Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Wub » Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:17 pm

I think that Coca Caol sounds better.


But depending on variations of pronunciation, that's like just dropping the final "a" from Coca Cola, and might cause confusion. If this cocktail had been invented by a countryman of mine I might have suggested a "Koala", but then you'd probably end up getting a Kahlua.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Deactivated Member » Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:08 pm

Coca Caolila.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby dramtastic » Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:01 am

borgom wrote:this is a joke, right?........



If it's not then I've missed something. Or........................it's really the work of pure genius beyond the understanding of mere mortals!! Fine line between that and this though :insane:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Liechtenstein » Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:34 am

lockejn wrote:As far as I'm concerned, the only permissible alcoholic accompaniment to Coca Cola is rum.


Yeah...I see what you mean but I'd still like to have my rum separately from my cola. A rum with a cola chaser...

There are some very good rums around and it would seem a shame to mix them with cola.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby r900p » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:48 am

You can't beat a good Cuda Libra though IMO.

What whiskies are produced by Korea/Turkey/Greenland never heard of anything coming out of there.

JD, Jim Beam i have with coke very occaionally, wouldn't dream of mxing a coke with a malt.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Pure Pot Head » Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:58 pm

Hard to imagine a Peaty Scotch Malt going well in a Coke. Peaty Coke, hmm, doesn't sound too nice. Perhaps a Sprite would be better.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Wave » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:47 pm

Mixing anything with Caol Ila other than a little spring water I consider blasphemy!


Cheers!

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Pure Pot Head » Wed Aug 12, 2009 10:22 pm

Wave wrote:Mixing anything with Caol Ila other than a little spring water I consider blasphemy!


Cheers!


Flavoured spring water perhaps?

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Reggaeblues » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:08 am

Best whisky to drink with cola?

Simple: The worst whisky is the best whisky. :P

Besides, I NEVER liked coke or pepsi! worst drink on the planet after southern comfort...

Ah! There's your match! Bingo...

Back to coke. just tastes like a sickly version of the worst cough medicine I had at school. I just don't GET it. that and the thought of how quickly it rots whatever you drop in it, And for diet coke freaks, check out aspartame!

It's actually a neurotoxin. Banned originally by the US food and drug admin, the ban was later repealed purely as a business scam by the US gov. to bring huge dollars to a company run or part owned by... Dick Cheney! Or was it Donald Rumsfeld, or both? Can't recall the exact story but all the elements are there.

Coca cola! Man's finest hour!

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Liechtenstein » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:22 am

Reggaeblues wrote:Best whisky to drink with cola?Simple: The worst whisky is the best whisky.


We are of the same mind on this question.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Minnesota Malt » Mon Aug 17, 2009 11:53 pm

jonnie walker red label :twisted:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Liechtenstein » Tue Aug 18, 2009 2:23 am

Minnesota Malt wrote:jonnie walker red label :twisted:


Agreed. JWRed would make Coke taste good. Two negatives make a positive...

:P

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby anationonfire » Tue Aug 18, 2009 5:41 am

I voted American.

Jack and Coke is pretty decent. (all no.7 is good for IMO)
Black Beam and Coke (my match made in heaven, its perfect)

as for Canadian

Crown and coke is good
Alberta Springs 10 yo Rye and Coke is much better!!

I love Coke, but love RC cola more, its just not really around here boooo.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Liechtenstein » Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:04 am

anationonfire wrote:I love Coke, but love RC cola more, its just not really around here boooo.


RC Cola (Royal Crown Cola) is very good, actually.

I should buy myself some...

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Anster » Mon Sep 14, 2009 3:17 pm

Why bother wasting whisky, just use vodka and save yourself more money to buy even more coke! :yuk:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Alan Gold Label » Mon Oct 19, 2009 3:17 am

Tullamore Dew is a bit of an "open plan" kinda whiskey so that's good for mixing. With long drinks though you're not getting much spirit. Well, the way most people like their long drinks you're not - that is, 25/35ml spirit and a massive amount of fizzy drink!!


The "sweeter" style bourbons or American whiskeys are good with a cola and ice.

"Best whiskey for cocktails/mixing" might be a better question" though. 8)

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Drammed » Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:13 am

Jack and Coke is a popluar drink around here. I can't stand it, but c'est la vie.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Pure Pot Head » Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:57 pm

I've enjoyed the humour in this thread a lot but on a ever so slightly serious note, and I'm not totally sure about this one as I've only just started looking into the whole history of whiskey cocktails but I think it was very much the thing to do during phases of history, at least in the major metropolitan cities for top bartenders to predominantly mix whiskey and create interesting drinks. To particularly serious types who collect or explore the range out there and who like to compare the deeper nuances of one whiskey compared to another, mixing is a no no. And that's fair enough but in terms of the true heritage of whiskey, cocktails are a really big part of the story. And a whiskey and coke is effectively a cocktail. I think a punch has to have five ingredients and these various punch recipes seem to be very significant in the late 1800's particularly. When I read up more I'll come back and tell you all about it. :)

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Stewart » Sat Nov 21, 2009 10:31 pm

I'm surprised there's no "none" option. I never mix coke into my scotch. If you like it, that's wonderful. But that combination is as strange to me as the idea of Paris Hilton dating George Clooney--one's got so much more class than the other. I prefer being able to taste the nuances and blend of notes in scotch with only a little water. That said, once in a while, I enjoy a rum and coke.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby adogranonthepitch » Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:57 am

les taylor wrote:One of your options is other whiskies. After that list are their any others? Perhaps from Mars or somewhere like that. :o


oh Les .... That Mars is simply out if this world!

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Muskrat Portage » Tue Nov 24, 2009 4:28 am

Let's see, when I'm deflect away from SMs, Rum and Beer ... I drink Southern Comfort with "Sprite" - a lemon lime concoction; C.C. and 7*; which therefore leaves Wisers and Coke.
(*5 Star, VO and most others go well with 7up. )

Thus, I voted Canadian (rye) whisky.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Dramitup99 » Sat Jan 08, 2011 2:51 pm

Either Four Roses or Maker's Mark - absolutely the best.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby doc » Sat Jan 08, 2011 9:48 pm

That GlenParker thread is still running is it not? surely there is your answer mix two poisons and what have you got? A drink for someone too young or stupid to matter what their opinion is :headbang: :headbang:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby anationonfire » Sat Jun 11, 2011 6:34 pm

Black Beam is Perfect.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby rayor » Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:03 pm

I think rum is better for this purpose, but I also tasted usa and single malt whiskey...not bad mix, but I still prefer straight whiskey 8)

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby mitridate » Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:02 pm

and I thought this forum is about Whisky, what is Coke doing here :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Onefortheditch » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:34 am

Surely to god you drink whisky with Iron Bru? Coke is for bourbon.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby edk » Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:35 am

Stewart wrote:I'm surprised there's no "none" option. I never mix coke into my scotch. If you like it, that's wonderful. But that combination is as strange to me as the idea of Paris Hilton dating George Clooney--one's got so much more class than the other. I prefer being able to taste the nuances and blend of notes in scotch with only a little water. That said, once in a while, I enjoy a rum and coke.


Yeah, Paris has much more class.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby pheloniousmunk » Thu Dec 22, 2011 5:57 am

Onefortheditch wrote:Surely to god you drink whisky with Iron Bru? Coke is for bourbon.

Agreed....Coke is for bourbon. Nearly everyone I drink with keeps Jack Daniels on hand because when people(the amateuers who buy the marketing) come over to drink, they expect to see Jack in a well stocked bar, but not many people really like it for much other than shots after they're already hammered or for use as a mixer. There are much better whiskies available, including several other bourbons which can be enjoyed neat.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby whiskynig » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:03 am

DRUMGUISH. Coca Cola is possibly the only thing which could make this into a drinkable liquid :twisted:

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby clemmy76 » Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:22 pm

Aidan wrote:You could destroy a good cola with the wrong whisky.

>I agree. I tried Coke with Jamesons (irish) and I liked a lot :D

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby Severity » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:00 am

Jack and Coke.

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby danthepoetman » Fri Jul 27, 2012 9:45 am

Jack Daniels and Coke, not a bad proposition indeed...
Remember the Vanilla Coke? I use to like that cola. I rarely drink whisky with anything else, not even water, like most all of you. But when it does happen, I don't dislike mixing it with Crown Royal and lots of ice -in summer, for instance. It's a rye and therefore has a bit more of a cereal taste, and is perfumed with other alcohol, I think. In any case, it has a toasty, vanilla taste that doesn't mix too badly with Coke. Worst comes worst, of course...
Yet answering this, like someone else suggested, I feel kind of a victim of a joke... Am I? :?

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby 33moss » Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:46 pm

Why spoil even a marginally good whisky with coke? Any middle of the road bourbon or Canadian will suffice. "Bourbon and coke" makes a favorite drink for (American) football Saturdays in the Southern US. Our bourbon of choice is usually Jim Beam. We have even branched out into the cherry version of Beam for another Southern taste from soda fountain days, Cherry (bourbon and) coke. Leave the good whiskys to be enjoyed on their own merits!

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Re: Best Whisky To Drink With Coca Cola?

Postby 1Malt » Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:47 pm

Bourbon and Coke.

Specifically Knob Creek bourbon.


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