cactus juice


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cactus juice

n. tequila. (A Mexican liquor.) Ernie brought back a big jug of cactus juice from Mexico.
See also: cactus, juice
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So lather yourself in cactus juice at the first sign of a sunburn.
Infomercials were a big part of the marketing scheme to get consumers to buy cactus juice -- consumers who were hoping to reap the benefits which were claimed but were also unsupported by scientific fact.
Cactus juice is used in plaster and the cochineal insects that are drawn to the plants have long been a source of red dye.
Patron started the sagebrush rebellion that brought tequila into the main-stream with the wonders of the cactus juice done right, smashing tequila's reputation as an evil twin of agave-based mescal ("Eat the worm!").
The nanny seemed unfazed as she continued grazing, chewing, and dripping cactus juice into her beard.
I'VE TRIED hair of the dog, I've tried plink-plink-fizz, I've tried cactus juice, vitamin supplements, Coca-Cola, ginseng and a full English breakfast, but the best hangover cure I know is the prairie oyster.
Contrary to gringo mythology, high-end Mexican tequila is not made from cactus juice, doesn't come with an engorged worm loitering at the bottom of the bottle, and isn't swilled with a grimace from a shot glass followed by a squeeze of lemon and a tablespoon of salt to mask its taste.