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OK the topic link is tenuous but I am having real problems drinking in pubs

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KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 22:37:29

Mainly because I don't drink alcohol

But neither do I drink coke/OJ/fruit juices

I don't like lemonade out of the tap thingie/J2O

& mainly I like sweet drinks (at home I like ribena or Welshs Grape & peach juice)

So can you suggest something I could drink?

BoysAreLikeZombies Thu 16-Oct-08 22:40:35

I like tonic water with a slice of lemon.

LadyLaGore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:41:24

soda and lime

KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 22:41:43

Not nearly sweet enough

I don't do water - it makes me pass out

ScareyBitchFeast Thu 16-Oct-08 22:42:15


LadyLaGore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:42:38

they have blackcurrent cordial in pubs. for rum and black. ask for rum and black without the rum

LadyLaGore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:43:04

xpost (we must be right)

KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 22:43:19

No because they generally buy cheap(er) squash & that tend to have artificial sweetners in (ribena doesn't)

solidgoldskullonastick Thu 16-Oct-08 22:44:07

Blackcurrant cordial and tap water. (THey will hate you as they can't charge you more than about 25p for it but are legally obliged to serve you). You could also try blackcurrant and soda/sparkling water. And some pubs still have bottles of lime cordial/orange squash/peppermint cordial behind the bar, you could try one of those.

ScareyBitchFeast Thu 16-Oct-08 22:45:00

i like appeltise

Anifrangapani Thu 16-Oct-08 22:45:38

Pubs around our way do tea, coffee and hot chocolate

BoysAreLikeZombies Thu 16-Oct-08 22:46:21

oooh appletise, yum

LadyLaGore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:46:22

wow, youre one fussy woman

bellavita Thu 16-Oct-08 22:46:53

In the pub where I work we have proper squash/blackcurrant and lime cordials smile

KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 22:47:16

I know

I have IBS, low blood pressure & a sweet tooth

notsoseriousanymore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:48:15

I'd go for soda and black

COsts 20p, is sweet and sounds cool..

what more can a girl want!!

LadyLaGore Thu 16-Oct-08 22:54:02

a packet of opal fruits and a glass of water?? smile

ScareyBitchFeast Thu 16-Oct-08 22:54:53

crisps and lemonade? grin

KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 22:55:01

No - no water at all....

I'm not being intentionally awkward - it comes naturally

Habbibu Thu 16-Oct-08 22:56:02

Lemonade and lime - my mum's favourite, and v. nice. Fresh orange and lemonade also nice. And look at virgin cocktails in cocktails list.

hunkermunker Thu 16-Oct-08 22:56:55

Lemonade and lime.

Glass of hot water and a sachet of sugar or three.

KatyMac Thu 16-Oct-08 23:01:13

That's how I have my tea-for all intents & purposes

It is getting boring - I tried that purple J2O & it was crap

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