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Hi Folks, Just got out of one of those Alkie meetings that have saved my butt for over 27 years now. On the way in I saw a Gen 1 Volt and met an interesting visitor. This fellow Volter is 81 years old with 57 years sober and in here for a martial arts seminar. Just a total bad ass. He has owned his Volt for over three years and loves it more than a Rolls Royce he once owned. We are the fortunate ones for sure.
 

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I haven't had a drink since college, 27 years ago. The closest I've gotten is root beer, ginger ale, and Ale8. If you've never tried Ale8 you need to.
 

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I was never much of a drinker, and personally never had any trouble with it, so it was easy for me to just give it up about thirty years ago. Anyone who has had that problem and is dealing with it has my deepest respect. Even more if they drive a Volt!
 

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I haven't had a drink since college, 27 years ago. The closest I've gotten is root beer, ginger ale, and Ale8. If you've never tried Ale8 you need to.
I live in Kentucky. Ale8 is an acquired taste and is a very unique drink. I actually got introduced to it in college. I am looking at a six pack in the floor and two bottles in the fridge, only in the bottle man, only in the bottle...
 

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I live in Kentucky. Ale8 is an acquired taste and is a very unique drink. I actually got introduced to it in college. I am looking at a six pack in the floor and two bottles in the fridge, only in the bottle man, only in the bottle...
My daughter in law is from kentucky so the beverages of choice are Ale 8 and bourbon. I have a 12 pack of Ale 8 that has been sitting in my house for 5-7 years. I should probably down it. But agreed, bottles are much better than cans. And since she still has family in the kentucky, they always come back with a new supply.
 

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"It isn't me any more". One of my friends, a Porsche mechanic and former racer said that about a 911. And at a recent high school reunion one of the guys was showing off his new Z06 Corvette. My feelings were closer to pity than envy. After a year, 12,000 mostly electric miles and one long trip, primarily gas on "Hold" my Citron Green 2017 Volt LT has been pure satisfaction. Every day I look forward to driving it and like the admiring glances I get from current and future members of the "Tribe". I have fond memories of taking delivery of my first new car fifty years ago, 1967 Camaro. Now, in 2017, I feel as if the Volt is me.
 

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"It isn't me any more". One of my friends, a Porsche mechanic and former racer said that about a 911. And at a recent high school reunion one of the guys was showing off his new Z06 Corvette. My feelings were closer to pity than envy. After a year, 12,000 mostly electric miles and one long trip, primarily gas on "Hold" my Citron Green 2017 Volt LT has been pure satisfaction. Every day I look forward to driving it and like the admiring glances I get from current and future members of the "Tribe". I have fond memories of taking delivery of my first new car fifty years ago, 1967 Camaro. Now, in 2017, I feel as if the Volt is me.
I can relate to this ... former corvette owner here, now close to 60 ... the Volt is so comfortable. Especially the quietness ... really makes every trip a pleasure. One of the best (if not THE best) cars I have ever owned.
 
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