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Tampico

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When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Thu, 11/7/13 6:39 PM (permalink)
I know you might think I am nuts but today in the Liquor Store I came upon a bottle of MD 20/20 Orange Jubilee. Been a few decades since i twisted the metal cap off a bottle of this fine Friday Night cheap libation. The Wife and I will kill the bottle tonight as we laugh about the times we were broke and Strawberry Hill and MD 20/20 were a good cheap happy buzz. I am sure it tasted better when we couldn't afford it but it still goes down pretty easy. Life was so much simpler then. Who knows where it will lead us.  Have a good evening.
 
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    Uncle Groucho

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    Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Thu, 11/7/13 7:18 PM (permalink)
    The last time I drank MD 20 20 was 1990 .
    I killed a bottle of Orange Jubilee , then I killed a bottle of Grape ? , I then vomited on my windshield , passenger seat , rear floor , drivers door , fell out of my car in parking lot at the Lions Club where they were selling X-Mas trees and passed out for a few hours until the Boy Scout leader who was selling the trees woke me up and took my keys and called me a cab. True story , not proud of it , would not recommend drinking it , never intended to drive, we just got out of the weather for a sip. I dont remember much after that.
     
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      ann peeples

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      Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Thu, 11/7/13 9:40 PM (permalink)
      1976.
       
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        Foodbme

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        Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 12:56 AM (permalink)
        I'm an Upscale Drinker-----Thunderbird!
        "What's the word? Thunderbird! 98 cents a quart!
         
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          tiki

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          Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 7:13 AM (permalink)
          Not long enough ago for that ---or---Red Mountain Vin Rose! $1.99 a GALLON!! i remember that they made them take the word "WINE" off the bottle---evidently there was more "other stuff" then grapes in it!
           
           
           
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            eruby

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            Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:27 AM (permalink)
            December 31st, 1986.
             
            We had a soda syphon so we poured in the 'wine', screwed on a CO2 cartridge, shook it up and viola, we had Sparkling Mad Dog.
             
            Vehhhhhhry sophisticated.
             
            Foodbme, you must be a bit older than I am, as the ditty to me was:
             
            What's the word?  Thunderbird.
            How's it sold?  Wrapped in gold.
            What's the price? A dollar, twice.
            What's onthe label? A great big eagle. 
             
             
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              ScreamingChicken

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              Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:35 AM (permalink)
              Tampico needs to post a reply so we know he's OK...
               
              I avoided beverages like MD 20/20 in my younger years; it was either beer or the hard stuff.  Beer because I liked it, and booze when it was necessary to pack a lot of punch in a smaller package (usually for concealment reasons).
               
              Perhaps someone will tie this thread to the Memphis/Arkansas bus tour...
              <message edited by ScreamingChicken on Fri, 11/8/13 8:36 AM>
               
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                Pancho

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                Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:46 AM (permalink)
                If I remember correctly (doubtful), I'd say in the late 60's. Back in my Navy days the brothers from Detroit and my buddy from San Francisco would have "cross-cultural" drinking and music parties on alternating Saturdays. These consisted Motown and T-Bird with the bros, and tequila and hash the next week, along with some Blue Cheer, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Moby Grape, et al. It was great and we all became brohers.
                   Just a note on those "fortified wines"...I think they should be banned. If you want an example just take a walk across the state line from Pine Ridge, SD into Whiteclay, NE. The roadside is littered with drunken native Americans and empty Wild Irish Rose bottles. Can't buy it on the rez, just walk across the line. *update
                http://www.motherjones.co...dge-liquor-prohibition
                http://www.omaha.com/arti..20130816/NEWS/130819272
                <message edited by Pancho on Fri, 11/8/13 8:55 AM>
                 
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                  ssi

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                  Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:47 AM (permalink)
                  1982 St Louis Cardinals World Series 7th game sitting in center field upper deck with my father.
                   
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                    MetroplexJim

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                    Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:58 AM (permalink)
                    Never.
                     
                    But, I did taste Boone's Farm once, circa 1965.
                     
                    When I was in college in NW PA (1965 - 1969) we were only a few hours away from NY where you could then buy booze at 18.  One road trip had us bringing back flavored vodkas - cherry, lime, etc.  After one night that began well and ended horribly most us us resolved to stick with beer! 
                     
                    That was a lesson hard learned - a man has to know what he's drinking.  Those flavored vodkas mixed with Coca-Cola went down like soda pop and we were way too far gone before we came to realize it.  OUCH!  My head and stomach still throb at that now nearly five decade-distant memory.
                     
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                      ChrisOC

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                      Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 9:00 AM (permalink)
                      I have had Thunderbird and Wild Irish Rose, but never MD 20/20.
                       
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                        edwmax

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                        Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 9:26 AM (permalink)
                        Never   ...
                        But as MetroplexJim said   ... Boone's Farm during the 70's ... girl friends liked it  ... (I think their previous cheap boyfriend got 'em on it and I didn't see the need to show them any better.)   
                        If I remember correctly Boone's Farm was 2 or 3 X's the price of MD2020.
                         
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                          Davebassman

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                          Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 9:46 AM (permalink)
                          Last tried 20/20 over 30 years ago. We used to mix it with ginger ale. First real "buzz" I ever had was from drinking "Ripple" @ 60 cents a quart. My favorite flavor was "Pagan Pink".....
                           
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                            hatteras04

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                            Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 9:50 AM (permalink)
                            Never. 
                             
                            For me it was always a "40" or two of Old English or Colt 45 if the funds were low.
                             
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                              brisketboy

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                              Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 10:25 AM (permalink)
                              Ripple will cripple. Park bench Horner park Chicago 1968.
                               
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                                Pancho

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                                Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 10:30 AM (permalink)
                                brisketboy


                                Ripple will cripple. Park bench Horner park Chicago 1968.
                                Hopefully both you guys left your "40" and Ripple in the bag for the righteous ghetto look.

                                 
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                                  Tampico

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                                  Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 10:57 AM (permalink)
                                  Uncle Groucho


                                  The last time I drank MD 20 20 was 1990 .
                                  I killed a bottle of Orange Jubilee , then I killed a bottle of Grape ? , I then vomited on my windshield , passenger seat , rear floor , drivers door , fell out of my car in parking lot at the Lions Club where they were selling X-Mas trees and passed out for a few hours until the Boy Scout leader who was selling the trees woke me up and took my keys and called me a cab. True story , not proud of it , would not recommend drinking it , never intended to drive, we just got out of the weather for a sip. I dont remember much after that.

                                   
                                  Great story! I think I was there.
                                   
                                  I survived last night however two of us killed only one bottle and we had a great time. It tasted better than I expected and went down very easy.
                                  <message edited by Tampico on Fri, 11/8/13 10:59 AM>
                                   
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                                    pineyhill

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                                    Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 10:58 AM (permalink)
                                    Never had MD 20/20, I was partial to TJ Swann "Mellow Days" & "Easy Night" or something like that.  Used to take it out when I foolishly went Ice fishing in my college days......
                                     
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                                      ann peeples

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                                      Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 11:07 AM (permalink)
                                      Ah, Ripple and Boones Farm-what memories!( Or not!)
                                       
                                       
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                                        MetroplexJim

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                                        Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 12:07 PM (permalink)
                                        ssi


                                        1982 St Louis Cardinals World Series 7th game sitting in center field upper deck with my father.


                                        Now that's a memory!
                                         
                                        And may I say (in Cardinal color):
                                         
                                        Welcome to Roadfood!!!
                                         
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                                          WarToad

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                                          Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 12:13 PM (permalink)
                                          Would have likely been 1988, last year of college.  I'd go down to the blood center on Friday afternoon and sell a pint of blood for $5.  Get my dixi cup of juice and cookie and walk to the (then state run) alcohol store for the evenings drink de jour. (I remember wanting to impress a girl once and stepped up for Blue Nun.     )
                                           
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                                            Phildelmar

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                                            Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 1:35 PM (permalink)
                                            Never
                                             
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                                              ScreamingChicken

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                                              Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 1:37 PM (permalink)
                                              Tampico


                                              I survived last night however two of us killed only one bottle and we had a great time.
                                              That's better than "one bottle killed the two of us"!
                                               
                                              WarToad


                                              Get my dixi cup of juice and cookie and walk to the (then state run) alcohol store for the evenings drink de jour.
                                              I think you might've mentioned it before, but it sounds like you went to school in Iowa.  Given how the state stores used to have knockoffs of name brands I shudder to think what the bargain version of 20/20 might've been.
                                              <message edited by ScreamingChicken on Fri, 11/8/13 1:41 PM>
                                               
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                                                WarToad

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                                                Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 1:43 PM (permalink)
                                                ScreamingChicken


                                                Who? Me?
                                                 

                                                 
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                                                  Michael Hoffman

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                                                  Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 1:56 PM (permalink)
                                                  I never heard of this stuff, but I looked it up and to my surprise I learned that it is made by Mogen David, hence the MD, which I gather from the comments here could never have stood for Medical Doctor.
                                                   
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                                                    Uncle Groucho

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                                                    Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 5:17 PM (permalink)
                                                    I am so glad  I wasnt the only fool here.
                                                     
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                                                      Michael Hoffman

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                                                      Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 5:29 PM (permalink)
                                                      Who you callin' a fool?
                                                       Oh, that must be me.
                                                       
                                                       
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                                                        Pancho

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                                                        Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 5:36 PM (permalink)
                                                        eruby


                                                        December 31st, 1986.

                                                        We had a soda syphon so we poured in the 'wine', screwed on a CO2 cartridge, shook it up and viola, we had Sparkling Mad Dog.

                                                        Vehhhhhhry sophisticated.

                                                        Foodbme, you must be a bit older than I am, as the ditty to me was:

                                                        What's the word?  Thunderbird.
                                                        How's it sold?  Wrapped in gold.
                                                        What's the price? A dollar, twice.
                                                        What's onthe label? A great big eagle. 

                                                        "unlike anything I've ever tasted".......
                                                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS45gE5Mlf8
                                                         
                                                        <message edited by Pancho on Fri, 11/8/13 5:39 PM>
                                                         
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                                                          Uncle Groucho

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                                                          Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 6:02 PM (permalink)
                                                          When I was growing up I was the " Poster Boy " for " Do as I say , not as I do. "
                                                           
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                                                            sonjaab

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                                                            Re:When was the last time you drank MD 20/20? Fri, 11/8/13 8:29 PM (permalink)
                                                            AHHH..................The daze of MD 20-20 and Boones Farm drinkin'!
                                                            We used to add a "gorilla biscuit" or a coupl o' hits of "windowpane" and the FUN would begin!  Memories..........
                                                            Its been YEARS!
                                                             
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