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Favourite nightcap/spirit/liqueur?

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Lastyearsmodel Mon 25-Aug-08 21:16:26

Following the success of favourite whisky thread for DP, need a present for friends too - what's your favourite late-night drink? I'm thinking something straight up with ice, maybe a liqueur but not creamy like Baileys?
Quite like a Cointreau myself.

AMumInScotland Mon 25-Aug-08 21:20:51

I'm a fan of sloe gin, or cherry brandy - but then I do have a very sweet tooth!

dereelicte Mon 25-Aug-08 21:21:03

I'd like to be able to say that I drink whisky like a bad ass, but the shameful truth is that I like Amaretto. Mmmmmm sugary.

lilolilmanchester Mon 25-Aug-08 21:31:34

My fave is Baileys. I like Tia Maria in coffee with cream on the top. Had Limoncello (sp?) for the first time at a friend's recently and it was lush. Also like Cointreau. Infact there's not much I don't drink come to think of it!

Lastyearsmodel Mon 25-Aug-08 21:31:36

Oooh, I love Amaretto too. The idea of whisky appeals but the reality makes me gip and wince. Perhaps I'm not sophisticated enough.
AMum - Never tried cherry brandy. Any brands to look out for?

dereelicte Mon 25-Aug-08 21:39:46

Yes, I'd like to be able to swig it manfully while wearing black and solving gritty murders.

Lastyearsmodel Mon 25-Aug-08 21:47:01

Or wearing something slashed to the waist and bringing men to their knees with a single glance... And not getting a hangover.

expatinscotland Mon 25-Aug-08 21:48:02

In the Autumn and winter, whisky.

AMumInScotland Mon 25-Aug-08 21:48:11

LastYear - Cherry Marnier is very nice, assuming you like stuff that's sweet and fruit-flavoured!

lucysmam Mon 25-Aug-08 21:48:16

amaretto or tia maria . . . yummy scrummy

Nigeela Mon 25-Aug-08 21:49:05

can of lager? i'm classy me.

serin Mon 25-Aug-08 23:29:45

Brandy.

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