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rotgut

1. n. strong or inferior liquor, especially whiskey. (Folksy.) The old man nearly went blind drinking all that rotgut.
2. mod. [of liquor] strong or fiery. You’ve got to stop drinking that rotgut liquor and think of your health.
3. n. weak or otherwise inferior beer. She can afford something better, but she drinks nothing but cheap rotgut.
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To be sure, the God of Lewis Nordan's Arrow Catcher County, Mississippi, wakes each morning with an enormous hangover, takes a shot of rotgut whiskey for the cure and chases it down with an ice-cold Co-Cola.
Aftermodern also carries pop surrealist paintings by Los Angeles artist Aaron White; hyperrealist oils by Anthony Mastromatteo; sexy-girl graffiti originals by French painter, Fafi; original drawings by graffiti artist Rich Jacobs; found objets d'arts, altered and recharacterized by young urbanite and critically acclaimed cultural historian, Rotgut (aka Will Buzzell); collages by well-known illustrator Jordin Isip; beautifully rendered paintings by New York-based artist, Deanne Cheuk, and others.
These books are welcome relief from a recent wave of revisionist rotgut.
Three days on the road seems a little early to start hitting the rotgut liquor, but this foursome--Matt Wood on drums, Bobby Froese and Sunny Dhak on guitar, and Mike Payette on bass--left more than their homes in East Vancouver, Canada, when they embarked on their United States tour.
For so long, tequila was crap, junk, rotgut liquor.
At base is cachaca, which can be anything from rotgut to well-aged cane alcohol.
All the techniques that go into the creation of good wine, beer and fine liquors (without which I'd be swilling the rotgut poteen of my ancestors instead of the champagne I plan to drink in celebration of this New Year).
The men from the record companies (invariably white northerners) set up their primitive machines (with the recording going straight on to needle-cut wax discs), uncorked bottles of rotgut liquor and let it be known that they would listen to alomers from the black community.
So we decided to get together through a new common project, Randlords and Rotgut, and launch a nonracial ensemble.
Aftermodern also carries mixed media paintings by Los Angeles artist Aaron White; sexy girl graffiti canvases by French painter, Fafi; original drawings by juxtopozian artist Rich Jacobs; found objets d'arts altered and recharacterized by young urbanite and critically acclaimed cultural historian, Rotgut (aka Will Buzzell); collages by well-know illustrator Jordin Isip; beautifully rendered paintings by New York-based artist, Deanne Cheuk, and others.
After all, the whole lime/salt ritual was originally meant to mask the taste of rotgut tequila.
A joint on the weekend is the moral equivalent of a twenty-four-hour-a-day crack habit; wine with meals is next door to a daily quart of rotgut.