Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
Justin du Coeur

Dangerous drinks

Note for the future: the combination of 1 part bourbon to 3 parts strong ginger ale (which recipe was placed in my head by one of my friends' LJs, plus the presence of Blenheim in the house) is a frighteningly efficient way to get blitzed, possibly even moreso than the Long Island Lemonade. The sweetness of the bourbon cuts the strength of the ginger ale; the strength of the ginger ale cuts the flavor of the alcohol. The result is that it drinks more easily than either, and I wind up gulping instead of sipping...

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