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Complimentary alcohol options at CLT Admirals Club

Old Mar 2, 2023, 12:04 pm
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Complimentary alcohol options at CLT Admirals Club

Ok. Newbie here….what is considered “house drinks” that are free in the Admirals Club. Does it included any basic alcohol drinks? Thank you
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 12:06 pm
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Originally Posted by machong
Ok. Newbie here….what is considered “house drinks” that are free in the Admirals Club. Does it included any basic alcohol drinks? Thank you
Wine and beer (at least some of them) are free.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 1:21 pm
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Originally Posted by WeekendTraveler
Wine and beer (at least some of them) are free.
Any rail or "non brand name" liquor. The vodka is usually gut rot. I either wait for the flight.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 1:37 pm
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Off the top of my head:
Cruzan Rum
Evan Williams Burboun
New Amsterdam Gin
Svedka Vodka
Coors Light
1 Red and 1 White
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 6:35 pm
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really pathetic that they won't provide at least "mid-shelf" complimentary liquor. Cheap cheap cheap!
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 6:41 pm
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The only correction I might make to that above list is that the complimentary bourbon has been Jim Beam lately. Neither Evan Williams nor Jim beam are great, but they are drinkable with cola or club soda. I won't drink them on the rocks like I do Woodford and other higher class bourbons.

The three biggest, most glaring omissions for me are scotch, tequila, and sparkling wine. I don't care for scotch, but a lot of people do. It's also surprising to me that there are no complimentary tequilas or sparkling wines.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by nachosdelux
really pathetic that they won't provide at least "mid-shelf" complimentary liquor. Cheap cheap cheap!
I remember the great Gordon’s Rebellion at Delta Sky Clubs. At least AA is not that bad. Honestly for complimentary offerings I don’t expect upmarket neat sippers, but something that’s decent mixed.

I would, however, take some delux nachos.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by nachosdelux
really pathetic that they won't provide at least "mid-shelf" complimentary liquor. Cheap cheap cheap!
Sadly these are upgrades over what they used to serve, which was McCormick brand sprirts, which I would liken to drug store brands selling for $8 / 1.75L.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 7:36 pm
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Still lamenting the loss of drink chits.

Fly international from JFK/DFW/ORD/LAX/MIA and get decent liquor.
Fly international from other airport (including CLT/PHL) and get crap.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 7:40 pm
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Originally Posted by thunderdeacon
The three biggest, most glaring omissions for me are scotch, tequila, and sparkling wine. I don't care for scotch, but a lot of people do. It's also surprising to me that there are no complimentary tequilas or sparkling wines.
They wouldn't even need to purchase any scotch. Given the quality, they may as well just get some Jet-A from the ramp.
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Old Mar 2, 2023, 7:41 pm
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Originally Posted by javabytes
I remember the great Gordon’s Rebellion at Delta Sky Clubs. At least AA is not that bad. Honestly for complimentary offerings I don’t expect upmarket neat sippers, but something that’s decent mixed.

I would, however, take some delux nachos.
Ordered a G&T at the T5 AC in LAX and the bartender gave me Gordon’s…
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Old Mar 3, 2023, 2:14 am
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Miller Lite on draft is free at the C/D club.
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Old Mar 3, 2023, 4:12 am
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Wine and beer
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Old Mar 3, 2023, 6:03 am
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The comp liquor actually improved during Covid. If I recall correctly, it was to make up for the FL closures - thankfully they haven't reverted to the plastic bottle bottom shelf liquor they served pre-Covid.
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Old Mar 3, 2023, 6:10 am
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Originally Posted by thunderdeacon
The three biggest, most glaring omissions for me are scotch, tequila, and sparkling wine. I don't care for scotch, but a lot of people do. It's also surprising to me that there are no complimentary tequilas or sparkling wines.
This, 100%. Why no scotch? They could at least use some Famous Grouse or Dewar's or something...
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