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Old 01-24-2023, 06:38 PM   #1
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I have been mixing my bourbon with caffeine/sugar free seven up lately. Trying to figure out something non carbonated to mix with. Don't need alot of sugar per the Doc!
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:39 PM   #2
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Bitters, orange peel and large ice cube

Assuming you're not pouring Evan Williams or something

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Old 01-24-2023, 06:43 PM   #6
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Unsweet Tea...
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:45 PM   #8
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Bitters, orange peel and large ice cube

Assuming you're not pouring Evan Williams or something

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I'm not sure I like the tone with which you typed "Evan Williams", sir...
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:46 PM   #11
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Buy the crystal light drops or myo drops and then mix with club soda or buy a soda stream if you like fizzy water.
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Ice, water and a splash of sweet and sour
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:46 PM   #13
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:47 PM   #15
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Old 01-24-2023, 06:51 PM   #17
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I'm not sure I like the tone with which you typed "Evan Williams", sir...
Ha!!!

We will share a drink one day and it will be at the very least maker's. I promise

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Old 01-24-2023, 06:53 PM   #18
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This and a splash or orange bitters and a big square ice cube.

If you can’t do high dollar cherrie$ as a matter of principle, then a twist of orange peel lightly toasted to release oils.

Or

Just the big ice cube.

I like to let it sit a little before ingesting. Not sure why. Maybe the ice melts a little and takes some of the edge off? It just seems right if I let it sit a little.

One thing is for sure, if you try these cherries you will be ruined from ever using a different brand.
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Ha!!!

We will share a drink one day and it will be at the very least maker's. I promise
I like Makers, but Knob Creek 9 is my go to for sip'n...ran across a bottle of their 12yr & it's really good. Think I like it better than blanton's. Larceny is one to try.

If anyone is mixing then CB Jackson or Evan Williams is what they are getting.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:11 PM   #24
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Why you never made me that promise?
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:12 PM   #25
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Why you never made me that promise?
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:14 PM   #26
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Doc said my blood pressure was not good. Asked if I drank. Told him yes. He asked what and how much. Told him you you really want to know? Told him 15-18 beers a night and that was during the week for the last 25 years. The look on his face was pretty messed up. He told me I needed to change my ways. He recommended bourbon mixed. I bought 4 half gallons of Tin Cup. Been mixing it with a little 7up but not worth a **** in my opinion.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:17 PM   #27
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Mix? What is the evil you speak of?

Good bourbon should be treated better. Maybe add a ice cube or two.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:22 PM   #28
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15-18 beers a night is stout. I do 10-12 yuengling a night but that is ending soon. Need to get back in shape.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:26 PM   #29
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Unsweet Tea...
Hummm ^^^ Iím weird and mix mine with a topo, but might have to try the unsweet tea.
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Ice or none.




Why you never made me that promise?
You double posting on the mere thought of it.

I'll drink a maker's with you. No worries. I'll even lock the wheels on your chair first

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Old 01-24-2023, 07:31 PM   #31
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:32 PM   #32
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Hummm ^^^ Iím weird and mix mine with a topo, but might have to try the unsweet tea.
Something my wife came up with...I thought she was nuts when she asked me to make her one, but if I mix it's with unsweet tea. It is kinda weird.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:33 PM   #33
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Had a buddy who liked grape juice with his. I never tried it, not that much of a grape juice guy.
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Old Fashioned is hard to beat
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Sometimes I squeeze a half clementine, lime wedge, and a little water with ice for a mixed concoction. Something for cheaper stuff.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:44 PM   #37
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I'm a bourbon/ice or scotch/ice guy, but on the slim chance I mix it's unsweetened tea or topochico
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We will share a drink one day and it will be at the very least maker's. I promise

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SnowflakeKilla told me you offered him a drank and it was warm Boones Farm. Guess he don't rate real high.
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Dear lord, if you don't like whiskey then drink beer. And vice versa It don't need no mixin'
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SnowflakeKilla told me you offered him a drank and it was warm Boones Farm. Guess he don't rate real high.
I know my clientele. Flake is from shepherd America.

3 piece dark, red beans and rice with some strawberry hill and you're a player over there

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Old 01-24-2023, 07:55 PM   #41
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So sounds like ice is the best. Never been a whiskey drinker, the reason for asking.
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The glass in front of me shows ice only. It needs to be filled.

Mo better now...

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Doc said my blood pressure was not good. Asked if I drank. Told him yes. He asked what and how much. Told him you you really want to know? Told him 15-18 beers a night and that was during the week for the last 25 years. The look on his face was pretty messed up. He told me I needed to change my ways.
a few questions/statements:
1) do you recycle? that's a ton of aluminum!
2) Holy carbs, Batman!
3) why drink so much?
4) Other than your blood pressure, what are the other vitals measuring?
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I know my clientele. Flake is from shepherd America.

3 piece dark, red beans and rice with some strawberry hill and you're a player over there

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This along with Copenhagen
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a few questions/statements:
1) do you recycle? that's a ton of aluminum!
2) Holy carbs, Batman!
3) why drink so much?
4) Other than your blood pressure, what are the other vitals measuring?
Add the words and how to number 3 and what brand do you drink. 18 a night is like a $100 a week habit. Thatís $400 a month.
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Careful on the bourbon adventure you’re about to go on. I bought a sipper one day and now have about 30-40 in my collection. I would drink crown and seven up or forty creek and seven up and can’t hardly stand it now, way too sweet. The only thing I like paring with my bourbon anymore is a cigar!
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Sweet vermouth
But only when it’s cold out.
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Old 01-24-2023, 08:25 PM   #49
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Add the words and how to number 3 and what brand do you drink. 18 a night is like a $100 a week habit. Thatís $400 a month.
Look at the math on this guy!
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Old 01-24-2023, 08:28 PM   #50
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3 fingers high of JD and one handful of crushed ice. I'm JD only now when I partake.

My taste changed and don't enjoy the others or Canadian efforts either.
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