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100 drinks to try before you die

JohnE O Sep 4, 2009 12:55 PM

So says an outfit called "the Anvil":

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3448/3...

I would note the disclaimer of "for better or worse".

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    saacnmama Sep 4, 2009 01:10 PM

    "For better or worse"? What's that all about? I want to drink my beverage, not marry it.

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    1. re: saacnmama
      JohnE O Sep 4, 2009 02:20 PM

      There are some you drink because they're good (for better) and some because of their bad reputation. Think Hairy Buffalo or Everclear.

    2. linguafood Sep 4, 2009 02:28 PM

      Wha? No Hendrick's Martini on that list? Feh.

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        white light Sep 4, 2009 03:00 PM

        Seems to be like they were trying to avoid naming specific brands of spirits (aside from one of kind items such as Pimms, Campari, etc.) -- probably due to advertising issues.

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          linguafood Sep 5, 2009 07:32 AM

          That still won't make me ever drink a "pink lady".

      2. yarm Sep 12, 2009 05:27 PM

        I'm trying to work through the list before the calendar year is up. 23 more to go with some of the drinks posted on the blog (link below). A few will be challenging like the Dulchin which requires dry apricot brandy (Polish style, not eau de vie or the liqueur style), but it should be a worthy exercise.

        http://cocktailvirgin.blogspot.com/

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          sourcandy Sep 14, 2009 09:03 AM

          I found it interesting that they specify French vermouth for a martini. Anybody else ever heard this?

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            big o Sep 14, 2009 10:02 AM

            It's basically just another way to say dry vermouth. "Italian" would be sweet.

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