This Veteran’s Day, the staff of Alcohollywood decide to honor our troops by watching the 1980 British WWII film The Sea Wolves, starring Gregory Peck, Roger Moore and David Niven. Pour one out for our dearly remembered and listen to the gents discuss the ‘back in the saddle’ genre of film, the James Bond connections, and the undeniable charm of the English.
THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: The Gin & Sonic
2 parts North Shore #11 Gin
1 part orange liqueur
2 parts sparkling cranberry juice
splash of lime
Pour over ice and stir. Garnish with lime wheel.
DRINKING RULES FOR THE SEA WOLVES:
- Anytime you hear a sonar ping
- Whenever you see or hear a number (e.g. house numbers, times)
- Every time a character says ‘Goa’
FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:
Col. Lewis Gordon Pugh (Gregory Peck) says “You’ll do.”
Tune in next week as we get into the Thanksgiving spirit by taking a road trip with John Candy and Steve Martin in the classic 1980s comedy Planes, Trains and Automobiles!
Theme song: “Live Oak” by A Giraffe – Check out their album Under a Table here!
North Shore Dry Gin No. 11 available from North Shore Distillery and at Prasino in Chicago, Illinois.
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