…what’s a mixer?
Which also explains why you cried so much about ice in your drink …
The mixer is the guy who mixes the gin, ice and 1/2 teaspoon of vermouth in the shiny metal cylinder.
So I’m the mixer. Now the story makes sense.
Is that like vermouth and olives?
i thought i was a high school dance
Mixer: corrupting substance to be kept carefully segregated from the single malt.
When I was a kid my dad rented a mixer to lay down a new sidewalk in our backyard.
Its what you use with Ever Clear or ‘Shine to keep it from taking the skin off the roof of your mouth and hide its kick from a hot date.
I think it has something to do with the difference between Sunbeam and moonshine.
I had a few of those in college. It involves a funnel and many kinds of cheap beer.
A mixer is something used by someone who doesn’t like the taste of alcohol. I’ve heard they were popularized during prohibition to hide the foul taste of the rot gut stuff available at the time.
Quality spirits require no mixers, and with some, it’s a sin. A good single malt, for example, requires only a few drops of water ‘to cut the heat’, as a Scot would say.
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