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Posted: 12/12/2002 7:34:46 AM EDT
Anybody ever seen this stuff? I was at a liquor store yesterday (unusual for me since I don't drink) trying to get some info on the AK bottled vodka reported in American Handgunner (I think it was). Anyway, a manager was there and hadn't heard of it, but did tell me about another product he knew of that was available at a Red Coleman's in Addison - Red Army Vodka. Cool! I'm gonna go get a bottle just to have it! [:D] [img]http://www.liquorama.net/images/products/redarmy.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 7:36:17 AM EDT
Never heard of it but I want one!
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 7:38:37 AM EDT
Cool bottle, wonder if it's any good.
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 7:43:36 PM EDT
Got it - it's COOL!!!!!! Saw em on the net for $24 - lots of sites offer it. I paid $28 + tax because I waned one NOW! [:D]
Link Posted: 12/12/2002 7:45:32 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/13/2002 3:29:27 AM EDT
I got a bottle of it a couple of years back. The "bullet" is just a cheap plastic cap, but it is still pretty cool... Rocko
Link Posted: 12/13/2002 7:43:03 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2002 7:51:30 AM EDT by Tate]
[url]http://search.yahoo.com/bin/search?p=%22red+army+vodka%22[/url] [url]http://www.redarmyvodka.com/home.htm[/url] Check out the "promotions" on their home page - the posters are funny as hell!
Link Posted: 12/13/2002 7:51:25 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/13/2002 8:56:51 AM EDT
Who was selling it for $24?
Link Posted: 12/13/2002 10:33:25 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2002 10:36:42 PM EDT by 82ndAbn]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:01:12 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:19:23 AM EDT
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:27:17 AM EDT
This reminds me when I was a noobie in West Berlin in '82 we went to the east with the incountry training school (east berlin) and I bought what I thought was a GREAT deal! a whole case of Rusian vodka for the princely sum of $12 US! Got it back to the Kaserne and soon found out why it was so cheap. Ugh tasted like lighter fluid. I couldn't give that stuff away. I ended up flushing the crap down the toilet to prevent someone (Me) from going blind drinking it. Fast forward to 2000, we have a punk russian working with us at Comp Sci. I mention the bad hooce and he starts laughing his ass off. seems according to him they only sent the shitty Vodka to punish the Germans for WW2....
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 2:55:35 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Tate: Anybody ever seen this stuff? [url]http://www.liquorama.net/images/products/redarmy.jpg[/url]
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Nice, now your Vodka will match your lipstick, Tate. Kudos, man. TRG [:D]
Link Posted: 12/14/2002 4:16:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/14/2002 4:17:15 AM EDT by greenmountainpatriot]
When I was in the USSR vodka was still being rationed. I collect some $$ from the others (but fronted the rest) and then hang out a hotel bar. Never takes long for the right people to recognize an American when the American wants to be known :) So I hook-up w/ a guy who knows a guy who has a friend who knows someone...one of those deals. We jump in a cab driven by this guy's friend and race thru the streets of Kiev. We get to a hotel and my guy tells me to wait in the lobby and try not to stand out...here I am in levis, 5'6, 215lbs, blonde hair, blue eyes...nope, I didn't stand out! After a few tense minutes my guy arrives w/ a HUGE duffle bag and orders my to get to the cab. We loaded up and sped off w/ the driver doing a lot of looking around as he sped away. All is well though...16 bottles of Vodka for the other Americans w/ a "slight" mark up for my troubles. Figure I paid about $1.24 USD per bottle and sold them for about $30...and that's why the USSR fell! I like to take personal responsibilty for introducing capatilism to that region [:D]
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