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Thirsty Thursday: Are You What You Drink?


Just last night while sipping some concoction I’d made with my spanky brand new Cobbler Shaker, I thought “If someone saw me, this bearded 5′ 11” guy drinking this passion fruit, fresh lime juice and Tito’s vodka mixture what would they think?” It’s well-known that you’re homeboys won’t really offer you anything other than whiskey, cognac, bourbon, a smooth acceptable vodka or a cold-brew. However, I prefer a sweet, refreshing drink with a deep myriad of flavors when I chill, unless this drink is simply for the turn up- then a Jack and Ginger or a few shots will do  just fine. I don’t have time for stinging sips or gulps of some dark just to appease my homies and most of them know that I take this food and epicurean lifestyle quite serious, so I try to expand and diversify my palate at any opportunity.

Though I feel this way, I still judge people on what they drink. Like if I’m with a woman and she voices her insatiable desire to drink a Lime-a-Rita referred to as “thot juice” in the urban community, I’m like this shorty doesn’t have a very diverse palate, she might as well just get the MD 20/20 and keep it all the way gutter. An assumption of which I may be wrong on but come on. Or what about your fronting homie that swears to be a Ciroc boy only because that’s what considered cool? Or how about the young lady that insists on drinking Moscato, when there’s no brunch or desert in sight, simply because all of her other friends enjoy it? Or what about the die-hard Henny lovers that you have to stop from talking reckless any time you’re out with them? Certain drinks just come with their own stereotypes.

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But is it wrong to judge based off of what a man orders at the bar? Could that prejudice keep you from getting in a yelling match with that Henny drinking lunatic an hour from now? If you had known she was sipping a nice cabernet would you have entertained her longer or did the site of her friend drinking that piss-tasting Yellow Tail show you all you needed to know? When people utter “I just drink to get drunk” the foodie in me dies a little. Why waste such a luxury of experiencing new things on a sure feeling that can be obtained diversifying your palate with any alcoholic beverage?

So yes, I’m guilty, theSUNK does judge people off what they drink. But the question is, do you?

What’s your drink of choice? What do you drink before a party? What’s your drink during a romantic evening? Do you thing you can learn about a person based on what they drink or am I bs’ing?

-TheSUNK.com(the Sh*t U Need 2 Know)

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  1. I’m more of a shooter/shot taker so for me it’s jager bombs and Jose. Since I don’t drink beer I go the Hard Cider route with Woodchuck, Angry Orchard, or if its available J.K. Scrumpy. If I’m actually getting a drink I usually just default to a Long Island.

    I don’t really judge based on drinks unless its an extreme situation. This one night out with the fellas a few years back we all went to our favorite bar. The waitress comes over and everyone is ordering a shot of this or a shot of that or whatever. Then one of the fellas says “Can I get an amaretto sour?” We all just gave him the strongest side eye and told him that no he can not have one. He drinks Jack honey like a pro now though.

  2. Having begun my drinking experiences with Harvey’s Bristol Cream (when you mentioned MD 20/20 I almost fell off my chair laughing), I moved to California in 1980 and discovered a whole new world (Napa Valley and Monterey Coast Wineries). Now I work for a wine and spirits distributor, and I must admit I have become a bit of a snob. I prefer a good Chardonnay from a small wine producer (like Laetitia near San Luis Obispo). That “piss tasting Yellow Tail” is exactly that. But if I’m gonna drink hard liquor, Tito’s Vodka is nothing but the truth. I’ve tried it with lemonade, but that passion fruit fresh lime juice mixture sounds like a winner to me. Also Cabo Wabo Tequila (Reposado) will make you forget Jose ever existed.

  3. So we’re judging individual alciholique beverage selections now? “Thot juice?” Who comes up with this nonsense?

    So first of all: Anyone who really “knows” about wine knows that it is all about mood and enjoying [it] wine either alone or with complimentary food that will stimulate your palate. Building up your tastes for certain wines/even scotches takes YEARS to find an appropriate fit. So you saying a random girl at the bar sipping on cab….That’s not likely. Cabernet is HIGHLY tannic and dry. Rarely is it drunken alone by men or women. It’s suitable with steaks and heavy meats. It’s just a bit harsh. Many women will prefer a lighter Moscato which to a beginner will taste sweet and delish and to an advanced wine drinker will taste like a “dessert” in itself. Chardonnay will usually replace this because a developed palate can pick up on the most nuanced of flavors. Many women would probably do a glass of med body Pinot Noir or Syrah before a harsh cab 🙂

    Whenever I order scotch on rocks (yes it has a little bite) I get all these suprised looks. Some nights you just want to get buzzed as quickly as possible. If I dun been (idomatically proper slang lol) in school for all these years, making money, I got a right for you to @least judge what I say, not me taken shots to the head cause it’s the end of the week and I’m feelin’ good! Come on now! AAAAAAAhhhh! I need a drank!!!! Cheers to the weekend!


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