitor
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:44 pm

ManBungalow wrote:
Evil Semp wrote:I have a liter of Coca Cola.

litre*


litra*

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Also, did someone say bananas?


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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Chewie1 on Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:47 pm

Bananna Liquor is wrong but surprisingly nice
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Postby Serbia on Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:57 pm

2dimes wrote:Hmm, I bet that would help me get rid of the vodka sitting on our counter. I don't know why people think vodka has no flavour. I can taste it and I'm not a fan.


I think vodka has flavor. If you don't like the taste, then you're drinking the wrong vodka. A good vodka is like anything else; it'll taste great, and be very smooth. A cheap vodka will be harsh and nasty. I love vodka.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:23 pm

I suppose I've only ever had cheap Vodka then.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Serbia on Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:30 pm

I feel for you. In an abstract way.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:31 pm

I had a Jack and Cola premixed from a can. It was ok mostly because it was mixed.

I'm having a nice glass of Connemara cask strength peated single malt. I have to say, allmost all my favorite booze is Irish. This stuff fits right in.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby notyou2 on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:21 pm

Try Greygoose vodka, it is a good quality vodka and reasonably priced. It's good out of the freezer just in a glass, no mix.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:24 pm

I wonder if the Irish make any Vodka?
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby notyou2 on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:26 pm

Probably, it is often made from potatoes. Any potatoes in Ireland?
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:31 pm

I don't know. Did they recover from the famine? It was a while ago, must be new taters these days.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby whitestazn88 on Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:27 am

I like svedka for low end vodkas. I don't know much stuff that is higher end than Grey Goose/Ciroc/Crystal Skull/Belvedere(arguably shouldn't even be considered high end by many people I know), and I'm not even sure if there are many that are higher end than that. Part of it seems to me that scotches and whatnot need to be aged, whereas I don't think I've EVER seen an aged vodka, and that improvement of flavor with age is probably what leads to differences in quality and taste.

Or maybe it's that people who drink vodka just don't give a shit about anything other than getting hammered, so they can't even fathom waiting to get to their alchy.

And then the last thing I'd add is that Vodka is the only alcohol that has various flavors, so I don't know how that plays into it, but there's probably something about vodka and how it's made that makes the highest quality it can attain less "fancy" than that of the other liquor types
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Postby Haggis_McMutton on Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:09 pm

2dimes wrote:Hmm, I bet that would help me get rid of the vodka sitting on our counter. I don't know why people think vodka has no flavour. I can taste it and I'm not a fan.


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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby Serbia on Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:50 am

I've had potato vodka before, but I think what I had came from Poland.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby tzor on Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:41 am

Sackett58 wrote:Have a unlabeled bottle and not sure what it is. Poured a little in a tablespoon, lit it. Timed it for burn and realized it is some Croatian Slivovitz brought over by the cousins.


I actually still have a couple of small unlabled bottles, but I belong to something called the "Whiskey Exporer's Club." So I drink the bottles go online and answer questions about it and make myself look foolish.

Oddly enough I generally tend to get the price range right most of the time.
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Re: Pass the Courvoisier

Postby tzor on Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:44 am

Serbia wrote:I've had potato vodka before, but I think what I had came from Poland.


I come from the little land of 'taters (Long Island) and our whiskey vodka (LiV) is a nice vodka. It's not processed to the point where the potato flavor vanishes.

They make good whiskey too.
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