"The least they could do would be to offer us some strong drink."
For the first time in many years, he had no strong drink.
Now he seems to have lost what little sense all that strong drink left him.
"Do you happen to have any strong drink in the house?"
Strong drink had put us on a first name basis.
He had the feeling half a bottle of strong drink would be more than enough to put her out for hours.
And a man with too much strong drink in him can make mistakes.
He came in, poured himself a strong drink, then sat.
Still, a few drinks, however strong, weren't going to be a problem.
He walked over to the high tech bar and made himself another strong drink.