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    Creating your own drinks at home

    I just came up with a new favorite

    8oz Apple Cider
    2 Shots [URL="http://www.becherovka.ws/"]Becherovka[/URL] (Czech clove liquor... found in m
    1/2 shot whiskey

    Serve over ice.

    Tastes like apple pie with cinnamon.

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    [QUOTE=Batmans A Scientist;3387833]I just came up with a new favorite

    8oz Apple Cider
    2 Shots [URL="http://www.becherovka.ws/"]Becherovka[/URL] (Czech clove liquor... found in m
    1/2 shot whiskey

    Serve over ice.

    Tastes like apple pie with cinnamon.[/QUOTE]

    That sounds amazing. Cloves and apple are a great marriage. A nice variation might be replacing the Becherovka with Tuaca, which has vanilla notes. Or, maybe just adding some Tuaca to what you have already concocted, as vanilla is awesome in apple pie. Salute, or [I]Na zdraví.[/I]

    [URL=http://img706.imageshack.us/i/tuacabottle1.jpg/][IMG]http://img706.imageshack.us/img706/5417/tuacabottle1.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

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    Beer drinker all the way, so the best I got is the
    Black & Tan:
    Half a glass of Bass Ale
    Half a glass of Guinness poured over a spoon

    other variations

    DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
    Guinness - Blue Moon

    BLACKTOP
    Beamish - Fat Tire Amber Ale

    HALF & HALF
    Guinness - Harp Lager

    PATRIOT
    Guinness - Sam Adams Lager

    SNAPPER
    Murphy's - Redhook ESB

    BOHEMIAN
    Beamish - Pilsner Urquell

    BLACK VELVET
    Guinness - Champagne

    BIG EASY
    Beamish - Abita Amber Lager

    SNAKEBITE
    Guinness - Hard Cider

    BUMBLE BEE
    Murphy's - Dundee Honey Lager

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    [QUOTE=Batmans A Scientist;3387833]I just came up with a new favorite

    8oz Apple Cider
    2 Shots [URL="http://www.becherovka.ws/"]Becherovka[/URL] (Czech clove liquor... found in m
    1/2 shot whiskey

    Serve over ice.

    Tastes like apple pie with cinnamon.[/QUOTE]
    Geez that sounds delicious.

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    One gluttonous St. Patrick's Day a few years back, I dropped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a pint of Guinness. An Irish Beer Float. It was actually pretty damn good.

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3387905]One gluttonous St. Patrick's Day a few years back, I dropped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a pint of Guinness. An Irish Beer Float. It was actually pretty damn good.[/QUOTE]

    That does sound good.

    BTW, Becherovka can be found at a lot of liquor stores in NYC (Astor Place Liquors for sure)... I can't recommend it high enough. I'm three in already. I'm just rooting against Texas tonight.

    ...and keep making this drink (and maybe Hot Chocolate and Whiskey)

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    I have a hot whiskey recipe. Perfect for winter conditions.

    A shot (or 2 :D) of whiskey
    boiling water
    lemon jucie
    cloves
    sugar

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    [QUOTE=Batmans A Scientist;3387921]That does sound good.

    BTW, Becherovka can be found at a lot of liquor stores in NYC (Astor Place Liquors for sure)... I can't recommend it high enough. I'm three in already. I'm just rooting against Texas tonight.

    ...a[B]nd keep making this drink (and maybe Hot Chocolate and Whiskey)[/B][/QUOTE]

    Back in the late 80s/early 90s when we shared a season ticket, my brother would always show up for cold weather games at the Meadowlands with a massive thermos of this stuff. Awesome.

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3387905]One gluttonous St. Patrick's Day a few years back, I dropped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a pint of Guinness. An Irish Beer Float. It was actually pretty damn good.[/QUOTE]

    I knew you young guys were good for something!:D

    I'm gonna try that. I love Guiness.

    Latley , I have been drinking Red Bull and Vodka if not, Dewars on the rocks.

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    Ah the mid-life crisis...........:D

    [QUOTE=southparkcpa;3387946]I knew you young guys were good for something!:D

    I'm gonna try that. I love Guiness.

    Latley , [B]I have been drinking Red Bull and Vodka [/B]if not, Dewars on the rocks.[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3387905]One gluttonous St. Patrick's Day a few years back, I dropped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a pint of Guinness. An Irish Beer Float. It was actually pretty damn good.[/QUOTE]

    :rockon: never thought I'd take advice on Guinness from an eye-talian but that does sound delicious. Thanks Paulie.

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    [QUOTE=NY_80;3387957]:rockon: never thought I'd take advice on Guinness from an eye-talian but that does sound delicious. Thanks Paulie.[/QUOTE]

    Irish car Bombs are tasty too...

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    [QUOTE=pauliec;3387905]One gluttonous St. Patrick's Day a few years back, I dropped a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a pint of Guinness. An Irish Beer Float. It was actually pretty damn good.[/QUOTE]


    ... must be just me ... sounds like you ruined 2 great things!! ...









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