RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 141,373
Posts: 5,504,182
Members: 25,126
Currently online: 472
Newest member: Ted Dave

TrekToday headlines

New Abrams Project
By: T'Bonz on Dec 18

IDW Publishing March 2015 Comics
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Paramount Star Trek 3 Expectations
By: T'Bonz on Dec 17

Star Trek #39 Sneak Peek
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Star Trek 3 Potential Director Shortlist
By: T'Bonz on Dec 16

Official Starships Collection Update
By: T'Bonz on Dec 15

Retro Review: Prodigal Daughter
By: Michelle on Dec 13

Sindicate Lager To Debut In The US Next Week
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12

Rumor Mill: Saldana Gives Birth
By: T'Bonz on Dec 12

New Line of Anovos Enterprise Uniforms
By: T'Bonz on Dec 11


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Lounges & General Chat > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Discussion of non-Trek topics.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old December 25 2013, 08:53 AM   #1
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Have you had alcohol turned on you?

GODDAMIT. Stout, my best friend, my mentor, my sexy rye bread lover has turned on me. I never thought this would happen, not with STOUT! It's happened with sooooo many drinks.. but stout, you know that stuff is pure, strong, holy. But apparently nothing is immune from hating on teacake. All of a sudden all the stouts, the darkest, bitterest, most challenging have an awful creamy taste to me, faintly coconut cream. They are sweet and surly and threatening to sicken. I am going to cry.

This is my problem with alcohol, eventually everything is too sweet. I hate sweet, I have no sweet tooth. But drink enough of it and red wine turns to syrup and white wine turns to sweet butter and spirits, they MORPH into every bit of carb loaded sugar they secretly contain. Secretly for other people who don't have this problem and get to ingest all those carb sugars without ever tasting them.

Stout lasted the longest, god bless it. It was my dear bitter friend.

I am sad.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 08:58 AM   #2
Killer Frost
Commodore
 
Killer Frost's Avatar
 
Location: TayLaLaLa
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

If you don't turn on to alcohol...alcohol will turn on you.
Killer Frost is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 09:04 AM   #3
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

Ungrateful liquid!
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 09:16 AM   #4
Snow Miser
I'm Too Much
 
Snow Miser's Avatar
 
Location: Ice-related Pun
View Snow Miser's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Snow Miser Send a message via AIM to Snow Miser
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I stick to vodka and beers when I do drink, it has certainly backfired but at that point I barely remember it anyways.
__________________
Have An Awesome Possum Holiday!
Snow Miser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 09:17 AM   #5
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

Well I don't mean drinking too much.. rather it starts tasting way too sweet and I can no longer drink it.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 09:40 AM   #6
Ar-Pharazon
Rear Admiral
 
Ar-Pharazon's Avatar
 
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I'm about halfway into a litre of Mentholmint Schnapps and I'm feeling just about right.

I'm lucky I could have gone back to schnapps, it was the first thing I ever got smashed on and it was a lotta years before I could stand the taste of it again.

Sometimes it's cheap (sparkling) plonk, sometimes it's lager.

Never too much though. I spent much of my early 20's over-imbibing and I never liked the taste of it coming back up as much as going down.

Sometimes you just have to try something new if your old standby is not doing it for you.
__________________
Rimmer, on what period of history to live in-
“Well, It’d be the 19th century for me, one of Napoleon’s marshals.
The chance to march across Europe with the greatest general of all time and kill Belgians” - (White Hole).
Ar-Pharazon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 09:41 AM   #7
Gov Kodos
Admiral
 
Gov Kodos's Avatar
 
Location: Gov Kodos Regretably far from Boston
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

There's gin. I can't imagine that seeming sweet.
__________________
We are quicksilver, a fleeting shadow, a distant sound... our home has no boundaries beyond which we cannot pass. We live in music, in a flash of color... we live on the wind and in the sparkle of a star! Endora, Bewitched
Gov Kodos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 10:09 AM   #8
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

Really I just want a nice bitter draught. It's hot here.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 10:30 AM   #9
Killer Frost
Commodore
 
Killer Frost's Avatar
 
Location: TayLaLaLa
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I prefer brandy but usually I drink cheap malt liquor. LOL.
Killer Frost is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 11:01 AM   #10
Venardhi
Vice Admiral
 
Venardhi's Avatar
 
Location: Constant transit
Send a message via AIM to Venardhi Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Venardhi
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I generally stick to bourbon, scotch or vodka, straight or with seltzer. Some Bourbons are sweet-ish and some vodka's might be described as sweet, but I don't have your problem it would seem. Maybe switch to IPA? I've always thought part of the appeal of stouts is that they are kind of creamy and sweet.
__________________
"There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Maffia." - Winston Niles Rumfoord.
Venardhi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 11:03 AM   #11
teacake
Fleet Admiral
 
teacake's Avatar
 
Location: Google's ass cave full of the lush, lush asses they have stolen.
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I've gone the IPA route, inevitably they taste of fruit. Though less so if they are British.
__________________

"Damnit Spock. God damnit!" Kirk ST:V
■ ■ ■
Janeway does Melbourne
teacake is online now   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 12:19 PM   #12
Dimesdan
Rear Admiral
 
Dimesdan's Avatar
 
Location: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Dimesdan
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

teacake wrote: View Post
I've gone the IPA route, inevitably they taste of fruit. Though less so if they are British.
As I've grown older, I've migrated from darker, richer ales to lighter ales. The darkest I'll really go is something similar in colour/taste of London Pride which I was drinking last night. Spitfire, Bath Ales Gem and most Badger beers are bloody nice as well.
__________________
People in third world countries are so lucky they don't have to deal with these problems. - TheGodBen

I'm on twitter now. @DimesDaniel
Dimesdan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 25 2013, 11:45 PM   #13
Saga
Rear Admiral
 
Saga's Avatar
 
Location: VA
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Saga Send a message via Yahoo to Saga
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

i usually stick with one drink for several months till i get tired of it then move on to something else. the past several months i've been drinking mostly Jager.
Saga is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 26 2013, 12:23 AM   #14
Kestra
Vice Admiral
 
Kestra's Avatar
 
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I love sweet things so nothing in this thread applies to me!
Kestra is offline   Reply With Quote
Old December 26 2013, 12:27 AM   #15
Solstice
Sexy Wizard
 
Solstice's Avatar
 
Location: I'm so lost T_T
View Solstice's Twitter Profile Send a message via ICQ to Solstice Send a message via AIM to Solstice Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Solstice Send a message via Yahoo to Solstice
Re: Have you had alcohol turned on you?

I used to enjoy a good scotch until the day it came at me with a gun and I had to smash it against the wall. You really can't trust anyone these days.
__________________
Robert Maxwell
I has a blag.
I put on my robe and wizard hat...
Solstice is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.