Old Sep 9, 13, 9:31 am
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aacharya
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Originally Posted by entropy View Post
Well, I don't know about others, but I'm not going to booze up on swill in the club just because its free. At least they still serve decent alcohol on board. If they're charging $11 for a sapphire and tonic on the ground, the $7 on board is a bargain. I'm certainly not going to waste alcohol processing capacity on lousy alcohol.

I'm pretty sure I'm not alone. And the cheapened alcohol, drink it or not, leaves a very bitter taste in the mouths of travelers who haven't seen such plonk since freshman year.
This truly saddens me if true. I pay for Tito's (surprised after all the fanfare about the switch on planes) , and don't mind paying the premium wine pricing. But if they keep downgrading, I'm not going to pay for Smirnoff or Crane Lake.

Then again, most of my flights are very early in the morning, and the red-eye back (after a day of wine tasting). I don't need drinks all that often then.
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