Re: [WSJ] What's tasteless but expensive? Super-premium vodkas...

CobraBoy (
Wed, 13 May 1998 19:38:14 -0700

At 6:46 PM -0700 5/13/98, I Find Karma cleverly crafted this:

> I always thought vodkas had no taste to them, so sometimes I buy the
> generic brand and use a funnel to pour it into an "Absolut" bottle. My
> guests never know the difference. And every year during Yom Kippur I
> repent for tricking them.
> Rohit says that's what's REALLY tasteless about my vodkas.

Personally I prefer Fris and Skyy.

> By the way, does anyone know what the difference between tastes in gins
> is? I've been told that Boodles martinis are the best, but I've never
> tried one. Any martini drinkers in the house? I usually use Bombay
> Sapphire but I've been told that's the cheap junk.

Actually on this one the low brow Seagrams Gin is pretty damn good for
mixed drinks, and being a stickler for the OG I like Tanquery if I'm
drinking it on the rocks with a twst.

My liver also tells me:

Pinch is damn fine
Crystal is the only Champagne



A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any invention in human history with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila . Mitch Ratliffe, _Technology Review_ April, 1992

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