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AshleyR  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 2, 2016

I don't know. I don't drink.

As for general drinks, we have cachaca. It's made from sugar cane.




user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    I don't know. I don't drink.

That's okay. We all have character flaws. :)

Edit: This cahacha does look kind of interesting. I don't know if I'd want to drink it straight though.

kleinbl00  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Cachaca is like really young rum. As such, some of it is good, some of it is wretched. The good stuff is difficult to find in the US, as is the truly wretched stuff; ten years ago my father purchased a bottle of cachaca in Sao Paolo that cost more for the bottle deposit than for the liquor in it.

It's good with fruit juice - mango, papaya, pineapple, etc.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Straight? As in - concentrated, undiluted with water?

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah. Straight. No dilution. No mixing. Nothing.

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Straight-up/Up/Straight with white spirits like rum and vodka means chilled in a shaker with ice, or in a cooler, then poured without the ice. Neat means what you're thinking of.

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah. Neat is what I meant, though in my defense I've heard the term "straight" as in "straight out of the bottle."

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Totally what people mean when they say straight, it's just one of those things people say. Who would really enjoy vodka at room temperature?

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Who would really enjoy vodka at room temperature?

Russians.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

People don't drink vodka at room temperature in Russia. Those who do, don't have a room to drink in.

user-inactivated  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, but room temperature in Russia is 29 degrees Fahrenheit.

ThatFanficGuy  ·  934 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Switch the scale, leave the number, and then you're just about right.