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TheCurricane Aug 2, 2010 10:06 PM

1 oz Sloe Gin
1 oz Southern Comfort
1 oz Añejo Tequila
1 oz Dark Rum
1 oz Clear Curaçao
lemonade

Pour the liquors directly into a collin's glass with ice, stir them, then fill with lemonade. Garnish with lime wedge or wheel.

I'm thinking it could be some variation on a Long Island, which is cool since it arose from some of my favorite liquors.

Any thoughts?

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  1. JK Grence the Cosmic Jester RE: TheCurricane Aug 2, 2010 10:42 PM

    I dub it the Hangover, because you're sure as hell going to have one with a mix of stuff like that.

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      ultramagnetic RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 12:27 AM

      The "Haphazard Combination of a Bunch of Booze and Lemonade that is Horribly Sweet and Strong"

      1. Tripeler RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 12:38 AM

        Why not just call it

        The Curricane?

        1. StriperGuy RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 02:03 AM

          Seriously?

          Call it start over again with less crappy booze. Sloe gin AND Southern Comfort.

          Seriously?

          Rum and Tequila also do NOT mix.

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          1. re: StriperGuy
            EvergreenDan RE: StriperGuy Aug 3, 2010 08:48 AM

            Ironically, I had someone over on Sunday who asked for a LI Iced Tea. I had to google, but by using quality ingredients (e.g. Cointreau, Hornitos, W&N, plus fresh citrus and skipping the cola, it wasn't bad.

            Then he asked (I was surprised he could still talk) for an Alabama Slammer. Googled again. No Southern Comfort in the house of course, but fresh orange juice, Luxardo Amaretto, Plymouth Sloe Gin and Jim Beam. I'm not a huge Almond fan, but it wasn't bad at all.

            I'm guessing that the above poster is starting to explore new cocktail flavors. Having tasted those two surprisingly not bad cocktails over the weekend, maybe it isn't as much of a train wreck as it sounds. I don't care for sweet, so it sounds like it needs acid, and I'm guessing that Southern Comfort is just as bad as I remember from my teenage years, and yeah it's no Manhattan, but gee...

            I've successfully mixed Cachaca and Tequila as well as Cachaca and Rum. Does the transitive law of arithmetic apply to booze?

            If you haven't tried Plymouth Sloe Gin, you should. It is complex and somewhat bitter. It is sweet and needs acid to balance it, but it's a very interesting ingredient. If you like Chartreuse, try this: http://www.kindredcocktails.com/cockt...

            As for a name, how about Long Fingernail Iced Tea? ;-)

            1. re: EvergreenDan
              StriperGuy RE: EvergreenDan Aug 3, 2010 11:47 AM

              Cachaca and tequila I can see. It is the molasses with the tequila that just go yuck for me. I like good sloe gin.

          2. bushwickgirl RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 02:44 AM

            Bartender's Abomination.

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              writingallthetime RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 04:50 AM

              Moctezuma's Mistress

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              1. re: writingallthetime
                StriperGuy RE: writingallthetime Aug 3, 2010 06:26 AM

                I think you win. Moctezuma's Mistress it is.

                Just to make sure, maybe you include some fruit that have been macerated/innoculated with Salmonella to get the full effect.

              2. JMF RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 07:46 AM

                How about,Naacreea? Never attempt another cocktail recipe ever, ever, again.

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                  TheCurricane RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 07:50 AM

                  I'm well aware that this drink is definitely not right for everyone. It's quite a roller coaster for your tastebuds (and maybe stomach hehe), which may or may not be a good thing. It's advisable that you only have one, but it's not a sit and sip for hours drink.

                  1. yarm RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 07:51 AM

                    The Lost Weekend.

                    1. davis_sq_pro RE: TheCurricane Aug 3, 2010 12:23 PM

                      How about "Don't Taze Me Bro!"

                      ...which is what's going to happen after you drink a couple of those and then decide to start a fight with the bouncer.

                      1. invinotheresverde RE: TheCurricane Aug 4, 2010 11:33 AM

                        I'd call it:
                        All the Booze I Could Steal from my Parents' Liquor Cabinet, Topped off with Lemonade

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                        1. re: invinotheresverde
                          yarm RE: invinotheresverde Aug 5, 2010 06:49 AM

                          If only my parents were cool enough to stock añejo tequila in their liquor cabinet. But drowning a spirit aged that long in multiple other ingredients does seem like what you described.

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