Alcoholic drinks which have fallen from favour

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Alcoholic drinks which have fallen from favour

Post by verytalldave » Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:10 am

Who remembers.........
PONY (Cant imagine why that failed to catch on)
CHERRY B (Thats the one for me)
BABYCHAM (The geniune champagne perry)
CYDRAX (sounds like a nuclear power station)
PEARDRAX
SHERRY FROM CYPRUS
Also......
Tom Thumb cigars - the christmas gift for men
Manikin cigars - smelt like old dog poo
Castellas - for the price of a pint


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Post by dave mc » Thu Nov 30, 2006 8:12 am

Welcome verytalldave.

Some good ones there :wink:

I was always partial to a Tom Thumb cigar at Christmas.
But since stopping smoking some 15/16 years ago, I would rather chew my arm off than smoke anything ever again.

I liked Babycham as well - but was too embarrassed to admit it.
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Post by Xetal » Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:13 am

Welcome to the madhouse, VTD! Image

I remember those.

Another one that seems to have fallen by the wayside is Royal Mint Chocolate Liqueur: I searched in vain for it on the ferry and in Amsterdam on a trip to Holland around Easter.
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Re: Alcoholic drinks which have fallen from favour

Post by Kool » Sat Dec 02, 2006 12:27 pm

verytalldave wrote:
PONY (Cant imagine why that failed to catch on)
CHERRY B (Thats the one for me)
BABYCHAM (The geniune champagne perry)
I remember those three. Pony tasted like sherry, (I liked it), Cherry B was sweet and colourful, (an early "alco-pop?") and Babycham felt sophisticated in those days, but I didn't like it much.
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Post by cobblerian » Sat Dec 02, 2006 2:01 pm

My mum used to drink "brandy & babycham" 3 and you had to carry her home!


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Post by cobblerian » Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:57 pm

VTD. With reference to your mysteriously locked thread, Worthington White Shield is still in production and I think you can get it mail order. Try a google search.

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Post by verytalldave » Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:53 am

Yes. I couldnt understand either why the moderaters locked that post.
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Anyhow, thanks for your information. However, having a drink at home is never quite the same as having one in a pub, so I will probably give it a miss. I will keep looking, now I know its still being made. Thanks!

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Post by charliemonk » Fri Dec 15, 2006 8:47 pm

Advocat, since it is made with raw egg and Edwina Currie pooh poohed anything that is made from chickens bum products. Despite the fact that there was enough alcohol in it ( If made correctlly ) to kill all known germs dead.
I dont know the recipe, but my mum used to make her own and if you let the bottle stand for too long it would seperate UUUGGGHHH !!!!

May I offer anyone a snowball.

Sloe gin was very nice and warming on a cold Chrimble evening too!

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Post by pandammonium » Sun Dec 17, 2006 5:16 pm

verytalldave wrote:Yes. I couldnt understand either why the moderaters locked that post.
Nowt to do with this moderator, unlike its unlocking.

Charliemonk: eggs don't come from a chicken's bum, silly! ;) But I'll take you up on the offer of a snowball!

I remember when I was little, some relative had a birthday party in this dubious pub, and many snowballs were bought for me and some little cousin of mine, once removed, or whatever she was (I don't know how all that works). It used to come in little bottles then, probably about the size of a mixer bottle now.

Last Christmas, I bought a bottle or two of Advocaat and drank many snowballs - extra-delicious with a glace cherry. I may acquire another bottle or two this year...
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Post by dave mc » Sun Dec 17, 2006 9:23 pm

pandammonium wrote:
verytalldave wrote:Yes. I couldnt understand either why the moderaters locked that post.
Nowt to do with this moderator, unlike its unlocking.
Wasn't me, either. :roll:
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Post by eccles » Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:44 am

Nor me :?

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Post by pandammonium » Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:26 pm

That's a good question, Eccles. A very good question indeed.

Maybe you should do some delving into the logs or something.
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Post by dave mc » Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:04 am

PANDA! :shock:

You're still around then?

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Post by pandammonium » Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:39 pm

Of course I am! Would I leave my Wavey-Davey? Yellow_Flash_Colorz_PDT_02
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Post by Bluebottle » Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:19 pm

MMmmm - advocaat - reminds me of a new years party many years ago. Someone had mixed up some snowball in a 2 litre plastic pop bottle :!: . It was towards the end of the festivities when I discovered it, still full.... It didn't stay that way for very long :shock: :? :lol:
? I must have some booze. I demand to have some booze.
? This place has become impossible. Nothing to eat, freezing cold and now a madman on the prowl outside with eels.


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