Monday, November 02, 2020

Synthetic Scotch Synthetic Commanders

 


Hi Trekkers, Spacerguy here. Its always nice to kick back with a cocktail and enjoy a drink with your android Starfleet buddy when duties permit. Scotty in TNG Relics just had a sip of synthehol and nearly choked! Even 75 years locked in a continuous transporter cycle didn't develop the taste buds for fake booze. So here Data finds the solution and its by no means artificial. Guinan, a woman of many secrets with her bar counter in Ten Forward is just the ticket. 

Whats the green cocktail called? 


1. SAURIAN BRANDY - Potent liqueur

2. ALDEBARIAN WHISKEY - Alcoholic beverage of considerable potency

3. KLINGON BLOOD WINE -  Packs quite the punch



Live Long and prosper, trekkers.





10 comments:

  1. Oh, we just recently watched this one!

    I think it's #2.

    There's a new Star Trek cocktail book being published, just this week. I think you can expect to see its recipes featured in future Squid posts...

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  2. I drink something VERY similar looking (but I'm sure it's not as tasty) every morning, "V8 Healthy Greens" juice! Anyway, I think I remember Captain Picard saying it was No.2 when he swigged back a shot on the holographic bridge of the classic Enterprise with Mr.Scott--that was in my top 3 favorite TNG episodes, by the way :)

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  3. I'm pretty sure it was Aldebarian whiskey. I got to experience that scene a few weeks ago. A friend wanted me to try something new he'd found at the liquor store. It turned out to be a very bright green drink.

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  4. If it tastes anything like the Scotch we know, they are more than welcome to it.

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  5. We're making our way through the series again, but we haven't gotten to that one.

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  6. Oh, ten forward must have been quite a place. Diana and her crazy chocolate fixes were so good. The whiskey can stay in its bottle!

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  7. If you're going to drink, might as well drink the real stuff.

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  8. Have no idea on the drink, but that is one of my all-time favorite Star Trek episodes. HAving the Dyson Sphere alone would have done that but having Scotty on the episode was awesome.

    My only criticism was not having a follow up episode to explain the sphere and who built it.

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Ignore the robot question and just punch it!

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