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What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Mglaffas » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:41 am

Title says it all - the local store sells a liter of vermouth for about 5.5 dollars - I consider that a good deal. So, what do you guys drink when everything else fails?

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Shane-O-Matic » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:53 am

Vermouth alone? Sounds like a challenge.

I usually grab a three-litre bottle of cider. Costs £3.50 or so. I I have around £10 to spend, I can get a bottle of vodka or blended whisky.

Cheap wine also works. LIDL (or is it ALDI?) sell bottles of wine for between £3 and £5, and some of them are not so bad.

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by BBoozer » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:18 am

There is already a thread on this subject in TAOGH. 'When you have 20 dollars' or something in that line. Check it out. It's not hard to get loaded on 10 bucks, but personally, without money, I would start looking for a job. After all work = money = booze.

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Mr. Viking » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:09 am

anything I can get my hands on. If I can't afford to buy booze, i can't afford to and I go without. If it's temporary poverty I drink all those things that sit at the back of a cupboard, like vermouth, bitters, home made wine that went wrong. Can usually make booze pretty cheaply if you're desperate but it takes a bit of patience
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Post by coqui_chris » Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:47 am

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by PFrank » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:08 pm

Been there before. Three words: Rot Gut Whiskey. Cheap shit, but it does the job. I lift my glass in hope for happier days for all.

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by ThirstyDrunk » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:38 pm

15$ bottle of old ezra 101 and a $12.99 thirty pack of hamms
every damn night
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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Jiggers McCoy » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:19 am

Can usually survive on the dregs in the liquor cabinet until payday. I cash in my change jar about once a year, and that's usually good for $40 or so, more than enough for a special candy store trip.
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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Hardcore Stig » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:39 am

for me, I always keep my liquer bookcase well stocked so in tough times I have a while before I suffer.

Should it get depsperate though, wither the 3 litre bottles of cider or a shit brand vodka.
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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by One for the Frog » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:08 pm

Cheap stuff

And bar tab

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Post by Frankennietzsche » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:21 pm

IronSheik wrote:15$ bottle of old ezra 101 and a $12.99 thirty pack of hamms
every damn night
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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by ThirstyDrunk » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:29 pm

I meant to say fermented goats milk.
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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by stinie » Sat Nov 17, 2012 1:09 am

Store brand vodka

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by beerkegbilly » Sat Nov 17, 2012 11:31 pm

E&J VS

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Re: What do you drink when you're on a budget?

Post by Mr Boozificator » Sun Nov 18, 2012 3:57 am

I just dance with elderly ladies and keep on drinking top shelf.
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