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Old 04-30-2013, 02:56 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Mongrel View Post
NyQuil has a higher ABV than beer. Whiskey is stronger than NyQuil. Have a shot or two and get some sleep.
but nyquil and whiskey are nasty
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:24 AM   #12
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Old 04-30-2013, 04:00 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by lumpher View Post
but nyquil and whiskey are nasty
buy better whiskey

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Old 04-30-2013, 04:09 AM   #14
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I am planning my next mead to be medicinal, specifically for this scenario. It will be a lemon and mistletoe with a tiny amount of clove. It will be 18% off dry and served in 2-3oz pours warm like a gluwein.
I'm not drunk, I'm from Wisconsin.
We have been out drinking your state since 1848!

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:48 PM   #15
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Gluwein sounds great! I usually make a hot toddy or two when I'm ill. 1 1/2 ounces brandy, 1/2 ounce lemon juice and 1/2 of maple syrup. I switch brandy to whiskey sometimes. Fill the rest of a coffee cup with hot water.

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:55 PM   #16
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I'll occasionally have a beer when I'm sick, but they usually taste like straight sparge water to me and then I have to pound water to stay hydrated. I rather prefer chamomile tea (or sleepytime or some kind of mint) with jack daniels and a large dollop of honey.

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Old 04-30-2013, 03:54 PM   #17
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I'll use the opportunity to drink away some of the beers that aren't all that great (typically leftover commercial brews). When my sinuses are clogged my sense of taste/smell is nearly non-existent.
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Old 04-30-2013, 04:10 PM   #18
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I made a cinnamon nutmeg cider about 6 months ago. I warmed a couple bottles of it on the stove with a cinnamon stick and a clove, a bit of lemon juice and you've got yourself a healthier niquil!!

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Old 04-30-2013, 04:39 PM   #19
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Woke up this morning feeling like a million bucks. Thanks to the beer gods, they have cured be.

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Old 04-30-2013, 06:29 PM   #20
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I do NOT prefer to drink beer when I have a cold. It doesn't taste as good, and I generally don't feel better for it.

That said, I did enjoy a glass of my American Amber while weeding out the hops beds last night. It seemed like a shame to just sit there weeding without a glass of beer.

I did not feel any better this morning, but some sinus and allergy meds has at least relieved the pressure and snuffiness somewhat. Maybe I just didn't get enough buzz yesterday. I shold try again tonight.

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