snake juice

snake juice

n
(Brewing) slang Austral any strong alcoholic drink, esp when home-made
[C19: perhaps so called from its poisonous effects]
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There's cliff diving, pigs on spits, hair-raising ferry crossings and snake juice for breakfast!
So were you concerned about bringing the bottle of snake juice back through customs?
They could also find such exotica as snake juice, ginger root, a variety of tonics and a huge selection of prophylactics, handsomely illustrated.
ENJOYING a cup of tea and a fabulous chat about homemade recipes and herbal remedies with one of my very wise clients this week, she shared her recipe for a homemade cough syrup, which her husband used to call 'snake juice'.