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OJ & Guinness?

JenInTosa Mar 23, 2009 09:26 AM

I saw a guy drinking an OJ and Guinness at a bar on Sunday early afternoon. Is this a "common" drink? What would one even call this? I can't imagine it would taste very good! Any thoughts?

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  1. TroyTempest RE: JenInTosa Mar 23, 2009 09:33 AM

    I've never had it, but I have had shandys made with Guiness and limeade (half of each), and they are excellent on a hot day.

    1. Josh RE: JenInTosa Mar 23, 2009 10:01 AM

      I'd call it a train-wreck.

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        Jim Dorsch RE: Josh Mar 23, 2009 12:22 PM

        A google search reveals several mentions, incredibly. I will stick with your assessment.

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          The Professor RE: Josh Mar 24, 2009 08:10 AM

          train wreck???... it sounds more like a crime against nature.

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            kubasd RE: The Professor Apr 14, 2009 11:24 AM

            Sounds disgusting.... but then i have seen someone (regularly) drink guiness with bloody mary mix, kind of like a red eye i guess...

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              Kinnexa RE: kubasd May 19, 2009 10:57 PM

              YECCH! --Purely my opinion, of course. I like Guinness and I like orange juice, but not at the same time.

        2. BeefeaterGin RE: JenInTosa May 20, 2009 04:13 AM

          Guinness and OJ in the same glass?? I had to double take your post for a minute. But after having done some research there is actually a name for this. its called WASP STING!! The following is from the guinness collectors club:

          "Guinness mixed with orange juice (preferably freshly-squeezed and chilled). So called because the colours of Guinness and orange juice are the same as a wasp's. Incidentally, black and yellow are danger signals in nature, and after tasting this drink we can understand why...."

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            pdavis7465 RE: JenInTosa Mar 11, 2014 01:29 PM

            I found one! at the Runcible spoon. Called the O' Neill! I hope you're still alive to read this...

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              TombstoneShadow RE: JenInTosa Mar 12, 2014 12:07 AM

              Visit Russia sometime and try these delicious mixed drinks:

              Vodka and coca-cola OR

              Vodka and sweet tea

              I can't off the bat see the guiness and OJ ... BUT there are any number great "sweet stouts", so from one angle basically the OJ is just sweetening up the dry guiness stout I think.

              1. Tripeler RE: JenInTosa Mar 12, 2014 01:09 AM

                I like Guinness with a scoop of vanilla ice cream plopped into it, so as disgusting as G & OJ sounds I certainly owe it a try. It couldn't be any worse than the Red Wine + Coca-Cola my daughter tells me is popular with young people in Spain.

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                  INDIANRIVERFL RE: JenInTosa Mar 12, 2014 02:07 AM

                  Try the Scotch and OJ that is seen being drunk by our pink visitors at the resorts in the morning.

                  1. Insidious Rex RE: JenInTosa Mar 12, 2014 10:05 AM

                    well if you can do Guinness and cider why not Guinness and OJ?

                    1. southernitalian RE: JenInTosa Mar 12, 2014 10:09 AM

                      I first had Guiness in Ireland. It's very common for women to drink it with a shot of Cointreau in it, so similar taste combination.

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