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#4141 TheGreenOne

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 07:52 AM

L'Artisanale -- the best CO made in the last 90 years.

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:12 AM

I like beer

You mean a sparkling fermented malt martini?
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#4143 Absomphe

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:15 AM

Beer...

The martini that eats like a meal!

Yes, I'm Krinkles the Clown on an absinthe a beer bender.

You got a problem with that?


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Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:22 AM

Speaking of which, last night was my first Arrogant Bastard Ale. Dear lord, that's a massive beer! Has a wonderfully big, bitter, hoppy, malty punch to the face off the top, that I absolutely loved. The bitter as all hell finish was maybe just a bit too bitter for me, but through the glass I became adjusted to it. I'm really curious about their Double Bastard.

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:24 AM

I hate to be a victim of advertising but they do make it look tempting.
Double Bastards, indeed!

"You mean a sparkling fermented malt martini?" Mmmm, Malt Martini!

Edited by Theatre73, 15 November 2006 - 08:25 AM.


#4146 Pan Buh

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 08:48 AM

In the abstract the name "malt martini" is good for a chuckle. In reality, this country is so awash in beer that distilled beer spirits are easily available. Won't be wasting my vermouth on that.

Congrats Alan! :cheers:

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:15 AM

This morning I'm having coffee. More of the TJ's Wintry Blend. Yum.

Last night was a different story. I made my way through 4 of my new absinthes.

Eich--Liked it (See previous banter on how I can claim to :heart: something that has touches of BO and candle wax scents).

CLB--Love, love, love this one and I'm sure it will be tops on my list from here on out. This was my SO's favorite of the night.

1797--This one grew on me as I sipped it. The herbal quality and slight bitterness of the wormwood took me a while to get used to. But I'm happy to say that I finally figured out what wormwood tastes like. I could imagine this one being a real appetite stimulant with all of the herbs in there.

L'Artisanale--A religious experience. Oops, I forgot we aren't supposed to talk religion on here. :P Still, it's an accurate descriptor. The SO loved this one too.

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#4148 Stomp Brockmore

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:17 AM

How I wish I had those new absinthes....*cries*

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:27 AM

Speaking of which, last night was my first Arrogant Bastard Ale. Dear lord, that's a massive beer!

You should try a Dogfish Head 120 minute IPA then.
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#4150 Stomp Brockmore

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:32 AM

I know...it's just difficult to get my hands on. I love the 90 and the 60.

I've got a bottle of the Stone Ruination IPA sitting in my cabinet that I'm looking forward to. But I'd imagine even that doesn't get to the level of extremity that the 120 IPA does.

#4151 TrainerAZ

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 09:49 AM

Mmmmm, a maltini.

Don't forget the vermouth.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 10:23 AM

BS"D

(...) distilled beer spirits (...)


You mean whiskey?

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 10:45 AM

OK, here's a question for you. What's the earliest in the day that you have had a glass of absinthe? I'm only asking to assuage my own guilt. I decided to give the UE Rouge another go at around 11 o'clock this morning. :shifty:
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#4154 Martin Lake

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 10:49 AM

I think around 11 or so. I got a suprise in the mail one day and couldn't wait to give it a try.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 10:58 AM

Depends.

Is it early in the day if you've not been to bed yet?
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#4156 Alan Moss

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 10:58 AM

I'm only asking to assuage my own guilt. I decided to give the UE Rouge another go at around 11 o'clock this morning. :shifty:


Absolutely no need to feel guilty. 11:00 am is supposed to be the best time for tasting drinks: your taste buds are at their best then.

Now you just need to check whether this is 11:00 am local time or 11:00 am Europe time, meaning you could start a few hours earlier ...
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#4157 Gertz

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 11:27 AM

The Fete de l'Absinthe in Boveresse begins around 10 in the morning. When I've been there, I've been sipping right from the start.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 11:30 AM

I remember the old rule of thumb being "I never drink before noon." I always knew it was after midday somewhere in the world worth toasting to.

Now I can use 11 o'clock as a more dignified "best time to taste". Thanks Alan. :cheers:

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(...) distilled beer spirits (...)


You mean whiskey?

Hopped beer. No aging.

#4159 Gertz

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 11:37 AM

I never drink before noon. But occasionally 22 hours after.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 11:52 AM

6:30. The sunrise was beautiful.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:05 PM

OK, here's a question for you. What's the earliest in the day that you have had a glass of absinthe? I'm only asking to assuage my own guilt. I decided to give the UE Rouge another go at around 11 o'clock this morning. :shifty:


Hah! Lightweight. :harhar:

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:07 PM

Hip and back went out again, I would get up and pour a drink, if I could get up. :( Why do I have the strangest sense of deja vu as I am reading this thread? :P My BF loves vodka, and drinks it straight. He also does not call it a vodka martini. I just bought him a bottle of Alan's XO. I'm not giving it to him until the end of this month. It all tastes like vodka to me. I could go for a nice cold watertini right now. Shaken, not stirred. :devil:
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:20 PM

8 AM for me, on a morning when I actually went to bed. Once I had my last drink at 5 AM at one of the WS parties, if that counts.

I've had a number of glasses around 10 or 11, for just the reason Alan cites.

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:23 PM

When I lived in Mexico, we always had drinks with breakfast. In fact I think that is when I stopped drinking coffee all together. I used to go to a restaurant call "Aqui Es Con Flavio" and get a big fishbowl pina colada for breakfast, with a side of tequila and usually something to eat.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:35 PM

I have a small amount with a coffee chaser some mornigs (7:30 or so).

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 12:40 PM

I have a small amount with a coffee chaser some mornigs (7:30 or so).


Nothing wrong with that!
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 01:45 PM

Probably the earliest I was up drinking was when I went to Senior Week. We started the day with shots of Cuervo and Bacardi 151 around 8am, and then went out body surfing.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 01:54 PM

Probably the earliest I was up drinking was when I went to Senior Week. We started the day with shots of Cuervo and Bacardi 151 around 8am, and then went out body surfing.

Mardi Gras for me. Pick any year from 84-92. 6am

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Posted 15 November 2006 - 02:05 PM

A few times when my wife and I lived in Madrid, we went to some clubs that opened at 4:00 a.m., then went straight to class from there.
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Posted 15 November 2006 - 03:41 PM

On weekend mornings when Jess stays over, we get up and start drinking fruity drinks before breakfast. Sometimes I make fresh juice to mix with, sometimes I'm too lazy, and just pour mixers. This is where most of my Kallnacher Red goes. Maybe this weekend we'll be trying the Emile Rouge as an eye-opener.
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