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Ladies' Drinks

Old 12-17-05, 05:28 PM
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Ladies' Drinks

Ive always been one to go for the foofy drinks, anything that sweet and mixed. What Id love to find is an actual man that knows how to mix a decent drink for a lady. I know you guys dont like the fru-fru stuff yourself, but you know, it might benefit you to know how to get a lady a little tipsy. What do you think? Are there drinks that are just for the ladies? Any guys out there that drink fancy mixed drinks?
Old 12-17-05, 06:34 PM
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I used to be a bartender, and still do private partys now and then. Women love my drinks. I usually have a beer if I'm real thirsty, other than that it's mixed drinks for me.
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"Tastes like candy Ray. It's a... girl drink."

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Old 12-17-05, 08:51 PM
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Cherry voka sour, Kamikaze, Malibu&Sprit, Malibu&Cranberry and Frozen Margaritas are good choices. Pretty much drinks that you cant taste the liquor but that can sneak up on you.
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Amaretto Sour
Old 12-17-05, 10:43 PM
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Amaretto Sour
That's my favorite drink that or a Jack n Coke. I hate beer.
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I thought the ladies were always into the chocolate ... Mudslides, Irish Coffees ... so on ...
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I make a mean Rufi-colada.

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Old 12-18-05, 12:11 AM
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Well, in terms of tastiness? Midori sour.

In terms of tastiness + maximum amount of booze to get the babe shlilzted? The always reliable, Long Island Iced Tea.
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The ladies love my mellon balls, but I'm not a girl-drink-drunk.
Old 12-18-05, 02:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Diabolita23
Are there drinks that are just for the ladies?
Any drink with more than two ingredients is just for the ladies.
Old 12-18-05, 10:55 AM
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Midori Sour, amaretto sour and screwdrivers are for me. LIT if I feel like getting trashed early.

Bring on the girlie drinks. Can't stand beer or wine.
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Appletini, please--easy on the tini.
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I am the king of mixing "LPR"s.
Old 12-20-05, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by scottall
Any drink with more than two ingredients is just for the ladies.
I've heard that one before, only the guy I knew said that the drink shouldn't have ice, either. I agree, it seems like most guys I know don't like the fancy stuff. I know how to make a great guys drink, though, that's fancy. I learned it as an "Irish Mimosa". The place where I get most of my drink recipes and ideas from (www.thebar.com, awesome site) calls it a Black Velvet. It's Guinness and champagne. Tasty.
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Cosmopolitan, Sex on the Beach, Margarita
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Originally Posted by scottall
Any drink with more than two ingredients is just for the ladies.
So drinks for the ladies include... Irish Car Bomb, Margarita, Long Island Ice Tea...

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Chalk me up as a girly drinker. Sweet "martini's" and mixed drinks for me. A lemon drop or a cosmo. Malibu and diet coke is my standard "I don't want to get drunk yet" drink. Vodka lemonade. All good stuff.
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I like a Blue Hawaiian.
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My wife makes this drink she calls a "Lemon Pom-Pom". It's made of vodka, Lemon Zinger tea, and pomegranate juice, served with a lime slice. All her women friends seem to enjoy them.
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Originally Posted by scottall
Any drink with more than two ingredients is just for the ladies.
I saw this dude drinking a three wise men at a bar the other day. what a sally!
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Originally Posted by The Bus
So drinks for the ladies include... Irish Car Bomb, Margarita, Long Island Ice Tea...

Yes. Just because it is strong doesn't mean it isn't a girl drink.
Old 12-22-05, 03:08 PM
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Naw, what makes a girl drink a girl drink is having the taste of alcohol obfuscated by other flavors, most ususally sugary ones. There are plenty of foofy fruity drinks that have loads of liquor in them (Mai Tai's, for example). Thinking about why that's so and the culture around it makes me squeamish, actually.

How about sidecars and highballs? Those names suggest that the drinks are for guys, and I've seen guys mix sidecars for their tailgate parties and stuff. Yet, here's the recipe for a Crown Sidecar from www.thebar.com:

Ingredients
1 oz. Crown Royal Special Reserve
2.5 oz. triple sec
2 oz. sweet and sour mix
1 wedge lime
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Preparation
Add Crown Royal Special Reserve, triple sec, and sweet and sour mix
Shake with ice and strain into chilled sugar-rimmed cocktail glass

So, girl drink or guy drink?
Old 12-22-05, 03:41 PM
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I'm a rum and coke kinda' gal. Captain if I'm going for the good stuf. My "girly" drinks would be margaritas on the rock with salt, or blended strawberry margaritas. A girl friend of mine likes Long Island Ice Teas. I don't like the lemon taste. I do also love LOVE sour apple martinis. YUM. A fruity drink that I like would be a sex on the beach.
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Few of my faves -

- Stoli Orang (vodka) and seven with a twist of lime - by your 2nd/3rd, it takes almost like Tylenol baby aspirin!
- A REAL dirty Stoli martini straight up, shaken hard. (I usually tell the bartender I want it as 'dirrty as a whore' to stress my dirtiness preference!)

The most fruity drink I get would be a Chambord (sp?) Lemon Drop

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