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Mar 16, 2011 07:45 AM

Do you have a favorite fruit juice?

I'll be the first to say it, I'm not big on juices.

I would rather eat my fruits than drink them.

But that said, if I am going to have juice, I think my favorite might be fresh squeezed apple. Has to be fresh squeezed.

I know OJ is popular, but I just can't stand OJ. I love oranges, tangerines, and all types of citrus fruits, but just don't like them in juice form.

What about you?

Do you have a favorite juice?

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  1. Just one? I like eating just the fruit too, but I don't mind fresh blood orange, guava and sugar cane (individually, not together).

    1. Grapefruit. Fresh squeezed is preferable, but I'm ok with it in a carton as well (usually straight from the carton, in fact). Red, most of the time. White, if I am going to "enhance" it with a little gin.

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      1. re: MGZ

        +1. Grapefruit, hands down, wins any time over the much too cloyingly sweet orange juice (i like the gin idea, MGZ!).

        That said, I prefer to eat my grapefruit to drinking it.

        1. re: MGZ

          +2 on the grapefruit , unsweetened only

          1. re: MGZ

            +3. I pretty much eschew all other juices, and especially dislike orange juice. But a glass of fresh-squeezed, unsweetened grapefruit juice is like manna.

            Other juices are just too heavy, sweet, or thick.

            1. re: MGZ

              Grapefruit juice is my very favorite, too!

              1. re: jeanmarieok

                Another grapefruit fan. The best drink I ever had was vodka mixed with grapefruits straight off the tree. It's sweet, tangy, and didn't have a trace of the bitterness that most canned/bottled grapefruit juice has. Now, I'm spoiled, and, since I'm living in Toronto, hardly ever drink it.

            2. Pomgranite/blueberry! If I were to enhance it, I would add a little orange juice and vodka, na zdarovya!

              1. apple juice...
                orange juice (no pulp)
                orange/pineapple juice...

                and i still like hawiian punch fruit juicy red and again

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                1. re: srsone

                  I LOVE orange and pineapple juice combined. I like it better when I mix it myself than the pre-mixed stuff. It was my favorite mixer with vodka when I could drink.

                2. Don't like juices either -- a bit too heavy tasting IMO. But I just LOVE watermelon juice -- not that watermelon, ice and sugar stuff they have at some Chinese bakeries but just pure ice cold ripe watermelon and my juicer. It's the best thing to quench your thirst on a hot, humid day.

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                  1. re: Miss Needle

                    Yes, watermelon was the first one that came to mind. I also love tangerine juice. Pineapple juice. I've never been crazy about apple juice, even when I was a kid (in fact, I wouldn't drink it when I was a kid). I like grapefruit juice as a mixer, but most grapefruit juice is too bitter for me to drink straight.