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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
What Middle-Earth drink would you most like to sample?
Poll: What Middle-Earth drink would you most like to sample?
Miruvor 32 / 45%
Proper 1420 9 / 13%
Dorwinion Wine 5 / 7%
Ent-draught 23 / 32%
Ale from the Golden Perch 2 / 3%
71 total votes


Feb 23 2007, 2:02am

Post #1 of 25 (886 views)
What Middle-Earth drink would you most like to sample? Can't Post

Just for the fun of it - if you could order anything in Middle Earth what would you like? Are you more of a wine person? Or would a nice ale go down proper?


Feb 23 2007, 6:07am

Post #2 of 25 (450 views)
Ent-draught for me. [In reply to] Can't Post

Something tells me the Ents have some knowledge we do not. Something must make Quickbeam so very hasty. And Fangorn so very wise (and long-lived!!). I'd take some of that of an evening.Cool

Tol Eressea

Feb 23 2007, 11:08am

Post #3 of 25 (485 views)
Miruvor for me, ent draught sounds interesting enough, but I am already tall enough! (n/t) [In reply to] Can't Post



Feb 23 2007, 11:32am

Post #4 of 25 (439 views)
I'd take it mainly because [In reply to] Can't Post

I want to grow taller. Any idea how frustrated it is to be stuck at 157 cm? Any 12-year-old's already taller than me Frown


Feb 23 2007, 1:06pm

Post #5 of 25 (409 views)
re [In reply to] Can't Post

Proper 1420 baby!!!


Feb 23 2007, 1:46pm

Post #6 of 25 (433 views)
Not too hard... [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm fine with being short, and not much of a fan of ale or wine, so miruvor it is.

But you forgot butterbeer! *runsaway*

Aunt Dora Baggins

Feb 23 2007, 2:44pm

Post #7 of 25 (462 views)
My daughter and my boss are both that height. [In reply to] Can't Post

And my aunt is 150 cm of tough old lady. Nobody would ever mess with her. I talked with a man who was a former student of hers (she taught junior high math). He said he remembered her reaching way up to grab him by the ear and haul him off to the principal's office.

One of my students told me a story once of his mother, who was very short and had very tall sons. She used to get up on a stool to scold them. Eventually, just the threat "Don't make me get my stool!" was enough to get them to behave.


Feb 23 2007, 6:01pm

Post #8 of 25 (450 views)
My sisters would agree with you! [In reply to] Can't Post

They are both 5' 1". Their children are all much taller than them already in their early teens. I'm the tallest in my family and I'm only 5'10". So that shows we've got some shorty's in the familyWink

The Shire

Feb 23 2007, 6:41pm

Post #9 of 25 (410 views)
The Wine for me [In reply to] Can't Post

Never been much of a brew person myself, Miruvor strikes me as more of a cordial...nice for tasting, not good for real drinking. And I'm tall enough as it is Smile


Feb 23 2007, 8:02pm

Post #10 of 25 (389 views)
Me too! [In reply to] Can't Post

Ent-draught would be cool, delicious, and refreshing.

And I doubt they had margaritas in Middle Earth.


Feb 23 2007, 8:48pm

Post #11 of 25 (399 views)
Ent-draught [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm the runt of the family at 5'5"; the other females are all 5'8" or taller (we've got two six-footers).


Feb 23 2007, 10:50pm

Post #12 of 25 (413 views)
Size it not about being tall [In reply to] Can't Post

at least when you're 190cm (that's 6'4 for you non-metrics). And it has its disadvantages, like buying shoes (I'm USsize 14… yeah tall as an Uruk with Hobbit feet.)
But I have always wondered how water from Fangorn would taste.

Greenwood Hobbit

Feb 23 2007, 11:05pm

Post #13 of 25 (434 views)
Heh heh - 5'2" and proud! A pint of 1420 for me, please...*climbs onto table* [In reply to] Can't Post



Feb 23 2007, 11:09pm

Post #14 of 25 (461 views)
I wouldn't... [In reply to] Can't Post

... want to be *that* tall, but some 10 extra centimeters wouldn't hurt.
Two friends of mine are even taller than you, namely 1.93m (a she) and 1.97m (a he). I always have to be careful not to walk inbetween those two - it'd be too silly. The she told me a few times how annoying it is to be tall, and I believe her. Being small is annoying (being outlengthened by a 12-year-old's a nuisance, just like having to ask people to get you that one item from the top shelf, or not being able to see the film in theatre properly because a head's blocking the view), but tall people come across enough not-so-pleasant situations too.


Feb 24 2007, 12:05am

Post #15 of 25 (442 views)
Just cool clean pure water from Lorien sounds lovely..... [In reply to] Can't Post

Although, I wouldn't pass up a chance to sample miruvor... I can visualize with a smile who might be pouring me a glass!

Idril Celebrindal
Tol Eressea

Feb 24 2007, 12:53am

Post #16 of 25 (408 views)
A proper pint of 1420! [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm already tall and have curly hair, so Entdraught would do nothing for me. Cool


Feb 24 2007, 8:59pm

Post #17 of 25 (379 views)
Miruvor. I sooo much am elven in spirit... [In reply to] Can't Post

and anyway, it sounds like a liquor, kinda like Kahlua. Yep. Keep you on your feet.


Feb 24 2007, 9:04pm

Post #18 of 25 (414 views)
ent-draught, I could use a stretch [In reply to] Can't Post

speaking of which, *gets up from her pc and goes to work*


Feb 28 2007, 4:26pm

Post #19 of 25 (352 views)
Golden Perch Ale for me please. Yum! / [In reply to] Can't Post



Mar 2 2007, 12:27am

Post #20 of 25 (391 views)
I feel i would like [In reply to] Can't Post

the Miruvor and walk deep into the forest and sit among the beech and the hemlock.

Advising Elf

Mar 2 2007, 9:44pm

Post #21 of 25 (386 views)
Éowyn's lips. [In reply to] Can't Post

Not a drink, but close enough.

The Shire

Mar 2 2007, 10:37pm

Post #22 of 25 (379 views)
157 cm at 12 years old [In reply to] Can't Post

Hey buddy I was only 154 cm at 12 years old I am now nealry 182 cm so dinnae worry you will grow. I am too tall as it is so Ent draft woul;d not be good..I would go for some good old 1420!! drop by Barlimans f
or some soon


Mar 2 2007, 10:40pm

Post #23 of 25 (358 views)
I don't think so [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm 22, have not grown taller for a few years now. The only way in which I can still grow is sideways....
But thanks anyway!

mae govannen
Tol Eressea

Apr 7 2007, 1:11pm

Post #24 of 25 (410 views)
Ah, for some miruvor!... Or even simply [In reply to] Can't Post

that 'fragrant draught, cool as a clear fountain, golden as a summer afternoon', that the Hobbits were given when dining unexpectedly with the High-Elves that night in the Woody End... *sigh* Heart


May 3 2009, 3:41pm

Post #25 of 25 (564 views)
no alcohol [In reply to] Can't Post

SInce I don't drink alcohol I'd have to say a nice cool Ent draught.Cool


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