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See This ? © It means I own that name !! Found me a new Martini..BTW, a Peperoncini IS a PEPPER, as one lovely lady knows. Her name is Purpleborough

Peperoncini Martini©

1. Just a splash of the juice of bottled/canned Peperoncini

2. Gin or Vodka

3. Drizzle of Dry Vermouth 

4. Enjoy !

5. For those of an uncouth OR jes gimme a brewski nature, do not forget to chomp down on the Peperoncini

6. NOW ENJOY !

7. Hey, imaeyetalian ! Actually SICILIAN ! SHHHH, Omerta !!

AND you can find the lovely lady here:

https://purpleborough.wordpress.com/author/purpleborough/

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Drop them in an Extra Extra Dry Martini, continue to “cook”..

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I had no knowledge of this BUT now that I do..

..I shall now prepare the first of my malarial control regimen for the day!

Delicious Variations of Gin & Tonic Cocktails

From Chilled Magazine

The Gin and Tonic was originally made to prevent and treat malaria. In India and other tropical regions, malaria was (and in some places continues to be) a persistent problem. It was discovered in the 1700′s that quinine (a natural white crystalline alkaloid found in the bark of the cinchona tree and still used today as an ingredient in tonic water) had fever-reducing, antimalarial, painkilling and anti-inflammatory properties, and could be used to prevent and treat the disease.

The drawback? Quinine had a very bitter and unpleasant taste. British officers in India in the early 19th century took to adding a mixture of water, sugar, lime and gin to the quinine, thus making the drink more palatable. Soldiers in India were already given a gin ration, and the sweet concoction inevitably made sense. The Gin and Tonic was born.

Rather than mixing up just an ordinary Gin & Tonic, Hendrick’s Gin has provided us with a delicious and easy recipe. Hendrick’s is infused with cucumber and rose, which adds a nice twist to the classic Gin and Tonic cocktail.

http://drinkwire.liquor.com/post/delicious-variations-of-gin-tonic-cocktails?utm_source=zergnet.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=zergnet_170720#.

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AND from the ever popular ‘News You Can Use’ department..

The science behind everything you need to know about hangovers

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/09/04/science-behind-everything-need-to-know-about-hangovers/?intcmp=features

The Myths:

1. I Feel Like Death Because Alcohol Made Me Dehydrated.

2. Mixing Boozes Will Make You More Hungover.

3. Vodka Makes Me Less Hungover Than Other Spirits.

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I would drink “heavily” too, if I “ate” a swan..

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Enough of the bullshit! On to something important..

http://liquor.com/spirit/vodka/

  Vodka

Vodka is a chameleon and blends seamlessly with just about anything. This is no accident: While there are no universal rules for producing the spirit, the final product is supposed to be colorless, odorless and tasteless. With that said, vodka isn’t completely neutral, and a number of distillers actually leave in a good amount of flavor. (The best way to taste these subtle differences is to drink vodka neat at room temperature.)

Traditionally, vodka was made from potatoes, corn or grains, but it is now made from a range of exotic bases including grapes, maple syrup and even soybeans. Unlike Scotches and cognacs, which are made in pot stills, vodka is usually produced in a high-volume, continuous column still. After distillation, the spirit is filtered to remove any remaining impurities. Coal is a traditional filter, but brands today use a range of materials, even including diamonds. Vodka isn’t aged and can be bottled and sold immediately after production. What’s also helping to drive sales in America is the wide range of flavored vodkas now on the market.

While the spirit may be clear, its history isn’t. No one is sure where it was first made. Each vodka-producing country, of course, claims to be the inventor. What we do know is that people began drinking vodka in America as early as the beginning of the 20th century. Sales of the spirit were low until after World War II, when Americans began to shift away from Scotch and bourbon. This movement was helped by Smirnoff’s aggressive marketing in the ‘50s and ‘60s and later by the introduction of the Swedish Absolut and the super-premium Grey Goose. Today, vodka is the most popular spirit in America and outsells rum, tequila and gin combined.

HOW TO DRINK VODKA:

Vodka can be drunk straight when chilled, but it also works well in an array of famous cocktails such as the Martini, Vesper, Screwdriver, Bloody Mary and Greyhound.

VODKA BRANDS:

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Tolja’!

Adios Motherfucker (A.M.F.)

Ingredients:

Mixing instructions:

Pour all ingredients except the 7-Up into a chilled glass filled with ice cubes. Top with 7-Up and stir gently.

http://www.webtender.com/db/drink/5629

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Enough with the cutesy stuff..

Purple Elastic Thunder Fuck

Ingredients:

Mixing instructions:

Chill, shake, and strain into shooter glass.

Creator/contributor’s comments:

Go ahead and call a cab before you shoot this one!

http://www.webtender.com/db/drink/2901

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