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bottoms up !

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Post by Lucky Chicken » Mon Jun 23, 2014 8:07 am

nice... only 5 or 10 years and my flask will get lighter!


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Post by Midwest Ed » Mon Jun 23, 2014 9:26 am

Incorporate this alcohol powder into a hops and malt flavored Fizzy or Alka-Seltzer tablet and voilà, back country beer! :D
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Post by hooky » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:48 am

Midwest Ed wrote:Incorporate this alcohol powder into a hops and malt flavored Fizzy or Alka-Seltzer tablet and voilà, back country beer! :D
http://isleroyaleforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2110

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Post by DonNewcomb » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:45 am

58% alcohol by weight? Well, Everclear is like 95% alcohol by weight. In a 2-3 oz Platypus flask you can carry a lot of "juice" for not much weight. I'll still go for the extra weight of a good brandy or Irish Whiskey. It's not all about the buzz.

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Re: bottoms up !

Post by Lucky Chicken » Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:50 am

DonNewcomb wrote:58% alcohol by weight? Well, Everclear is like 95% alcohol by weight. In a 2-3 oz Platypus flask you can carry a lot of "juice" for not much weight. I'll still go for the extra weight of a good brandy or Irish Whiskey. It's not all about the buzz.
now we are talking! But you forgot Bourbon!


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Re: bottoms up !

Post by Midwest Ed » Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:52 am

DonNewcomb wrote:58% alcohol by weight? Well, Everclear is like 95% alcohol by weight. In a 2-3 oz Platypus flask you can carry a lot of "juice" for not much weight. I'll still go for the extra weight of a good brandy or Irish Whiskey. It's not all about the buzz.
That was the root of my original concept years ago. . . A beer flavored Fizzy and a 1/2 ounce of Everclear.
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Re: bottoms up !

Post by DonNewcomb » Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:56 am

Lucky Chicken wrote:
DonNewcomb wrote:58% alcohol by weight? Well, Everclear is like 95% alcohol by weight. In a 2-3 oz Platypus flask you can carry a lot of "juice" for not much weight. I'll still go for the extra weight of a good brandy or Irish Whiskey. It's not all about the buzz.
now we are talking! But you forgot Bourbon!
What ever makes your duckie quack. I'm a fan of Lagavulin but my brother an I can both agree on Tullamore Dew. So, that's what we normally pack. However, he did recently introduce me to a "Red Hot" flavored Bourbon liquor that's a real eye-opener. Not sure I'd want to carry it on a quiet week of backpacking. Not exactly a good choice as a mellow introspective drink.

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