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Vote for Hillary
Posted by: McQ on Sunday, April 13, 2008

Any woman that can knock 'em back like this deserves your vote:



Oh, wait:
And although Clinton is no stranger to late night drinks with the press and her staff, she usually prefers red wine or the trendy wheat ale Blue Moon with a slice of orange, not the watery light beer in the glass mug she waved in the air so proudly as the crowd chanted her name.
Fruit with beer?

Never mind.
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Actually, a lil OJ in a glass of Blue Moon is really tasty...
 
Written By: Scott Jacobs
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Wheat beer has a long tradition of being served with a slice o’ citrus. Saw it all the time in Germany.

 
Written By: Ted
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So, you’ve never had Mexican with a slice of lemon?

 
Written By: Bithead
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How hard is this to understand - NO FRUIT IN BEER! ;)
 
Written By: McQ
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Speaking of wheat beer with fruit, if you’re ever in Massachusetts, pick up some Wachusett Blueberry Ale. They’ve got some other good stuff too, but Blueberry Ale is the famous one.
 
Written By: kevin r
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I’ve heard of an orange in yer Blue Moon (not a euphamism), but I’d never had it served that way until last night. Crazy casual dining chain restaurants (Chili’s). Didn’t ruin the beer by any means, but I admit to a moment of confusion. I’ve just never had a beer and thought to myself, "what this really needs is some fruit."
 
Written By: Wulf
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Wheat beer isn’t really beer in my eyes. If it isn’t a good german lager, it’s just not beer...
 
Written By: Scott Jacobs
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Everybody knows good beer has a shot of Starbucks in it. If it was only still made.
 
Written By: Ryan
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Why not use cantaloupe? How about a nice Merlot with a slice of lemon? A little beaujolais nouveau with a nice piece of pineapple? Perhaps some lime with your Bushmills. Sacriligeous philistines. The same type of people who want top shelf liquor in their long island ice teas.
 
Written By: timactual
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If you want fruit, drink Hawaiian punch and vodka or everclear.
 
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I love the smarmy look on the guy on the left. It’s like: "Drink up, it’s not like you’re going to get my vote anyway."
 
Written By: Eric Lindholm
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I heard at one point that Nestle had a patent on a fermented coffee, that foams like beer. Production of the stuff was tricky at best, however.
 
Written By: Bithead
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Whoa - hold up. There is lemon in a Dos Equis and whatever that Italian beer I had with olives - man, good stuff. And this is from a guy whose general opinion is that it’s not beer if you can see light through it.

 
Written By: Jeff Medcalf
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Expand your mind McQ! There is a world of fruit/beer combos out there, from German hefeweiss with lemon, to Belgian kriecks (cherries) and Lambics (anything under the sun) to Budweiser infused Watermelon salad....maybe not that last one...but the others are solid.
 
Written By: Rich Horton
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Expand your mind McQ!
It’s the feminization of beer. Real lagers and ales don’t need fruit. As Tim says, why not an orange slice in your chianti? Oh yeah, it ruins the taste of the wine. Just ask for a wine cooler up front, for goodness sake.
Budweiser infused Watermelon salad ...
You drink Budweiser?

Hey, my bad ... you can put whatever you want in Budweiser.
 
Written By: McQ
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McQ:
As Tim says, why not an orange slice in your chianti? Oh yeah, it ruins the taste of the wine.
I think they call that Sangria.

But I agree, there’s a little too much fruit in a lot of things these days.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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"Not that there’s anything wrong with it."
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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timactual:
Perhaps some lime with your Bushmills.
Bushmills already has a little too much limey associated with it.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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Now, if she starts knocking shots back like Karen Allen in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" then maybe I’d have a bit more respect for her.

But who sips a shot of anything?
 
Written By: Keith_Indy
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"You drink Budweiser?"

When I lived in Florida I received a case of Bud (cans), which I put in my car trunk. It stayed there for over a year, winter and summer. I then fell on hard times, beer money was short, and I remembered the case of Bud in my trunk. It still tasted just like Budweiser. What can you say about a beer so bad that spending a Florida summer in a hot trunk doesn’t hurt it?


"Bushmills already has a little too much limey associated with it."

LOL. I wish I could say I had thought of that when I wrote it.


" But who sips a shot of anything?"

That’s why they call it "sippin’ whiskey". Shots are for rotgut and kids.
 
Written By: timactual
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It’s the feminization of beer. Real lagers and ales don’t need fruit.

Actually, it’s the beers that can admit fruit improves them without being worried for their masculinity that are the manliest of all...
 
Written By: Amy
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Actually, it’s the beers that can admit fruit improves them without being worried for their masculinity that are the manliest of all...
Heh, nice one Amy ... and you can have everyone one of those type beers exclusively as your own.
 
Written By: McQ
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Amy:
Actually, it’s the beers that can admit fruit improves them without being worried for their masculinity that are the manliest of all...
That’s the funniest damn line I’ve ever read here.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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You drink Budweiser?

Only when I’m in Busch Stadium.

Look, I’m not advocating apricot in your Maudite, and I held the same sort of beer fundamentalism once upon a time, but I have to admit once I sat on the banks of the Mosel in Trier drinking hefe with lemon in it that it was damn tasty.
 
Written By: Rich Horton
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Look, I’m not advocating apricot in your Maudite, and I held the same sort of beer fundamentalism once upon a time ...
And I used to swill Budweiser until I actually learned about beer.

I’m not a hefe fan, never have been. So you can put whatever you like in the stuff and it won’t bother me.

But good ales or lagers simply don’t need anything added, at least in my opinion. I don’t see that as a "fundamentalist" position.

In the case of a Corona or Sol, they need all the help they can get ... but that’s why I don’t drink them. I don’t want to drink something that needs that kind of help.

A good beer or ale can be as complex and tasty as a good wine. I can’t imagine trying to mask those flavors with fruit (I have a bottle of pumpkin Ale in the fridge a friend who really doesn’t know me that well gave me two and a half years ago that remains unopened and I really need to pitch).

But, hey, to each is own. You put fruit in whatever you choose to and I’ll make fun of you for doing it.

Sounds fair to me! ;)

Now, excuse me while I go enjoy a nice glass of 3 Monts Flanders Golden Ale - without fruit.
 
Written By: McQ
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Wow. Is McQ a beer snob? A beer elitist if you will? Please McQ, educated us poor schmo’s out here that do not know how to properly drink wheat beer. ;)

Because if we were to rely on the people who make Blue Moon, we would serve it…
Best when garnished with a slice of orange to bring out the natural spices and subtle fruit flavor.
After all, I don’t see what your problem is. You freely admit drinking vodka with fruit. I see little difference.

Some fruit goes well with certain beers. I enjoy Blue Moon with a slice of orange, and I like my Franziskaner with a slice of lemon.
My father, oil roughneck turned crop-duster and who is tough as nails, likes his Tecate with lime and salt over ice. It would make for a good show seeing some schmuck try to correct him… just get out of the way.

Truth is, though, I understand where McQ is coming from. Sometimes you just develop certain ways of doing things and everything else is just unnatural.
I once witnessed a gentleman mixing Glenlivet with Diet Coke… Now that’s just downright unholy.

Hillary Clinton would have done herself better if she would have taken a shot of Jack Daniels and dropped it into a glass of Bud Light then chugged it down. One doesn’t get more blue-collar drinking than that.

Cheers.
 
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"Bushmills already has a little too much limey associated with it."

LOL. I wish I could say I had thought of that when I wrote it.
Yeah, that was a good one Martin. Cheers.

I remember years ago drinking with an Irishman one day… I offered him some Bushmills and he replied, “Fook ‘dat piss! … That’s protestant whisky.”

You had to have been there. But trust me, it was damn funny.
 
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Hillary Clinton would have done herself better if she would have taken a shot of Jack Daniels and dropped it into a glass of Bud Light then chugged it down. One doesn’t get more blue-collar drinking than that.
She’d probably get more votes in Indiana drinking a Boilermaker...

 
Written By: Keith_Indy
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She’d probably get more votes in Indiana drinking a Boilermaker...
Indeed.
I’ve always associated “boilermaker” with the drink I described. A shot of whisky submerged in a glass of beer. Otherwise it’s just a “shot and a beer”.
But then of course, it would have to be bourbon with an American domestic wouldn’t it? She couldn’t rightly drink a shot of Jameson’s Irish whisky submerged in a glass of Guinness… otherwise known as an “Irish carbomb”. It would be kind of tough to associate a presidential candidate drinking something named after an act of terrorism. Right?

And after Obama’s latest gaff, if I were an Obama advisor, I would have him getting hammered on boilermakers for the next three weeks.
In fact, I would have him grab a pocket bible, a .30-06 Springfield, a truckload of empty beer bottles, and take him out to the crick and have him blow the hell out of them. After a few lessons at a private range, of course. Wouldn’t want him having another bowling moment, would we?

But then, you would have an image of a black man with a gun, right? You mid-westerners… hard to please.

Yeah, maybe that isn’t such a good idea.
 
Written By: PogueMahone
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I’ve always associated “boilermaker” with the drink I described. A shot of whisky submerged in a glass of beer. Otherwise it’s just a “shot and a beer”.
In my neck of the woods a boilermaker was a shot and a beer, and a full shot glass dropped in a beer was a depth charge.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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" drinking hefe with lemon in it that it was damn tasty."

Bah! It may be tasty, but it ain’t beer. (With or without the lemon).



"In the case of a Corona or Sol, they need all the help they can get"

Corona—- noun, fem., Spanish for Budweiser.


"I once witnessed a gentleman mixing Glenlivet with Diet Coke"

The horror! That, by the way, was no gentleman.

"But then of course, it would have to be bourbon with an American domestic wouldn’t it?"wo
Depends on where you’re from. Rye whiskey is also eligible.

"She’d probably get more votes in Indiana drinking a Boilermaker..."

Boilermaker, depth charge, macht’s nichts. Taste buds (or taste) are unnecessary for either. Like I said, it’s for rotgut or kids.

 
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I would like to add that the kind of person who puts fruit in a real beer is the same kind of person that puts Swiss cheese on a Philly steak sandwich.



Then there is the famously redundant Coors Light, which is not only good with a slice of lime, it is also good with a glass of beer. The beer for beer drinkers who don’t like beer. Some yarns ago there was a flourishing black market for Coors on the east coast (immortalized by Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit). The story spread by the Coors fans was that, since it was unpasteurized, it was illegal to ship. The actual truth is that lovers of real beer wanted to keep the stuff out, sort of like illegal aliens.
 
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timactual:
Then there is the famously redundant Coors Light, which is not only good with a slice of lime, it is also good with a glass of beer.
Good one.

Once upon a time, Coors was famous for only being available "west of the Mississippi."

On a long cross-country trip I (as reporter) and the photographer I was traveling with got caught up in the myth of the magnificent western-only brew and drank it continuously (and while driving) when we got out there.

I liked the stuff, back then.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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"I liked the stuff, back then."

I liked anything with carbonation and alcohol, back then. "But when I became a man, I put away childish things".
 
Written By: timactual
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I wish I could taste Pabst... You know, back before the son took over and changed the receipe and made it into swill...

"They don’t just give out that blue ribbon..."
 
Written By: Scott Jacobs
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In my drinking career I have sampled innumerable fine American brews; Jax, Hamm’s, Olympia, Pearl, Stroh’s, Rolling Rock, Schaeffer’s, National Bohemian, etc. ad inf. Without exception, they could all be improved by adding a slice of anything, since any flavor is usually better than no flavor at all. Most of them can be substituted for Club Soda (aka seltzer or carbonated water) without raising anyone’s eyebrows.
 
Written By: timactual
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Without exception, they could all be improved by adding a slice of anything, since any flavor is usually better than no flavor at all.
Now you’ve got me thinking. The new rage: a slice of bacon in your typical American beer.

You get your fine hickory flavor to go with that light lager. Plus, you won’t be drinking on an empty stomach.

And for non-eaters of pork, a nice slice of beef jerky.

This will catch on. Forget about the fruit. This is America.
 
Written By: Martin McPhillips
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"The new rage: a slice of bacon in your typical American beer"

Sounds good to me. Even better, add a shot of tomato juice and a sliver of lettuce and call it a BLT. Great for that morning after.
 
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Whilst in Kenya, I had a chance to sample a glass or three of Guinness "extra foreign stout" (which purportedly contained a higher percentage of alcohol than was legal back home). Crikey, did that stuff attack the back of the tongue like pissed-off wolverines.... The locals’ custom, which I quickly took to, was to cut it half-n-half with Fanta orange-soda.
 
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The locals’ custom, which I quickly took to, was to cut it half-n-half with Fanta orange-soda.
Oh man ... I’m getting a case of the vapors. Nope just retching a touch. Ye gods.
 
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