What's your favorite cold weather Nip?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by SpeySpaz, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. Mike Rupp

    Mike Rupp New Member

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    Blackberry Brandy? Are you from Wisconsin? That stuff is a mandatory part of the survival kits of snowmobilers all around the state. It's been a while since I've had that stuff, but I do remember it warming me up quite nicely.
     
  2. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    wow, what an assortment!
    of course, cautionary tales abound about drunken wading, driving loaded from the river, etc.
    this is what's great about fishing buddies and small flasks- if you share, you'll never get DWI or WWI (wading while intoxicated, often culminates in a nice bracing swim in the river)
    I'm probably going to christen my flask with a wee dram of Irish (Jameson's) and Speyburn single malt after that, but there's some great ideas to try out in this string!
     
  3. Steelie Mike

    Steelie Mike Active Member

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    Wild Breed Wild Turkey with a PBR.
     
  4. Hal Eckert

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  5. fullerfly

    fullerfly Calvin Fuller

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    I wish I had a flask...I am tired of carrying 40's of OE and 211 while fishing...edward 40 hands and spey casting don't mix.
     
  6. KEM

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    I'm glad I didn't go to college with Calvin...I'd still be there!
     
  7. sashjo

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    I don't drink and fish. I'm dangerous enough driving a 5500# truck and swinging a 2H rod. I keep a flask of my favorite digestif in the truck for medical purposes only. I would suggest you add to your list a good grappa like Nonino Optima.
     
  8. david.schepers

    david.schepers skeeps

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    Jim Beam, the green bottle, ummmm.
     
  9. Adam Taylor

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    bulleit bourbon
    mr. boston blackberry brandy
    dr. mcgillicudy's schnapps
     
  10. Jergens

    Jergens AKA Joe Willauer

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    Ed Call Mumbling Moderator Staff Member

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    Man, there are some fellas drinking some exotic stuff. We should hook up...I'll tie on all your flies for nips of your fancy flask contents...otherwise a blue collar hack like me will never get a chance to experience that level of gastronomic or "digestif" bliss.

    I'm currently hitting on some Meridaian Chardonnay (2007) and since there is less than half a bottle I'm not using a glass and I'm thinking on how to find an hour to fish tomorrow in my overbooked schedule while also working hard to avoid sleep.
     
  12. William Wallace

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    FIREBALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!OH YAAAAAA!!!!!!!Stuff warms the tummy and even makes me cast better! Well, okay I cast shittier, but my arm does not hurt as much. If you ever meet me on the river it is always on my side so stop by and try some.
     
  13. Jim Wallace

    Jim Wallace Smells like low tide.

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    Fireball ya say? sounds like it warms goin down!:beer1:
    Idunno anymore. was a tiem when I could reach ut an scoop a cup of snow off the roof of the rig on the way up the mountain an add a tad o Yukon Jack an call it a Yellow Snow! DON'T EAT YELLOW SNOW!
    Then it was Crown Royal for a while. But the king is dead.
    Wild Turkeys can kick your ass! Long live the turkeys. ptyd
     
  14. dpiscator

    dpiscator www.jjsjigs.com

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    Wild Turkey: When you absolutely, positively need a drink and low on scratch... except no substitutions.
     
  15. SpeySpaz

    SpeySpaz still an authority on nothing

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    a little coffe from the thermos and you have a cafe correto! good call!