I drank a lot of beer tonight on Christmas eve. Maybe too much?
Gonna sleep soon
I had eggnog for the first time over the weekend. It smells disgusting (reminded me of creamy tequila in the worst way) but tasted amazing! It was even good in coffee. I was a little worried the heat of the coffee would make the raw egg Cook but not at all.
That's a really fun pdf, I'd love to see a more modern version because I only recognize maybe half those references, and I've seen even less.
My favorite cocktails to make at the moment are a Manhattan and a Negroni.
I'm not much of a coffee drinker, and all I usually make for tea is plain green tea.
I've been enjoying making cocktails recently since I bought some stuff for it but I have to agree that beer is just the best. A true friend of a beverage.
Beer is to me what soda is to many other people. It's sad how few places there are you can just drink it causally with your meal or for thirst, and where you can it's often way marked up or closely scrutinized. It's not like a single beer or a glass of wine is enough to impair most people.
I think this now, but when I first drank beer, I remember not liking it much. I think I prefer hard liquor diluted in hot water, but it's hard/more expensive to buy in smaller quantities to drink that way.
I'm definitely going to buy some really malty beer today. Still on vacation for another week… Wanna get a huuuuge bottle of something I haven't tried. Or default to more Chimay like usual.>>10137
I should really get a blender. Smoothies are very expensive premade, but with a blender, I'd drown in that stuff.
I checked, they don't have it here. Shame. They have the red Liefmans Kriek Brut, but that seems to be the only one. Booo.
again, having another pour of the whisky. Much better now, guessing that pouring the instant after opening was the issue. Still a very unique taste though. If I really think about it I can see the red wine influence, but if I'm just free floating my thoughts turn more towards a rustic whisky version of campari.
>>10396>Paulaner Münchner Hell
What did you think of the Paulaner? I grew up on these Bavarian beers when my dad used to live there, they're my absolute favourite. In Germany you can buy them for almost nothing and every single brand tastes good.
I've noticed Paulaner is becoming more and more available here, although it does taste a lil' different to German Paulaner. I think its a slightly altered export version.
Maybe I'll pick up the Tamnavulin red wine cask if I see some, it sounds good.
It actually took be by surprise how it had this round sour body to it. Not a bad thing mind you, I like kriek lambics, just never came across a lager that was more sour than bitter in character before. Only bought the one since I didn't know what to expect, will have to get a few more to get to know it better, try it less cold. IMO you don't really know a beer if you haven't had it both cold and lukewarm.
I bought fancy vermouth instead of the cheap stuff for once and it does make a great manhattan
I bought myself a bottle of Moscato, Cienna and Riesling. I'll probably drink the Cienna first tonight.
These maids have surprisingly good trigger discipline, except the grumpy one in the middle…
Are we all agreed that shotgun maid is best girl
I dunno I'm kinda partial to MP7 maid
I see two shotgun maids. Are you talking about the one with the Team Fortress 2 shotgun, or the one with the Half Life shotgun?
Wait a minute, this is supposed to be a drink thread. I uhh had some iced tea earlier.
Oops, TF2 shotgun. I drank chocolate milk.
Did you buy it that way or break out the Hershey syrup?
Bought it like that, I haven't heard of chocolate syrup before. Is it good?
>>10763>Is it good?
Genuinely I'm not sure since I haven't had it since I was a kid. But to make chocolate milk we would just squirt an amount of it into normal milk and stir until it dissolves.
Even when using what feels like a ridiculously large amount of syrup, the chocolate flavor isn't nearly as strong as the store-bought stuff. That's not necessarily a bad thing though, some people prefer that. My grandmother actually used to drink store-bought chocolate milk mixed with regular milk because she thought the chocolate milk was just too saturated with chocolate.
Dang you have a cool work
I've been drinking quite a bit today (at probably over 10 drinks) and I am afraid of this last tall "Champagen of Beer". I think I will drink it anyway.
I am become dead now thank you
I had three bottles of a nice sake, I only like nigori.
I have a drinking problem. Tonight I had 2 24oz "Truly Hard Seltzer", 1 19.2oz random orange cider, and 2 PBR 24oz cans. I still wanna drink more and I have never felt so lonely.
Please be nicer to your body-chan, one day it might get very upset with you if you drink so much…
Water; 80% of the time.
Making the journey to the alcohol shop tomorrow again to restock the cache, having a hard time deciding on what to get.
Never had pastis before, so quite curious about a bottle of that. Only have budget for one bottle more, and being pulled between either whisky cause that's nice, gin because the local alc. store finally got in plymouth which I've been curious to try because I've seen good reviews of it and I like gin… But also have a hunch that pastis and gin might be of slightly the same territory as pastis tastewise. Then also have a craving for some Gammel Dansk (danish bitter snaps) which is really good in coffee. But again, it almost has some almost liquorice character in it, and pastis has anise tones, again with the territory problem.
Maybe writing that out help me figure, feel like I should go for whisky & gin, and then the bitter snaps has half size bottles available so it's still within budget. And then I can postpone trying out pastis until there is hotter weather and some good company to enjoy it with as well. Though there is another domestic bitter snaps I want to try too… I am not good at making decisions. ;_;
Excuse the triple, but figure the tasting notes is the most important part. Didn't notice until I was looking at the bottle that the whisky is 46% rather than the usual 40% almost all spirits available here are. Surprisingly smooth and round though in spite of that. Almost as if someone had dissolved fudge in spirits. Very gentle and almost muted. I did taste it right after opening, so hope it opens up a bit with some time.
The pastis was interesting. Essentially like drinking slightly floral liquid liquorice. Not sure it's my type of thing, but I didn't dislike it. Think it would do well under certain circumstances. Slightly annoyed at it though because even now a full day later with having the window open, my room still smells like pastis/liquorice. I don't understand how it can cling to the air so much, from just a single pour.