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Q: What booze to take home?

Brought a supposedly good bottle of baijiu last year...its sucked.

Have you tried any of the fruit wines here - wolfberry, mulberry, lychee...or any of the huangjiu any good?

Something that tastes 'more normal' smiley

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Don't take any booze home with you. Why don't you go the healthier route and buy some orange juice. It is freshly squeezed and better for you. (Drunk!

 

He he, I said: "squeezed"! 

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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Haha ok man, I'll SQUEEZE it myself wink

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if you can get your hands on mongolian fermented horse milk. great gag gift. 

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I'm grinding down a sack of potatoes as we speak, making some good ol Australian VB 

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I don't think there is any good baijiu and that it always so bad so you chug it. I brought some home, bought it cause the bottle looked nice. When I checked my bags, they said something about beer and took me off to the side to open my bag. It was an empty coke bottle I took for a souvenir. Is beer not allowed?

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Baijui, only if you want to incur the pity of your friends back west.....indecision

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Spend money for booze in western duty-free shop.

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Don't want Western stuff...Just got some Ningxia Goji wine...Have no idea what it tastes like smiley. Going home today : Xiamen - Beijing - Moscow - Sofia!!! broken heart

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I took some 5 RMB bottles of erguotou home once. Went down surprisingly well.

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I usually go for things like belts/wallets/handbags as gifts.  Also those hawberry sweets are good for mass gifts.  Baijiu is ok for vodka drinkers but not beer drinkers.  For ok'ish baijiu try xiao dao or red star or something.  Don't buy anyone moutai unless they're Chinese or Mexican - tequila drinkers can handle that sh*t too.

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