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Beverages and Blades - Traditional of Course

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by Alnamvet68, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Kentucky and Canadian Rye with Port? Sounds interesting. Lovely knife.
     
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  2. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    Thanks for the info, Dylan (and great picture, btw). Rye + rye + port = one heck of a Manhattan base. Nice knife, too.
    - Stuart
     
  3. jwb01

    jwb01 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 6, 2016
    GT you have impeccable taste!
     
  4. jwb01

    jwb01 Gold Member Gold Member

    721
    Dec 6, 2016
    This morn’n....

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    Last even’n......

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  5. StoneBeard

    StoneBeard Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 17, 2016
    Breakfast of champions!

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  6. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
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  7. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
  8. JaxBaron

    JaxBaron Basic Member Basic Member

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    Jul 4, 2016
  9. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
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  10. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    403
    Jun 12, 2018
    Sometimes I just use an old pickle jar...[​IMG]
     
  11. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
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  12. Âchillepattada

    Âchillepattada Basic Member Basic Member

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    May 17, 2012
    Wainting my trip in Sardinia I remember last year summer :(
    Here with my great friend the knife-maker Gigi Sechi .

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    By the way the Ichnusa, the local beer, is really delicious . :rolleyes:

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  13. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Had a pint of Stone IPA with lunch :) :thumbsup:

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  14. Jiki

    Jiki Basic Member Basic Member

    403
    Jun 12, 2018
    Happy Father's Day gentlemen. [​IMG]
     
  15. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
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  16. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
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    Didn't have vermouth, although the olives are "marinated with dry vermouth." A couple of my sons gifted me with the Tanqueray, so I felt compelled to make a martini. Or two.
    Cheers!
     
  17. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    I dont think Ive ever tried a martini...
    Although I bought a sandwich the other day and asked for cured ham...when it arrived I found the guy had put chicken on my sandwich...I took it back to the counter and said...wait for this one.....,,
    "bacon not bird.."
    Geez I laughed
     
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  18. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Well, I'm laughing too, Jon!

    I think a lot of bartenders don't know how to make a proper martini. Usually get beer at bars/pubs--rarely get a proper serving of whisky, gin, vodka, etc. Need good gin, if course, and Tanqueray is the best. Noilly Prat is a good vermouth, but Martini & Rossi will do. Use dry vermouth. I use it sparingly, maybe 3 ounces of gin to half an ounce of vermouth. Some like more or less vermouth. Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker (some like to stir, but I don't think shaking "bruises" the gin, as some claim). Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a large olive. Or three. Some prefer a twist of lemon, but I love my brine!
     
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  19. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
  20. hornetguy

    hornetguy Gold Member Gold Member

    176
    Feb 11, 2015
    My evening.... Chivas 18yr, Torano, and my newly arrived ebony sheepfoot from England..

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