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rotgut

Facetious slang alcoholic drink, esp spirits, of inferior quality
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He's a homeless guy who sleeps in the street, and goes into battle carrying a bottle of cheap rotgut.
Ain't that where the Daniel Boone types come from and sip their moonshine rotgut under a spreading chestnut tree?
Uh yes--eh hem--stupid Fermentor, one jar of rotgut and he can't control himself.
Left him with eternal pain and endless thirst, which he slaked with pitchers of red rotgut in North Coast taverns, brought him by the red-lipped wenches who shivered with fear and delight when he ran that wicked hook along their lace bodices.
On Christmas Eve you were mourning and drinking too much rotgut wine with your buddies when suddenly .
Though quite possibly the tax hike might have the unintended consequence of driving less flush teen drinkers to choose the more dangerous -- but supercheap -- rotgut liquors over hard lemonade or Zima.
For similar concerns about the economic costs of alcohol use among the labor force in another part of Africa see Charles van Onselen, "Randlords and Rotgut," History Workshop 2, no.
Hobbic: Actually, it's the one who's never been to Kentucky, who thinks bourbon is rotgut.