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  1. #1
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    Bourbon and cola

    Bourbon and cola...I know it's not a connoisseur's choice, but I find it rather delicious. I drank JD and cola on the rocks tonight, and it was really very good...I wanted to drink again and again (but did not do so)

    What do you think?

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    Bourbon and coke for years had me believing I didn't like bourbon. Turns out I just didn't like it with coke.
    Simplicity is the essence of universality - MK Ghandi

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    It was my staple bourbon diet for about 15 years....
    Then my tastes matured and I pushed myself into drinking it neat / with water / over ice.
    I still go back to Ready to Drink bourbon and coke for convenience at parties etc, but now my concern is more about the calories contained in the coke (I must be getting older )

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    Quote Originally Posted by jeff
    Bourbon and coke for years had me believing I didn't like bourbon. Turns out I just didn't like it with coke.
    The exact same thing happened with me, I thought bourbon and coke was the only way to drink bourbon, so I came to the conclusion, early on, that I did not like bourbon.

    Off subject now,........
    In the late80's/early90's a friend turned me on to Maker's Mark, and I would then buy a bottle shortly before every Christmas and mix it with egg nog.
    I gradually converted to MM with crushed ice, and finally neat.
    I think MM nose is what hooked me on bourbon.

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    Quote Originally Posted by camduncan
    but now my concern is more about the calories contained in the coke (I must be getting older )
    Have a "Slim Jim".
    That is Jim Beam and Diet Coke.

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    Smile Re: Bourbon and cola

    Quote Originally Posted by mrt
    Bourbon and cola...I know it's not a connoisseur's choice, but I find it rather delicious. I drank JD and cola on the rocks tonight, and it was really very good...I wanted to drink again and again (but did not do so)

    What do you think?
    It depends on what kind of mood I'm in...Right now I am having the same as you, Jack and Coke. I'm having it now because I have a pizza and wings on the way! Goes great with Jack and Coke.

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    Thumbs down Re: Bourbon and cola

    It is way too sweet, for me. I don't like it.

    Tim
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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    Must admit I've never tried it, most likely never will.
    Tim

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    I only ever drink this when I'm on a night out to get hammered! It reminds me of cough sweets? I drink my Bourbon straight 99% of the time.

    Oh and indoors I have not ever added anything but a drop or two of water to my whiskey - and I last did that when Moses was a boy come to think of it.

    Gimme it straight or not at all!
    Philip

    I guess good whiskey really does tickle my pickle!

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    Re: Bourbon and cola

    Quote Originally Posted by Ambernecter

    Gimme it straight or not at all!
    I'm with Ambernecter!!
    Mmm, dat's good!
    Pappy's Friend

 

 

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