Christmas Alternatives

Guess what I got for Christmas?

Reviews coming soon.

(In Order - Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir - Draper Valley Vineyard)

The "Dusey"

By day I teach computers. By night I'm a photographer. But when I'm burning the midnight oil, I write about non-alcholic drinks. :P

At an event I was shooting last night, after all was said and done, I went to get something to drink from the bar. Throughout the event I had asked for "just water" several times, as I try to keep myself hydrated during a shoot, but, just paid and about to leave, I wondered if they had anything else to try behind the table-cloth covered folding table bar. So I asked the awkward question that I'm starting to get used to asking (esp. at weddings)

"What do you have without alcohol in it?

They were kinda stumped. She muttered something, the only thing I heard was "virgin bloody mary." After some friendly suggestions by someone else grabbing a drink (they didn't have any of the ingredients she suggested...) I got me a drink made up on the spot. She poured the cherry juice from a bowl a cherries (maraschino type juice, I think, not actual cherry juice... I think...) some orange juice, and some sprite.

Before I tried it I told her that, since she made it up, she got to name it. "What's your name?" "Dusey." said I. "Well then, the Dusey."

I Present the Dusey

Fill a glass with ice
Mix, in this order, equal parts:
Maraschino cherry juice
Orange Juices

Don't give it more than a quick stir.

I liked it!