What type of alcoholic drink for a callback dinner?

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

Postby mrloblaw » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:00 am

luckyme wrote:Four Loko (Classic)


You beat me to it.

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

Postby thesealocust » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:00 am

5ky wrote:
thesealocust wrote:It's a sticky sweet cinnamon scnapps. Would be sort of like slipping on a glass of hard cinammon candy.


I tried drinking it straight in a time of desperate need. Would not recommend. I then mixed the rest with coke in the hope it would taste better. It did not.


The credited mixer is cream soda. It's still a very sweet drink obviously, but with proper proportions ridiculously good.

Note to OP: Try not to order a cinammon schnapps & cream soda at a firm interview.

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

Postby mths » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:04 am

Absinthe - straight

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

Postby Tom Joad » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:11 am

f7 wrote:
mths wrote:Absinthe - straight

You joke but a certain prescription drug-addled TLSer only drank vodka rocks at firm events.

That is a problem?

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

Postby Tom Joad » Sun Aug 12, 2012 1:14 am

f7 wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
f7 wrote:
mths wrote:Absinthe - straight

You joke but a certain prescription drug-addled TLSer only drank vodka rocks at firm events.

That is a problem?

Depends on the firm. At least drink something normal on the rocks, like whiskey.

Yeah I concede that it is different. I just like it.

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

Postby rad lulz » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:03 am

thesealocust wrote:Avoid: drinks designed to mask alcoholism (long island iced tea, martini, etc.),

Shit am I an alcoholic?

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

Postby moonman157 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:10 am

rad lulz wrote:
thesealocust wrote:Avoid: drinks designed to mask alcoholism (long island iced tea, martini, etc.),

Shit am I an alcoholic?


My thoughts on seeing long island iced tea listed

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

Postby pertristis » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:14 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
Icculus wrote:
Anonymous User 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?


whiskey Lagavulin Distiller's Edition, neat.

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

Postby thesealocust » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:16 am

Long island iced tea is like a splash of soda/sweet&sour plus 6 ounces of liquor or something crazy like that. Y'all are alchies.

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

Postby chasgoose » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:23 am

Anonymous User wrote:Ordering no drink means you are boring and categorized as "smart" but likely to be unable to associate with clients.

Ordering a jack and coke means you are unsophisticated.

Ordering a goldschlager on the rocks means you're an idiot.

Stick with wine or beer. Wine - can't go wrong with a Pinot Noir - it goes with everything. Just don't order White Zin or anything Rose.


Pinot Noir just shows that you saw Sideways and think you know something about wine. Also 95% of pinots from CA are garbage fruit bombs designed for people who don't know any better. I'd rather have a North Fork Merlot than a CA pinot any day. Ordering a decent rose (and if you are out to dinner with a law firm the rose is going to be decent/white zin isn't going to be an option) is legit.

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

Postby ben4847 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 2:35 am

and a cigar

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

Postby beardown_tho » Sun Aug 12, 2012 4:02 am

f7 wrote:I've always thought of Long Islands as brazenly advertising alcoholism.


a model of efficiency, really

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

Postby analytic_philosopher » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:36 am

nonprofit-prophet wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
Icculus wrote:
Anonymous User 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?


whiskey Lagavulin, neat.


+1


+1

Or Laphroaig

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

Postby Total Litigator » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:36 am

"Two AMF's please" is the way to go.

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

Postby romothesavior » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:44 am

I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.

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

Postby PaulKriske » Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:57 am

romothesavior wrote:I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.


Yes, but what if youve never drank wine (aside from chugging sutter home with redbull)?

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

Postby top30man » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:22 am

PaulKriske wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.


Yes, but what if youve never drank wine (aside from chugging sutter home with redbull)?

Just order the house red. Or ask the waiter's recommendation.

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

Postby romothesavior » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:22 am

PaulKriske wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.


Yes, but what if youve never drank wine (aside from chugging sutter home with redbull)?

There are alcohol-drinkers among us who have never had wine? :shock: I'd find that hard to believe.

But I agree with top30, order something red that's not too dry. I think pinot noir is a good wine to start with if you haven't had a lot of wines before.

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

Postby moonman157 » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:35 am

thesealocust wrote:Long island iced tea is like a splash of soda/sweet&sour plus 6 ounces of liquor or something crazy like that. Y'all are alchies.


You're not telling me anything I didn't already know, sadly.

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

Postby paratactical » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:40 am

PaulKriske wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.


Yes, but what if youve never drank wine (aside from chugging sutter home with redbull)?

1) Grow up and educate yourself about wine.

or

2) Always defer to what someone else gets.

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

Postby Bildungsroman » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:43 am

Just a reminder that 0Ls ( except para) need to gtfo of this thread.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:58 am

Two people here posted bashing white zin.

I drink a lot of whine. Usually about a bottle a night.

white zin is by a wide margin my favorite single glass wine.

Why the hatred?


Annon cuz i could easily be outed for my love of zin.

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

Postby sunynp » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:03 am

OP: if I'm asked first I just look around the table and ask them what they are having . Or I've said im not sure and asked the server to start with someone else. Thn just go off what they order.

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

Postby chasgoose » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:04 am

f7 wrote:
paratactical wrote:
PaulKriske wrote:
romothesavior wrote:I would be very surprised if they ordered liquor for themselves at the dinner. I had a few CB dinners and they ordered bottles of wine. If you do have to choose, I'd go with a wine, which is a pretty safe dinner choice.


Yes, but what if youve never drank wine (aside from chugging sutter home with redbull)?

1) Grow up and educate yourself about wine.

or

2) Always defer to what someone else gets.

or 3) hope it's one of those dinners where they just offer red or white


Wine really just isn't that hard. If you are as uneducated about wine as you say you are, you probably won't notice or care about the differences between wines. Just don't order the most expensive anything and you will be fine. If you want to learn just start keeping track of what you drink and trying to remember it.

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

Postby paratactical » Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:Two people here posted bashing white zin.

I drink a lot of whine. Usually about a bottle a night.

white zin is by a wide margin my favorite single glass wine.

Why the hatred?


Annon cuz i could easily be outed for my love of zin.

Because legitimately good White Zin is too expensive to buy on someone else's dime without them offering and drinking bad White Zin outs you as having bad taste.




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