OWMD Great Drink Mate Official Entries – Help Pick Winner By Wednesday Afternoon

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After 42 hours of the “Great Drink Mate Contest” the discussion has started. Here are the official entries into the “Great Drink Mate” contest.

Act fast by heading over to the official entry post and sharing your favorite drink and picture, even if you are not going to the OWMD event. The promotion entry period ended on Tuesday, 1/24/12 at 12 PM PST.

A winner will be selected on Wednesday afternoon and announced before the start of the OWMD. Help me pick a winner by sharing your comments or re-tweating to your friends to get them to weigh in. What is your favorite drink?

OWMD Entries

1. TelevisionTdTina likes Captain Morgan w/ Diet Coke and a squeeze of lime, Aarrgggg!

Captain And Diet Coke

2. Mowogo prefers his libations from the lost generation. He attracts attention with a premium drink like the Hemmingway Daiquiri.

Hemingway (By Kat Kinsman)

3. The Points Guy takes his Makers Mark on the rocks.

Makers On The Rocks

4. Paul prefers the national drink of his current country of residence – a pisco sour (catedral, of course!).

Pisco Sour

5. NYCAdventurer goes straight to the liquid cocaine and is ready to party!

Liquid Cocaine

6. legalalien goes big or goes home with an Absinthe drink, Atomic Bomb, or Catherine Zeta-Jones.

7. AAdvantagegeek doesn’t know if it’s a great conversation starter, but a fine scotch has always been his ginger ale at 30,000 feet and Dewar’s his rocket fuel.

8. JoshUK appreciates a Woolworth Flip which is a mixture of buffalo trace bourbon, Cynar, Carpano Antica. Root Beer Bitters, shaken with an egg.

Woolworth Flip

10. Pat (aka “The Boss”) orders her Tequila!! in the form of a margarita, on the rocks, please.

11. Pathfinders uses a more masculin drink to grab attention at a happy hour, like the shirley temple.

Shirley Temple

12. MommyPoints kicks off the day with a proper drink and a toast, like a Mimosa or a bloody Mary if hurting from the night before!

Mimosa & Bloody Mary

13. DFWSkylink catches a smile with a cucumber flavor vodka gimlet.

Cucumber Gimlet

14. carwag25 goes with an oldie but goodie Grasshopper, that is if the bartender can make it.

Grashopper

15. Alphagirl would order a Scorpion and insist that it come in the giant shell or coconut monkey (a la Trader Vic’s) and a little umbrella….

Scorpion

16. Randy always has a “house margarita” at Julia’s Cantina and always in full dress – OJ, lime juice, Cointreau, agave syrup and Avion tequila.

Margarita

Non-OWMD Entries (Anyone Not Attending OWMD)

1. WillRunForMiles likes a nice manhattan, martini, or jack & ginger but not at the same time!

Sangria, Wine Or Just About Anything

2. Jimgotkp prefers to mix it up with a little variety, nothing more than a well made Long Island Iced Tea.

Long Island Iced Tea

3. Susan prefers the pomegranate mojito that she had at The Common Ground Garden Cafe in Kaua’i in December, yum yum.

4. Rebecca likes an old school drink on a warm summer night, a vodka gimlet will do, thank you.

5. Dan uses blended rum, pineapple juice, and vanilla ice cream in a blender. You’ll never know what hit you!!

6. WorldTraveller2 would love to start a happy hour with a Pisco Sour and start the debate of national origin of the drink: Chile or Peru?!

7. Ari kicks off a memorable night with an ice-cold shot of Jäger w/new friends…

OWMD Event

To celebrate in the giving spirit, we are giving away a complimentary $50 Happy Hour tab (Amex Gift Card) to one lucky winner and a T-Shirt Supporting Susan G. Komen For The Cure. There are other prizes for a lucky runner up and for a lucky Non-OWMD attendee entry. For the official prize descriptions and entry rules head on over to the official Great Drink Mate Contest post.

Now that the contest entry period has ended, what is your favorite drink from the list above?


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Comments

  1. La dolce vita, I prefer the swanky italIan cocktail of Campari and soda with an orange twist. I love how in Italy they have it prepared and stocked in the hotel minibar. Salute!

  2. Mmm… nothing beats a glass of Long Island Iced Tea to help sweeten the bitterness of not attending the OWMD! 😉

  3. Now Randy makes a FINE marguerita but? I could go for a Long Island Ice tea just now. Wait, it’s only 5 a.m. and I’m fresh off the redeye from Kaua’i.

  4. Definitely the regular, old school vodka gimlet! A cucumber soaking in vodka? It sounds like sipping on pickle juice!

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