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It's almost 5:00 on a Saturday on the east coast. How many of you cunts are drinking?

by Anonymousreply 11205/26/2020

2 big glasses of Portuguese red already down my gullet. With pizza.

by Anonymousreply 105/23/2020

JUST started!!!

Half way through first beer.

by Anonymousreply 205/23/2020

With pizza? Oh my.

by Anonymousreply 305/23/2020

I have to manage with beer and wine since the liquor stores in my state have been closed during the pandemic. I'm out of scotch and I'm not happy about it.

by Anonymousreply 405/23/2020

I literally was just looking at the clock to see if it was an okay time to start drinking. Time to crack one open.

by Anonymousreply 505/23/2020

Ugh - I did last night. Bottle of cheap white. Hard to not finish. Night off today so I can have productive day tomorrow.

by Anonymousreply 605/23/2020

Not yet, but just after dinner (in about an hour) I'll sit down with my nightly vodka gimlet.

by Anonymousreply 705/23/2020

I don't drink so does that mean I'm not a cunt.

by Anonymousreply 805/23/2020

Im not drinking, but I am staring at a picture of Ben Feldman.

by Anonymousreply 905/23/2020

I'm on my second glass of red. Cheers!

by Anonymousreply 1005/23/2020

Ben Feldman make me thirsty, so perhaps I should drink?

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by Anonymousreply 1105/23/2020

Still recovering from last night's hangover. Partner and I got in a huge fight, neighbors called the cops, and I drowned my sorrows in Sangria until 4am.

by Anonymousreply 1205/23/2020

r8 it means you need to go to hell. do not pass go. do not collect $200 . go straight to hell. you see around here we like our liquor like we like our dicks, hard. So take a walk sweetheart while you've still got two legs to do it with. We don't like your type around here.

by Anonymousreply 1305/23/2020

[Quote]Partner and I got in a huge fight, neighbors called the cops,

Start a thread on this! We are parched for decent threads.

by Anonymousreply 1405/23/2020

Not yet, but I did pick up a bottle vodka when I was out earlier today.

by Anonymousreply 1505/23/2020

About to pour a glass of rosé.

by Anonymousreply 1605/23/2020

Cental Time here, and no... not yet anyhow. I may do. I had one G&T yesterday, and a few days off prior, so I may make a Maker's Mark Manhattan or a dry Saphire Martini around Six- O'Clock.

by Anonymousreply 1705/23/2020

I have rye whiskey to chase with beer.

by Anonymousreply 1805/23/2020

And weed.

by Anonymousreply 1905/23/2020

R19 Hello smokey, sounds delightful!

by Anonymousreply 2005/23/2020

PA R4?

by Anonymousreply 2105/23/2020

R19 and 20. Already there.

by Anonymousreply 2205/23/2020

Just about to fire a nugget.

by Anonymousreply 2305/23/2020

I decided to go on vacation to Florida for the weekend. It’s lovely. Hung out at the pool most of the day. Now having several draft beers and a burger at a nice outdoor bar/restaurant. There’s social distancing going on. Very glad I decided to travel.

by Anonymousreply 2405/23/2020

Edibles and sparkling water

by Anonymousreply 2505/23/2020

I don't drink alcohol, but I did just have a glass of ginger ale.

And it does count, it's still a strong drink.

by Anonymousreply 2605/23/2020

I ordered a stout beer from this restaurant a couple weeks ago and I can't find another like it. I really want to go look for a good one, but all I keep finding is weak ass Guinness. Trying to get on your level OP.

by Anonymousreply 2705/23/2020

cheers, bitches

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by Anonymousreply 2805/23/2020

Bunch of alcoholics on this site.

Just as I suspected.

by Anonymousreply 2905/23/2020

I don’t drink anymore. Enjoy it those of you who do.

by Anonymousreply 3005/23/2020

My neighbors up the street have been partying since 1:00 PM, lovely group of about 30 young adults, class of 2020, America's hope for the future. Loud noise, loud music, lots of booze.

No need to call the police, but definitely the fire department. Seems like one of the master grill chefs managed to set the side of the garage on fire. Not looking good for the garage.

Certainly solve everyone's problem in my neighborhood.

by Anonymousreply 3105/23/2020

R14 Basically, he's been accusing me of taking him for granted, which I have, but I was in no mood to apologize. Work furlough has resulted in too much togetherness and all the little spats turned into a huge blow up last night.

We got so loud that our neighbors called the police. They noticed a bruise on my arm from him having grabbed me and they saw I was visibly very upset. We managed to tell them that everything was fine and they finally left.

He then moved into the guest bedroom and told me he wanted to do an in house separation for a week and then try to talk things out. So I drank all night and have been sick all day. End of story.

by Anonymousreply 3205/23/2020

I had a case of wine delivered to the house (a variety of reds). I need to pick one out for tonight.

by Anonymousreply 3305/23/2020

R21 Accurate.

by Anonymousreply 3405/23/2020

I’m not on the East Coast anymore. But I have seven DUI’s!!

None of you bitches can outdrunk me!

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by Anonymousreply 3505/23/2020

R29 Simply because we enjoy the libations doesn't make us all tosspots. Do carry on with your cuntiness however, as it is probably all you've got to sustain yourself.

by Anonymousreply 3605/23/2020

Lindz needs to rethink that bathing suit.

by Anonymousreply 3705/23/2020

I'm up to a litre of gin twice a week.

by Anonymousreply 3805/23/2020

Making a Manhattan before dinner, the a big red for the bone-in ribeye I’m about to grill.

by Anonymousreply 3905/23/2020

yum, R39

by Anonymousreply 4005/23/2020

R36 Most alcoholics are in denial, but carry on.

by Anonymousreply 4105/23/2020

I don't drink but I had a pot brownie an hour ago and I'm buzzed.

by Anonymousreply 4205/23/2020

don't kill my buzz pls

by Anonymousreply 4305/23/2020

Bitch don't kill my vibe.

by Anonymousreply 4405/23/2020

R41 And most people screeching ALCOHOLIC and finger pointing are the ones who suffer addiction issues.... reformed or not, you reek of projection and misery.

You're the same slag who has labelled me an addict before. I think you need to find another thread that suits you better, else find an online AA meeting to attend.

Adieu, You Cunt

by Anonymousreply 4505/23/2020

Edible caramel for me. Soft buzz. Haven't had a drink in a while but the Ketel One in the freezer is calling to me after reading this thread.

by Anonymousreply 4605/23/2020

yes, back to buzzes, gurls

Listening to some Wagner, too. Awesome.

by Anonymousreply 4705/23/2020

[quote] Listening to some Wagner, too.

Alex Wagner?

by Anonymousreply 4805/23/2020

Lindsey

by Anonymousreply 4905/23/2020

Gin gimlet with Revivalist gin. Just got a delivery in PA, where the liquor stores are closed.

by Anonymousreply 5005/23/2020

Used the first 2 months of quarantine as a cleanse. No drinking or smoking pot. After 2 months not drinking, I’m still not decided it it’s good or bad. Probably healthier without - but also provides a relaxation from stress that provides a little glimmer of happiness in a mundane and difficult existence.

by Anonymousreply 5105/23/2020

Thanks R39, you helped me to decide for the Bourbon over the gin, so I'm having a Manhattan too!

by Anonymousreply 5205/23/2020

“How many of you cunts are drinking?”

You mean like Summer’s Eve? I feel flush.

by Anonymousreply 5305/23/2020

Just about to make myself a drink.

by Anonymousreply 5405/23/2020

R33 here. I'm going through my case of assorted red wine. I have so many choices! No 2 bottles are the same. I have various labels of Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec, Syrah/Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Sangiovise. How will I choose?

by Anonymousreply 5505/23/2020

Mom was bitching to Dad by the pool that I was already drinking when she was clearly three sheets in the wind. I thought about getting Dad alone to tell him that Mom was already hammered then I just decided fuck it.

by Anonymousreply 5605/23/2020

It’s 15:40 PST, and I’m breaking out a Spanish Tempranillo.

In solidarity to Spain. (USA——>Spain, Italy, Brazil, etc. Areas in need of social distancing.....)

Thinking of them all. And all of you on DL.

Cheers to you/us all!

by Anonymousreply 5705/23/2020

Dodged a thunderstorm this afternoon sitting in a bar off the jogging trail (jogged for 30 minutes first). Came home and ate Gummy Bear and planted periwinkles. Dinner with the hubby. Life feels like it’s returning to normal in Ohio.

by Anonymousreply 5805/23/2020

R55 Tell me what you're having for dinner, and I'll do my best to help you decide!

by Anonymousreply 5905/23/2020

R56:

[quote] three sheets in the wind

Love this analogy. Do you know it’s origin?

Am embarrassed to say I used to sail in Fremantle, but I’ve not heard it before.

Nice description. And your response was nice also: least conflict scenario.

by Anonymousreply 6005/23/2020

Most dry drunks like R41 love to get on a thread like this, for no good reason other than to issue forth their dry drunk proclamations.

Carry on.

by Anonymousreply 6105/23/2020

Thanks R59! Probably pot roast with potatoes, carrots, green beans.

by Anonymousreply 6205/23/2020

R57 For "New World" wine, Tempranillo is my favourite.

by Anonymousreply 6305/23/2020

R62 One more detail, did you put tomato paste in your roast?

by Anonymousreply 6405/23/2020

No tomato

by Anonymousreply 6505/23/2020

R65 Then go with the Pinot! If you would have said yes to tomato, I was going to recommend the Cabernet. They all would compliment your roast, but I think the acidity of tomatoes stands up to the stronger, and sometimes immature tannins of the tomato better.

by Anonymousreply 6605/23/2020

R65 The Malbec would be my second choice....Enjoy!

by Anonymousreply 6705/23/2020

Sorry, meant the tannins of the Cab!

by Anonymousreply 6805/23/2020

Never drink wine but have started during lockdown as liquor stores were closed.. The acid made me throw up. Wish there was a low acid wine.

by Anonymousreply 6905/23/2020

Thanks! I was thinking of Malbec. If I go a different route and do a makeshift chicken parm (pasta, chicken, marinara, parm cheese) what would pair well with that? I usually just pick whatever but am trying to be more sophisticated and educated on these things.

by Anonymousreply 7005/23/2020

^ the marinara would be from a jar and the parm from the green canister....I know, tacky by DL standards, but I am not the best in the kitchen.

by Anonymousreply 7105/23/2020

R70 I think either the Malbec or the Cab... I would personally have white, but that's me... Some do not perceive a difference in acidity or the strong tannins in Cabernet... I would say if your roast is rather fatty, or you make a rich gravy, the Cab shall be a nice foil to the richness... even sans tomato.

I think the Burgundy (Burgundy is 100% Pinot) is always an excellent pairing with a Beef roast....Malbecs I like so much, I find they can go with so many things... the more peperry the better IMHO. If you're spicing up the Chicken Parm, go with the Malbec!

by Anonymousreply 7205/23/2020

R71 Don't feel bad about whatever you're using... You need to keep positive whilst cooking: believing it shall turn out well is crucial! CONFIDENCE!

I'm not the sort to "Ina (Garten) you"! Make the best of what you've got, and it sounds like you have a delicious case of wine! Put dried Oregano and Basil, and some garlic powder or garlic salt in the sauce to goose it up. The Cab or the Malbec will be nice. I would go full on American if I were you, and add some Mozzarella or Provolone as well.

by Anonymousreply 7305/23/2020

Do you have a Montepulciano? I love that. I don't eat meat, so I don't know how it goes with what you're having. I'm not a wine expert like your other interlocutor, but I also like a Sangiovese.

by Anonymousreply 7405/23/2020

2nd glass of pinot grigio, and intending on finishing the bottle.

by Anonymousreply 7505/23/2020

R74 Those would pair nicely as well... Especially in keeping with an Italiano theme.... I love a Valpolllicello myself, sorry as I probably missplelt that...

by Anonymousreply 7605/23/2020

^ can anyone tell I've been drinking?!

by Anonymousreply 7705/23/2020

Mmm, I do, too, R76! Valpolicella.<3

by Anonymousreply 7805/23/2020

Yes I am. Bailey’s on the rocks. Aside of coffee

by Anonymousreply 7905/23/2020

R79, you made me think of dessert. Bailey's and ice cream.

by Anonymousreply 8005/23/2020

Haha the coffee is "on the side"? I never thought of doing that. Bailey's and a coffee chaser.

by Anonymousreply 8105/23/2020

R78/R74 I think a Valpolicella pairs rather well with pastas, as well as chicken... Full flavour, yet a bit lighter than the Sangiovese or Montepulciano. Very smooth versatile table wine... Not too much acidity or tannin.

He didn't mention any of these fine Italians in his case though... So many reds, so little time!

by Anonymousreply 8205/23/2020

R75 Piniot Grigio is so very light, and a lower alcohol content vs most other wines, go ahead!

by Anonymousreply 8305/23/2020

I have no idea how you can drink coffee in the evening- it definitely interrupts my sleep later on. I will never understand how my parents had coffee every night after dinner.

by Anonymousreply 8405/23/2020

Liquor stores are deemed essential in NH. Not surprisingly.

by Anonymousreply 8505/23/2020

Any Sauvignon Blanc fans here.

by Anonymousreply 8605/23/2020

[quote]I have various labels of Cabernet, Merlot, Malbec, Syrah/Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Sangiovise. How will I choose?

Go with the Pinot Noir. You can’t go wrong. It’s appropriate 24/7.

by Anonymousreply 8705/23/2020

Started with vodka and cranberry juice at 9:00 am.

by Anonymousreply 8805/23/2020

[quote]The acid made me throw up. Wish there was a low acid wine.

You need to only buy wines from France. The best stuff on Earth.

by Anonymousreply 8905/23/2020

[quote]three sheets in the wind

It’s three sheets TO the the wind!

by Anonymousreply 9005/23/2020

R55/R70/etc here. Thanks for the suggestions! My case didn't have any Valpolicella, Sangiovese, or Montepulciano. It does have an Italian: Nero Di Troia.

It did also have something obscure: from Armenia, Voskeni Ararat. The grape variety is Areni. It's a red dry wind. I have no idea what it's like or what to pair that with!

by Anonymousreply 9105/23/2020

[quote]Just got a delivery in PA, where the liquor stores are closed.

You must live in a nasty “red” county. I’m in a yellow one and liquor stores are opened up.

by Anonymousreply 9205/23/2020

I hate all of you! (I won't remember any of this tomorrow.)

by Anonymousreply 9305/23/2020

R91, oh, you said you had a Sangiovese. That's what got me thinking of the Montepulciano. Anyway, you have a lot of good choices there. I'm drinking Prosecco tonight. This thread inspired me to go out and get a bottle.

by Anonymousreply 9405/23/2020

Yeah, I thought I had a Sangiovese but I must have been mixing it up with the unknown Nero Di Troia. I don't know my Italian wines very well at all. The Armenian one is the biggest mystery.

by Anonymousreply 9505/23/2020

R86 Yes, really the most versatile white, and brilliant on its own without food... Not too "Oaky" or sour in its aftertaste. I do find many of the NZ and Aussie varieties of Sauvignon Blanc to be completely different to the original varietal. This can be good or bad, depending on what you're pairing it with.

Many are redolent of grapefruit or other citrus, which must be à terroir aspect of these. Some wine snobs I've met at auction even refer to some as having a "cat-pee" like nose. With cheeses, and nosh I don't mind them, yet I prefer a more nuanced or balanced Sauvignon Blanc, more mineral than a heavy citrus nose or palate.

As a prime example, I would never serve a NZ or Aussie Sauvignon Blanc with a Coquille St. Jacques, or other light classic fish dish, as the wine might dominate IMHO. I think a true Sauvignon Blanc is best described as soft, and ought to be a "quieter" table wine. I'm no snob; I just know what I like.

by Anonymousreply 9605/23/2020

R89: So true! Years ago, I went to Moulin Rouge and drank about 2 bottles of French wine with zero hangover the next day. I even remember the entire night. I would've been trashed (and very sick/hungover) after drinking that much wine in the US.

by Anonymousreply 9705/23/2020

R91 Sorry I'm no help with the Armenian, yet the Nero di Troia. aka "Uva" is a great young wine... best to drink ASAP, think of it as the Nouveau Beaujolais of Italy, unless the grape is blended with other varietals, such as Sangiovese, or others...

by Anonymousreply 9805/23/2020

Great thread OP.... More of us need to give OP a w/w! Cheers everyone! L'Chaim!

by Anonymousreply 9905/23/2020

I just fixed my third Maker's Mark Manhattan, and seasoned my lamb chops for dinner... my mouth is watering with all the garlic, sumac, and oregano...

I'm serving them with a garlic and lemon couscous (zest & the juice) and Israeli Salad. My vino pairing is an Argentine Malbec! (though I probably should switch to water at this point! Ha! Not a chance!)

by Anonymousreply 10005/23/2020

R55/R70 etc here. I ended up doing the chicken and pasta thing and paired it with the Nero di Troia. I don't think I've ever had this variety before. It was quite good, but a bit "weak" compared to a Cab or a Malbec. But very drinkable indeed.

Hope everyone is having an excellent Sat night! I'm just here finally eating my dinner, drinking wine, and hanging out with the cat while listening to music.

by Anonymousreply 10105/23/2020

R101 Glad it turned out well, and that you enjoyed the wine! I hope the Armenian "mystery" wine turns out well... You must let us know! I overcooked a couple of the chops, but it worked out well, as my beau likes them more done.

by Anonymousreply 10205/23/2020

Yes R102 I will come back and post about the Armenian mystery wine after I try it! The case was from a wine distributor who himself happens to be of Armenian origin so it's cool that he included something from that region. I like trying new things.

by Anonymousreply 10305/23/2020

Cheers R103! I thought that Uva would probably be "light"... Like the Beaujolais.... I think those case deals are a great oppurtunity to become acquainted with "new" wines... I often did the same back in the late nineties, and often surprised myself that I didn't NOT like certain wines. They always would throw in some "mystery" obscure wines back then as well.

by Anonymousreply 10405/23/2020

French reds generally measure 12-12.5% alcohol. If you see 14.0% on the label, get ready for a hangover. Zinfandels from Lodi, CA tip over 15% and just sniffing them will make you drunk.

by Anonymousreply 10505/24/2020

How about 5pm on Sunday now? Cab and pepper steak🍷

by Anonymousreply 10605/24/2020

I am already on my second drink

by Anonymousreply 10705/24/2020

Cheers, gurls!

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by Anonymousreply 10805/24/2020

Again today, I started at 9:00am with vodka and cranberry.

by Anonymousreply 10905/24/2020

LOL.

I have a very strict regimen. A bottle of wine and ONE beer every Saturday.

Well, FUCK THAT- I am allowing myself 4 Corona Lights this evening.

My poor liver. That's 10 drinks for the week- well above the 1 drink per day limit (that I also destroy by having them all in a binge fashion in one sitting)...

by Anonymousreply 11005/24/2020

4:04pm Pacific Time. On my second bottle of chardonnay.

by Anonymousreply 11105/24/2020

R105 Good to know.... as I had not a clue. One redeeming quality of those NZ & Aussie Sauvignon Blancs is that they're a refreshing compliment to spicy dishes: Thai, Korean, Indian, etc. I shouldn't have given the impression they're only good with cheese or alone.

by Anonymousreply 11205/26/2020
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