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I just got off of Triumph, I had the same problem with weak drinks and the $3 offer for doubles. I didn't have the same issues on Triumph in October 2017.

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We have not noticed that issue, on the Magic in April the drinks at Red Frog were a little strong we thought. The only time we have ever run into drinks that were watered down were at the last couple of AI's on land vaca, that was an issue regularly it seems.

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Never had that problem. Drinks are usually made in front of me so I could see the jigger anyway. The frozen drinks aren't really concocted to be strong tasting anyway, they are foofoo drinks. Look at the amount of mix compared to the serving of liquor. A drink that masks the taste of alcohol is what you are buying.

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OP it can happen. Although not often - I ordered a Long Island while playing in the casino (utilizing my Drinks On Us) and it tasted like a glass of mixer! Bleck😲! Thank goodness there was not an additional cost involved; of course, I would have sent it back if there had been.

Not a consistent occurrence. I was on the Magic btw...

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Here is a pic of the drink I was being poured all cruise.

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$20.00 tip up front.

Captain Morgan

 

If by the pool he would put a splash of coke.

If I was going up to the balcony he would give me the can of coke and Captain on Ice.

 

So to answer your question NO :) !

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You guys are hilarious! Once in my younger days I was made an “Honorary Shippie” (and no, not THAT meaning - anyone who has been in the Navy should be able to relate as in “Shipmate”) when I drank my husband’s friends under the table I promise it will be great fun my Stooges!

 

 

 

We are in...

 

 

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I never have issues with weak drinks. Martini, please.

Yep 3 shots of Grey Goose , a little olive juice and 3 olives. Took 1 to dinner every night.

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If some have seen the drinks being made, and they taste weak, ask for a shot of the alcohol used and taste it. We can all hope that bottles haven’t been tampered with before they are used, but unfortunately you just don’t know.

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If some have seen the drinks being made, and they taste weak, ask for a shot of the alcohol used and taste it. We can all hope that bottles haven’t been tampered with before they are used, but unfortunately you just don’t know.

 

It's also possible that they are using the same amount of alcohol but are using more flavoring and ice than they have previously.

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If some have seen the drinks being made, and they taste weak, ask for a shot of the alcohol used and taste it. We can all hope that bottles haven’t been tampered with before they are used, but unfortunately you just don’t know.

 

 

 

OH come on, now they are tampering bottles of liquor, no they are not. So, yes you do know

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beerman2, yum, my drink of choice also. After many cruises and ordering drinks at different bars on the ship, my choice is beer during the day and vodka martini, preferably Grey Goose, before dinner. My experience with fruity drinks when I was younger did not work out well. If I'm paying good money for a drink, I want to see and taste the alcohol.

 

We just sailed on the Conquest in April and I found the best bar to order an alcoholic beverage was the Casino bar. I watched the bartender pour three generous shots of Grey Goose, a little olive juice, and I always requested 4 olives (this counted as my salad before dinner). I also asked the bartender to pour my martini in a low-ball glass so I wouldn't spill a drop walking to the dining room.

 

I don't doubt that slushy drinks can be watered down and can contain very little alcohol depending on when you order it and when it was made.

 

I think if Carnival or any other cruise line was watering down their drinks or a short pour or tampering of any kind with their alcohol, it would have been in the news.

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If some have seen the drinks being made, and they taste weak, ask for a shot of the alcohol used and taste it. We can all hope that bottles haven’t been tampered with before they are used, but unfortunately you just don’t know.

 

LOL.:rolleyes:

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Guess I am Curly, you know who that leaves Joe.....

 

 

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Yeah, I think I owned up to being Larry in that other thread due to the similar hair growth pattern (just not nearly as long and frizzy as Larry's).

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If some have seen the drinks being made, and they taste weak, ask for a shot of the alcohol used and taste it. We can all hope that bottles haven’t been tampered with before they are used, but unfortunately you just don’t know.

 

 

 

Laughed out loud funny.... you are joking right??

 

 

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Yeah, I think I owned up to being Larry in that other thread due to the similar hair growth pattern (just not nearly as long and frizzy as Larry's).

 

 

 

We can do this

 

 

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Laughed out loud funny.... you are joking right??

 

 

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Oh good grief people... I just wrote something that other people have mentioned before. I did NOT say it was fact.

 

Some posters always have to slap back at something somebody said.

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Here is a pic of the drink I was being poured all cruise.

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$20.00 tip up front.

Captain Morgan

 

If by the pool he would put a splash of coke.

If I was going up to the balcony he would give me the can of coke and Captain on Ice.

 

So to answer your question NO :) !

 

 

I want this bartender; would eliminate my need for Cheers completely. ;)

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Frozen drink will always be weaker than non frozen. The alcohol won't freeze. I have a double frozen drink machine (really nice commercial grade machine) and we use those pre-made bottles In it. For each bottle we have to dilute it with half a bottle of water or it won't freeze correctly. We then just add more alcohol after we pour them.

 

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My first response would be order doubles at the bar , get a bottle delivered to you in your cabin , better yet don't order frozen drinks at the bar ?:confused::confused:

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It's also possible that they are using the same amount of alcohol but are using more flavoring and ice than they have previously.

 

It would have to be less ice for a weaker drink. But I get what you're meaning.

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It would have to be less ice for a weaker drink. But I get what you're meaning.

 

Really? Doesn’t more ice water it down further diluting the product?

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Oh good grief people... I just wrote something that other people have mentioned before. I did NOT say it was fact.

 

 

 

Some posters always have to slap back at something somebody said.

 

 

 

I assumed you WERE joking.....

 

 

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Really? Doesn’t more ice water it down further diluting the product?

 

If the bartender puts 1.5 ounces of liquor in a glass packed with ice there would not be much room for mixer. So the drink would be strong.

 

Same amount of liquor with light ice leaves room for more mixer resulting in a weaker drink.

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If the bartender puts 1.5 ounces of liquor in a glass packed with ice there would not be much room for mixer. So the drink would be strong.

 

Same amount of liquor with light ice leaves room for more mixer resulting in a weaker drink.

 

I was (and I think the other poster as well) talking about frozen drinks, not drinks on the rocks.

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