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Found the cure for a cough
« on: January 21, 2011, 11:58:16 PM »
 I've had a nasty cold for about a week. The cough will not let up. The cure? A shot of ginger brandy, heated in the microwave for about 10 seconds. A few sips, and the cough is gone. Instantly. Sore throat is bearable, and your head opens up.
  I tried to find the stuff in Idaho. I looked everywhere, and asked. People in the state stores looked at me like I was nuts. Well, soon as my plane landed here in Ohio Wednesday, I went straight to the state sdtore and stocked up. I'm also sending several bottles back to friends, and I will be loading my suit case with bottle of it when I go home. It really is a miracle cure.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2011, 12:18:29 AM »
I looked for "bacon flavored cough syrup" and there is none. Are they crazy? I would totally buy some!

Regardless, this is a start: http://bacontoday.com/bacon-syrup-2/.

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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2011, 10:11:16 AM »
That could almost make me a fan of flavored coffee. But, I'm not even sure bacon could do that.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2011, 12:03:42 PM »
Hmm, ginger brandy, that's a pretty good idea.  I might have to work this into the hot toddy though I haven't been sick all year, damn.

30% bourbon
30% strong mint tea
30% fresh lemon juice
10% honey
and 30% ginger brandy (I need a bigger mug)

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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2011, 12:47:58 PM »
Gotta add a cinamon stick to that hot toddy.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2011, 12:55:39 PM »
Hmm, ginger brandy, that's a pretty good idea.  I might have to work this into the hot toddy though I haven't been sick all year, damn.

30% bourbon
30% strong mint tea
30% fresh lemon juice
10% honey
and 30% ginger brandy (I need a bigger mug)

Only 130%...?!
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« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2011, 05:40:01 PM »
Only 130%...?!

I know, I'm a slacker;  I feel terrible about it too. 

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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2011, 08:43:06 PM »
He get 130% because he uses a blus mash tun.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #8 on: January 22, 2011, 09:14:37 PM »
He get 130% because he uses a blus mash tun.

He should try boiling longer...maybe he'll get to 150%
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2011, 09:41:50 PM »
haha, nice.  It really works huh?  I'd be interested in trying this remedy...
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #10 on: January 23, 2011, 11:31:54 PM »
He get 130% because he uses a blus mash tun.

He should try boiling longer...maybe he'll get to 150%

You can only get 150% if you live in the 57th state.   ::)
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2011, 08:38:55 AM »
Gotta add a cinamon stick to that hot toddy.
I always put in a couple drops of cinnamon oil instead of stix....
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2011, 04:12:20 PM »
You got a bad cough? I have the 100% guaranteed cure for a persistent cough.

10 Ex-Lax in the morning.

You'll be to afraid to cough ever again.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2011, 05:49:21 PM »
You got a bad cough? I have the 100% guaranteed cure for a persistent cough.

10 Ex-Lax in the morning.

You'll be to afraid to cough ever again.
Just be sure to refill the magazine rack in the bathroom before you do this. And invest in the Costco-sized toilet paper.
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Re: Found the cure for a cough
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2011, 11:48:15 PM »
Gotta add a cinamon stick to that hot toddy.
I always put in a couple drops of cinnamon oil instead of stix....

I dunno, might be too complicated.  I do like chewing on cinnamon sticks but I can't picture what all those flavors would be like with cinnamon.  Guess there's one way to find out.  cheers, j