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What AreYou Drinking- Right Now?
Jeff Bannow
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From: Detroit, MI
Posted: 2016-09-23 10:02 am   Permalink

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On 2016-09-23 09:38, The Below Decks wrote:
Angostura Phosphate (courtesy of Paul Gustings, Broussard's, New Orleans)



Thanks! I know what I'm drinking this weekend.


 
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PalmtreePat
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Joined: Oct 07, 2014
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From: Los Angeles, CA
Posted: 2016-09-24 8:53 pm   Permalink

Pusser's Gunpowder Proof is at Hi Times now, so I used it in Arriano's Navy Grog Fizz.



 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-09-25 12:41 am   Permalink

One of the employees at Hi-Times talked me into buying a bottle of Herbsaint cuz they were outta Green Chartreuse. My plan was to fix up a couple of “Last Words” as a nightcap. I did a side by side using the Chartreuse vs. the Herbsaint. Not even close. You get a totally different and not very good drink using the Hertbsaint. Another bottle taking up space in the SharkBite Bar.
Cheers


 
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MadDogMike
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From: The Anvil of the Sun
Posted: 2016-09-25 03:23 am   Permalink

"Another bottle taking up space in the SharkBite Bar" Maybe you could donate it to a homeless shelter instead of going to waste on your shelf?

 
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hiltiki
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From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2016-09-25 09:50 am   Permalink

Mike you funny!!

From last week Pearl Diver's punch



1 1/2 Puerto Rican
3/4 Demerara
1/2 Gold Jamaican
1 orange
3/4 lime
3/4 Pearl diver Mix
1 tsp falernum





 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-09-25 11:32 pm   Permalink




Hilda, Mike was serious and that pic is awesome! You’ve really raised the bar on these drink pix. I’m not doing anymore-but I’keep on drinkin.
Cheers

[ This Message was edited by: nui 'umi 'umi 2016-09-25 23:35 ]


 
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The Below Decks
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Posted: 2016-09-26 08:57 am   Permalink

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On 2016-09-25 00:41, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
One of the employees at Hi-Times talked me into buying a bottle of Herbsaint cuz they were outta Green Chartreuse. My plan was to fix up a couple of “Last Words” as a nightcap. I did a side by side using the Chartreuse vs. the Herbsaint. Not even close. You get a totally different and not very good drink using the Hertbsaint. Another bottle taking up space in the SharkBite Bar.
Cheers




They suggested Herbsaint as a substitute for Green Chartreuse? Were they kidding? Herbsaint is anise flavored for crying out loud. It's a substitute for absinthe (and who needs a substitute for absinthe since it's now been legal since 2007 and there's dozens of brands on the shelves)! Green Chartreuse is not anise flavored. It's unique and not flavored like anything else. There is no substitute for Green Chartreuse.


 
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The Below Decks
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Posted: 2016-09-26 09:01 am   Permalink

The Below Decks Singapore Sling!



 
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JenTiki
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Joined: Jun 16, 2006
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From: Home of the best rum collection in NC
Posted: 2016-09-26 09:31 am   Permalink

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On 2016-09-25 00:41, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
One of the employees at Hi-Times talked me into buying a bottle of Herbsaint cuz they were outta Green Chartreuse. My plan was to fix up a couple of “Last Words” as a nightcap. I did a side by side using the Chartreuse vs. the Herbsaint. Not even close. You get a totally different and not very good drink using the Hertbsaint. Another bottle taking up space in the SharkBite Bar.
Cheers


Herbsaint tastes a lot like absinthe. One time I was telling a bartender (at a not-very-good bar) how to make a Last Word, and since I'd already had a couple cocktails at that point, I accidentally said absinthe instead of chartreuse. Of course it wasn't good. However, I think if you just cut the absinthe in half, it might actually be really interesting. Herbsaint should work the same. I haven't actually tried it yet, but since you have that extra bottle in your bar, maybe give it a try sometime when you're feeling experimental.


 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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Posted: 2016-09-26 11:08 pm   Permalink

BelowDecks, JenTiki- mahalo for the heads up. I found out the hard way. They're not even close. Strong licorice taste.
Cheers


 
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The Below Decks
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Posted: 2016-09-27 09:01 am   Permalink

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On 2016-09-26 23:08, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
BelowDecks, JenTiki- mahalo for the heads up. I found out the hard way. They're not even close. Strong licorice taste.
Cheers




It would work as a substitute for any drink needing an absinthe rinse or a few drops/dashes of absinthe, i.e., a corpse reviver no. 2. Not necessarily the best for it, but not bad.


 
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The Below Decks
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Posted: 2016-09-27 09:03 am   Permalink

The Below Decks Captain's Holiday!



 
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JenTiki
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Posted: 2016-09-27 10:57 am   Permalink

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On 2016-09-27 09:01, The Below Decks wrote:
Quote:

On 2016-09-26 23:08, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
BelowDecks, JenTiki- mahalo for the heads up. I found out the hard way. They're not even close. Strong licorice taste.
Cheers




It would work as a substitute for any drink needing an absinthe rinse or a few drops/dashes of absinthe, i.e., a corpse reviver no. 2. Not necessarily the best for it, but not bad.


Yep, it works in place of absinthe or Pernod in a Sazerac.
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-09-27 10:46 pm   Permalink

Staying away from the Herbsaint this evening.
Cheers
First an Aviation Cocktail, then a Bird of Paradise for dessert-both gin based.




 
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Hamo
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From: Colorado (via Iowa)
Posted: 2016-09-28 06:25 am   Permalink

Look at it this way, nui 'umi 'umi: now you can make what Martin Cate calls one of Donn's secret weapons, "Herbstura," which is equal parts Herbsaint and Angostura bitters. Check out the Smuggler's Cove book for more.

 
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