What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby Lawquacious » Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:19 pm

fatduck wrote:
WODKilla123 wrote:It sounds like safest bet is to just drink the house wine but if a lawyer ahead of me gets a brew then it's ok to get Stella/Dos Equis/Beck (which I prefer >>> wine).

at a V10, get wine regardless. V11-V20, it's okay to get a beer as long as you aren't the first to do so. V21-V27, you can get a beer as long as wine has not been explicitly discussed prior to ordering, but only Heineken or Beck's. at a V28, you can only get Beck's. at V29 and below, high life is credited in all situations.


:lol:

IDK, at V28 Beck's is pretty dicey. But, yeah, your def cool with Equis at a V28.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby Fark-o-vision » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:06 am

fatduck wrote:
WODKilla123 wrote:It sounds like safest bet is to just drink the house wine but if a lawyer ahead of me gets a brew then it's ok to get Stella/Dos Equis/Beck (which I prefer >>> wine).

at a V10, get wine regardless. V11-V20, it's okay to get a beer as long as you aren't the first to do so. V21-V27, you can get a beer as long as wine has not been explicitly discussed prior to ordering, but only Heineken or Beck's. at a V28, you can only get Beck's. at V29 and below, high life is credited in all situations.


Whoa...You think Heineken=more prestigious than Beck's? Good luck with unemployment, bro.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby romothesavior » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:36 am

fatduck wrote:
WODKilla123 wrote:It sounds like safest bet is to just drink the house wine but if a lawyer ahead of me gets a brew then it's ok to get Stella/Dos Equis/Beck (which I prefer >>> wine).

at a V10, get wine regardless. V11-V20, it's okay to get a beer as long as you aren't the first to do so. V21-V27, you can get a beer as long as wine has not been explicitly discussed prior to ordering, but only Heineken or Beck's. at a V28, you can only get Beck's. at V29 and below, high life is credited in all situations.

We drank McCormick's and RC Cola at my non-Vault secondary market "biglaw" firm.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby ilovesf » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:47 am

If you go to a firm dinner but it is not a cb, should you write thank you notes to all the attys there? Or maybe just the organizer?

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby thesealocust » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:29 am

ilovesf wrote:If you go to a firm dinner but it is not a cb, should you write thank you notes to all the attys there? Or maybe just the organizer?


No.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby Reprisal » Tue Aug 14, 2012 3:00 am

I'd write that this thread is unbelievable, but we're on TLS, where ostensibly bright individuals struggle to parse the difference between coffee and lunch.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby kellyfrost » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:53 pm

Congac VSOP.

I've never had a callback dinner, but I am employed. If I did have a call back dinner I would order cognac. But since that stage of life has come and gone, I usually order Coors Light or a micro brew that sounds good.
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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:15 pm

Seriously, stop.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby clshopeful » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:32 pm

joemoviebuff wrote:PBR.


lmaoooooo

Fancy steak restaurant, "I'll take a PBR, in the can"

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby biglawhopeful18 » Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:47 am

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Apr 06, 2017 11:24 am

Pay attention to what the associates order--mainly the price. Order something you like in that price range. There are two main situations where your alcohol choice becomes pretentious: 1) You discuss your alcohol with someone who doesn't care, or 2) you bemoan the fact your preferred alcohol isn't available. (There is almost always an acceptable substitute, and if you can't find a replacement, you likely have idiosyncratic preferences and don't need to complain when the world doesn't cater to them.)

Source: former bartender at high-end, business-oriented establishment.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:04 pm

Coors Light in a bottle.
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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby sublime » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:08 pm

kellyfrost wrote:Coors Light in a bottle.


Banned for needlessly necroing threads even after being told not to.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby waldorf » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:15 pm

sublime wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:Coors Light in a bottle.


Banned for needlessly necroing threads even after being told not to.


Wtf?

But you can say horrible things that are very offensive to hurricane victims without consequence. Got it

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby sublime » Sat Sep 09, 2017 2:23 pm

bwaldorf wrote:
sublime wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:Coors Light in a bottle.


Banned for needlessly necroing threads even after being told not to.


Wtf?

But you can say horrible things that are very offensive to hurricane victims without consequence. Got it


It was a day. He will live. But a few posts above when he initially necro'd a five year old thread a few months ago he was told to stop.

And yea, that was a bad look. I apologized for a drunken failed attempt at a joke prior to the storm hitting. It obviously looked even worse in retrospect and would have/am fine taking a ban for it.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby Andytan » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:41 pm

NYC2014 wrote:I'm planning to choose based on what those before me order, obviously, but if I'm first, may God help me. I was thinking jack and coke would be safe, but then say I order that and the three partners with me all order wines by name. But if I order wine, and they all get vodka mixers or some shit...fml, no offer inc.

What's a safe, manly, mature drink to order?


Jack and coke? Are you serious? Are you 17 years old drinking secretly from your parents lol. Never ever order jack and coke or anything with coke, they will realize that you grew up in a rural area (it is obvious that you did).

You must order vine depending on what you have ordered for dinner. If you are eating fish or chicken you must order white. If you are eating steak, order red.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:47 pm

Anon isn't a license to be a dick, even if you're answering a question from 2012.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby texas1100 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:20 pm

Top shelf Long Island is typical if you're in corporate

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby UVA2B » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:28 pm

BlendedUnicorn wrote:Anon isn't a license to be a dick, even if you're answering a question from 2012.


No outing? Was this not worthy of it?

Edit: realized it was outed, my b.
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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby BlendedUnicorn » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:31 pm

UVA2B wrote:
BlendedUnicorn wrote:Anon isn't a license to be a dick, even if you're answering a question from 2012.


No outing? Was this not worthy of it?


I did out. Not my fault it's a poster with 0 other posts.

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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

Postby kellyfrost » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:33 pm

texas1100 wrote:Top shelf Long Island is typical if you're in corporate



+1
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Re: What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

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