Cocktails on a domestic flight

Old Jun 14, 16, 10:42 pm
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Talking Cocktails on a domestic flight

What alcoholic cocktails can a flight attendant (or you) make from the standard liquors and juices/sodas/etc. on a domestic AA flight? I'm especially interested in things you actually order regularly and enjoy.

Here's my list of regulars, but I'm not terribly creative so I'm sure you guys have thought of things I haven't.
  • Jack and ginger (Jack Daniels and ginger ale, my go-to flight drink)
  • Woodford and ginger (similar, now that there's Woodford)
  • ginger ale and vodka (yeah I like ginger ale)
  • rum and coke
  • gin and tonic
  • bloody mary
  • screwdriver (orange juice and vodka)

Here's the list of what you have to work with, under "Beverages": https://www.aa.com/i18n/travelInform...main-cabin.jsp

I've never done anything with the Baileys, Canadian Club White Label, Dewar's White Label, or Amaretto.
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Old Jun 14, 16, 10:49 pm
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It's not liquor, but would a Mimosa count?

An easy one is whiskey and soda.

Cranberry juice and odka
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Old Jun 14, 16, 10:55 pm
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Gin and ginger...surprised you haven't tried that one yet, it's not bad
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Old Jun 14, 16, 11:00 pm
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Originally Posted by coolcoil View Post
It's not liquor, but would a Mimosa count?
Oh interesting! Do they reliably have champagne?


Originally Posted by Uzzar View Post
Gin and ginger...surprised you haven't tried that one yet, it's not bad
Ooh another ginger drink. Will definitely try that one.
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Old Jun 14, 16, 11:01 pm
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Long Island Iced Tea, if you bring your own hurricane glass.
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Old Jun 14, 16, 11:13 pm
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I usually partake in one of the following:

Seabreeze - vodka, cranberry juice, and lime
Madras - orange juice, cranberry juice, rum
Gimlet - 3-4 squeezed lime pieces, 1 sugar packet, gin
Lancer - Woodford and champagne
Irish coffee - coffee with Jack Daniels
Bourbon (neat)

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Old Jun 15, 16, 12:15 am
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Woodford and Coke pair well.

As does Baileys and Coffee.
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Old Jun 15, 16, 12:41 am
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Cuba libre: rum and Diet Coke with a lime (less calories than regular Coca Cola)
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Cement mixer.
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Old Jun 15, 16, 9:39 am
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Cement mixer.
LOL those things are brutal. Had an encounter with one of those in college and never hope to again.
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Old Jun 15, 16, 9:49 am
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There's more sugar than alcohol in this thread

--Woodford - on the rocks (to cut the sweetness)
--The Glenlivet - neat
--Dewars - on the rocks (to make it tolerable)
--Titos and club soda
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Old Jun 15, 16, 10:39 am
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Surprised no one has mentioned these yet:

--Amaretto and Coffee
--Gin and Tonic
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Old Jun 15, 16, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by smuDC-10 View Post
LOL those things are brutal. Had an encounter with one of those in college and never hope to again.
Had one for my 21st. Never again.
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Old Jun 15, 16, 1:12 pm
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Originally Posted by Uzzar View Post
Gin and ginger...surprised you haven't tried that one yet, it's not bad
A 'buck' is any drink made with liquor and ginger ale - one of my favorites is the gin buck. Gin, heavy splash of ginger ale, squeeze of lemon juice. Very refreshing.
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I had to look up what a "cement mixer" was. I am not surprised you found it brutal. It's nasty If I am having a Baileys then I prefer it as part of a B52 - but I don't think I'd get that on AA.
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