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    #1

    water down

    If I wanted my whiskey mixed with cola, could I say "I would like my whiskey watered down with coke."?

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    #2

    Re: water down

    No. Just say

    'Whiskey and Coke, please.'

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    #3

    Re: water down

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No. Just say

    'Whiskey and Coke, please.'

    Rover
    When would you use a phrase" watered down" in terms of an alcoholic beverage?

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    #4

    Re: water down

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    When would you use a phrase" watered down" in terms of an alcoholic beverage?
    I wouldn't use "watered down" in that context.

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    #5

    Re: water down

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I wouldn't use "watered down" in that context.
    So "water down" related terms wouldn't be use in bartanding?

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    #6

    Re: water down

    Only water can be used to "water down" something. Still, if someone wanted whiskey and water, he would order "whiskey and water," not ask for it to be watered down.

    The phrase "watered down" in the context of bartending implies that some dishonesty is going on. That the liquor itself has been watered down prior to being served.

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    Re: water down

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Only water can be used to "water down" something. Still, if someone wanted whiskey and water, he would order "whiskey and water," not ask for it to be watered down.

    The phrase "watered down" in the context of bartending implies that some dishonesty is going on. That the liquor itself has been watered down prior to being served.
    As If i was fixing a drink and wanted to pocket the difference?

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    #8

    Re: water down

    Exactly.

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    #9

    Re: water down

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Exactly.
    Could I say, if I took a sip of an alcoholic beverage and felt it was not good quality,that it's been watered down?

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    Re: water down

    Not the quality, but the strength.

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