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Old 07-16-2007, 01:41 AM
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What is this, and should I drink it?

When we returned from a family reunion two weeks ago, my wife told me that my Uncle (of German decent) gave her a small bottle of something for me to drink. She had no idea what it was supposed to be, as he did not elaborate.

It's a small (20ml) glass bottle with a sealed metal cap, with a red liquid inside. There is a cartoon of a hand with eyes and a baseball cap on it. The name on the bottle is "Kleiner Klopfer", and underneath that is written, "Sauerkirsche + Wodka". On the back it says, "Fruchtsaftlikör 20ml 16% vol"

Ever hear of this stuff? What is it, and should I be wary of drinking it?

(For whatever reason, my urge to drink it is strong!)
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Old 07-16-2007, 01:44 AM
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When we returned from a family reunion two weeks ago, my wife told me that my Uncle (of German decent) gave her a small bottle of something for me to drink. She had no idea what it was supposed to be, as he did not elaborate.

It's a small (20ml) glass bottle with a sealed metal cap, with a red liquid inside. There is a cartoon of a hand with eyes and a baseball cap on it. The name on the bottle is "Kleiner Klopfer", and underneath that is written, "Sauerkirsche + Wodka". On the back it says, "Fruchtsaftlikör 20ml 16% vol"

Ever hear of this stuff? What is it, and should I be wary of drinking it?

(For whatever reason, my urge to drink it is strong!)
"Sour cherry + Vodka"
"Fruit juice liquor 20 ml 16% alcohol by volume"

It's claiming to be a cherry flavoured shot and a fairly weak one at that.

Last edited by Baffle; 07-16-2007 at 01:46 AM.
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Old 07-16-2007, 02:04 AM
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"Sour cherry + Vodka"
Whew! That sounds good. For a while I was worried that it was sauerkraut juice + vodka. I've heard of people drinking that garbage, and it was the one thing keeping me from opening that bottle.

Thanks!
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Old 07-16-2007, 07:57 AM
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I have made cherries jubilee a few times. One of the ingredients is Kirschwasser.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirschwasser
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Old 07-16-2007, 10:31 AM
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Just make sure you have the cake that says "eat me" handy when you try it.
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Old 07-16-2007, 10:54 AM
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Pay no attention to the white rabbit in the waistcoat.

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Old 07-16-2007, 01:03 PM
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Pay no attention to the white rabbit in the waistcoat.
Damned if I didn't read that as "White Wabbit in a Waistcoat"!
You wascally wabbit!
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Old 07-16-2007, 05:43 PM
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Not to imply that ebay means it's healthy, but it looks like you can buy it here.
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:21 PM
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Not to imply that ebay means it's healthy, but it looks like you can buy it here.
That is exactly the same stuff, yes.

UPDATE: I'm drinking it now. This is actually quite tasty! (Even without the cake!)

Now I'm sort of wishing I had another few bottles.

Last edited by SiouxChief; 07-16-2007 at 11:23 PM. Reason: Speeling
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