For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple!

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2012/12/24 11:34:04 (permalink)

For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple!

Here's an excellent website:
 
Bum Wines
 

 
And here's another website with useful info:
 
Modern Drunkard's Malt Liquor Taste Test
 

 

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    CCinNJ
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 11:41:09 (permalink)
    Don't throw away those paper bags!

    It's a Roadfood top-shelf open bar Christmas party!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 11:48:11 (permalink)
    Who drank the Colt 45?
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 12:04:47 (permalink)
    I recall a very early home brew beer judging, in Houston, Tx.  It must have been around 1990.   It was all serious, everyone trying to get it right.   When we got to the malt liquor category, a suggestion was made that we put the samples in brown bags, and go outside and lean up against the dumpster, to test for authenticity.  I don't remember who won the ribbon, but it was one of the most memorable beer judgings I ever attended.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 13:07:01 (permalink)
    CCinNJ

    Who drank the Colt 45?

    I did--not often, but it was around the same time I drank PBR. " />
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 13:31:43 (permalink)
    The only one I see there that I actually participated in was the Boone's farm - back in high school living in a dry county with the nearest liquor store being 50 miles away any kind of beer or Boone's Farm was something special.  Strawberry Hill.
     
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 13:38:02 (permalink)
    OMG Thunderbird I haven't seen that since the 60's
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 14:53:26 (permalink)
    It wouldn't be a proper party without a big ol' billboard of Billy Dee Williams...
     
                                       
     
     
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 15:43:49 (permalink)
    I used to enjoy Boone's Farm Wild Mountain Grape which I don't think think they make anymore, this was 1970's. I liked it real real cold so I had a pewter mug and would fill it with ice. That was class!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 15:46:53 (permalink)
    I'm about to fill all the crystal candy dishes...with Advil 2-packs.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 16:11:56 (permalink)
    I remember drinking Boone's Farm Apple Wine, many, many years ago 
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 16:22:46 (permalink)
    How about a champipple?
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 19:43:55 (permalink)
    I was working and had a decent job.
    Yet I wasn't 'exactly' of age.
    So, I remember having my older friends get me wine ... all my friends said "get me some Boone's Farm" ... so I sad "mee too"
    Remember, I had a job ... so I had more than $1.90 to spend ... SO, IMAGINE my outrage/surprise when, when I was finally of age myself, I found out there WERE OTHER OPTIONS ... :-)
     
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 19:44:19 (permalink)
    Where is the MAXIMUS SUPER beer ???
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 20:32:29 (permalink)
    St. Ides Baby! You'll get there...for $1.99.

    I was gonna make a joke about airplane bottles...but I love them.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/24 21:02:31 (permalink)
    Boone's Farm Country Quencher in the gravel pits outside of Ellsworth....oh yea...
    post edited by Wintahaba - 2012/12/25 08:40:57
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 03:42:54 (permalink)
    Boones Farm??????????? LOL!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 08:19:20 (permalink)
    Boone's Farm Tickle Pink.  Fruit punch wine!
     
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 12:48:14 (permalink)
    Almost time to roll dice!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 13:33:01 (permalink)
    Here's one for tipplers with more discriminating taste:
     

     

     
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 13:43:06 (permalink)
    Poverty Pete

    I recall a very early home brew beer judging, in Houston, Tx.  It must have been around 1990.   It was all serious, everyone trying to get it right.   When we got to the malt liquor category, a suggestion was made that we put the samples in brown bags, and go outside and lean up against the dumpster, to test for authenticity.  I don't remember who won the ribbon, but it was one of the most memorable beer judgings I ever attended.

    I homebrew and have made malt liquor before, it turned out just okay. It's bottom fermented like a lager, and has a BOAT load of fermentable sugars in it of course, that's why it's alcohol content is higher. It amazed me with the difference between starting gravity and finished gravity!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/25 13:44:55 (permalink)
    ChrisOC

    I remember drinking Boone's Farm Apple Wine, many, many years ago 

    Yep, I'd have my brother get me a bottle for $1.04 with NY state tax, drink it, then sneak into the high school dance because I used the money to buy the wine!!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/28 11:03:49 (permalink)
    Here's an ad beer lovers should appreciate:
     

     

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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/28 16:26:24 (permalink)
    People who love to drink beer?

    Does anyone really love beer?
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/28 16:59:57 (permalink)
    What? No muscatel?
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/28 22:28:53 (permalink)
    It does seem there were dozens of the "wino" brands around. I remember in the late 60's hanging around downtown LA where were there dozens of flophouses, and liquor stores and thousands of drunks literally passed out on the streets. Seems like every big city had an area like that.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/29 18:02:07 (permalink)
    CCinNJ

    Who drank the Colt 45?
    Colt 40s were popular on my dorm floor freshman year.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/29 18:31:03 (permalink)
    Works every time!
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/29 22:51:53 (permalink)
    Pink Catawba was my introduction to wine, circa 1969. Just thinking about it today gives me a headache. Then there was my brief infatuation (until the next morning) with MD 20/20 at the Kentucky Derby in 1971...
     
    Back in the mid 60's when I was a teenager, late at night I used to hear commercials for Jive 7 Wine on WNJR from Newark NJ. (Jive 7, with the taste from heaven!). A web search reveals nothing even remotely related.
     
    Man, would I love to hear that jingle again.
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    Re:For those of you who enjoy a Xmas libation or the occasional tipple! 2012/12/29 23:19:22 (permalink)
    Not a bum or jive wine...Manischewitz & 7-up was often served at my house...growing up.


    My Grandparents could not pronounce Manischewitz on a bet so maybe it was a popular drink in Newark with the same dilemma.. It will always be known as a jelly jar to me..
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