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by Norali

On a July 21st, you may leave the typical Belgian drinks for a while...

Drop the beer packs, leave Antwerpian jenever bottles aside, skip pekets... Go exotic!

Vlaams Brabant champagne? hmmm... why not, it's kind of unusual item, after all. Exotic, yes!

[Side note & Update March 2004: VRANKEN, the champagne I had on NY Eve 2002-2003 is not a Belgian Champagne as I thought (and had been told).. but it sure has some connections with Belgium. Vranken Monopole belongs to Vranken, a Belgian businessman... More of Paul-François Vranken' s success story, click here]

Whisky- coca? Why not?
Martini? Is it that exotic, after all?
Vodka? Yeah.. probably, vodka-orange...

Pfff... stop the guess, I have better: mojito!

I don't know.. I like it! Fresh, fragrant... *lime*, *mint*.. things I adore... Oh! really important there, rhum. I am not a huge fan of rhum but this combo rocks!

My first mojitos indeed! And not the last!
Yes, my first mojitos were in plastic glass... "Qu'importe le flacon pourvu qu'on ait l'ivresse !"

Later on, I could sample some more, in glass glass...

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 13, 2004
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