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Sponsored: What's Your SF Vodka Flavor?

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Pinnacle® Vodka wants to find out which of their flavors resonates most with 7x7 readers, so we’ve collaborated on a quick quiz to get the (spiked) juices flowing. Follow along below and let us know which Pinnacle® flavor you are for a chance to experience that flavor live at our event celebrating this program. Our guests at the event will be selected from those who participate in the quiz, so be sure to enter in your email address at the bottom (you must be 21+). The best part about this test is, there are no wrong answers! Good luck.

1) What is your favorite local landmark?
A. Golden Gate Bridge: it’s the most iconic SF landmark we have, duh
B. Ferry Building: nothing like getting your foodie on with a waterfront view
C. Ocean Beach: because who needs white sand beaches…right?
D. At&T Park: cheering on the home team, corndog in hand - perfection
E. Dolores Park: even if half of it is shut down, there's nothing like sitting at the park with a cold drink by your side

2) How do you get around these seven square miles?
A. Cable car: eavesdropping on tourists can be fun[ny]
B. Uber: hailing a cab the old fashioned way takes way too much effort
C. MUNI: sit back, relax, and people watch
D. Bike: good for a workout and adrenaline rush, courtesy of cabs/buses/cars citywide 
E. Walk: it’s all about appreciating the journey to your destination
 


3) Which 2014 Big Eat item are you most excited to try?
A. #85 State Bird from State Bird Provisions: most popular equals the best, right?
B. #3 Cinnamon Toast from Trouble Coffee: everyone deserves to start their day with something this scrumptious and sweet
C. #2 Seafood Chowder from Bar Crudo: all good things come from the sea
D. #82 The Rebel Within from Craftsman and Wolves: who doesn’t love a fun surprise inside?
E. #91 Duck Wings “à l’ Orange” from RN74: that little bit of citrus makes all the difference
 


4) How do you typically spend your Saturday night in the city?
A. Bar hopping in the Marina: you have your favorite pub and it’s basically a weekly tradition at this point
B. Nachos and movie at Kabuki: a restaurant/bar/theater…your dream come true
C. Game night with friends in your mini apartment: your entire paycheck goes to rent and you’re trying to save for your next vacay, okay?
D. Socializing at whatever big SF event is happening that night:  you feel most in your element dressing up and being seen
E. Rocking out at a live show: if you have to hear one more prerecorded DJ set…
 


5) How do you stay fit in SF?
A. Running: can’t beat those darn SF hills for a lower body workout
B. Walking: to your favorite coffee shop…to enjoy a muffin and latte
C. Surfing: it may be freezing, but there really is no motion like the ocean
D. Gym: you like to constantly mix it up to optimize your time
E. Hiking: getting away from the honking cabs is vital to your sanity
 


6) What’s your city hobby?

A. Shopping in Union Square: the hustle and bustle is what people flock here for
B. Trying out local recipes: swing by farmer’s market in preparation of some delicious, messy fun
C. Brewing your own kombucha: all natural all the way, always
D. Intramural sports: exercising while chugging beer makes you feel productive and fun at the same time
E. Blogging: your startup switched from Four Barrel to Blue Bottle and the world needs to hear about it
 


7) If you had to choose your favorite SF dessert, what would it be?
A. Scoop of Bi-Rite ice cream: nobody can hate on Bi-Rite, am I right?
B. Brownie a la Mode from Chocolate Lab: the more decadent, the better
C. Papua New Guinea’s S’more from Dandelion Chocolate: it reminds you of sunsets and bonfires
D. Frozen Custard with Egg Yolk Caramel from Fog City: something sweet and frozen always does the trick
E. French Macaroons from Tout Sweet: macaroons are totally #trending right now

ANSWER KEY

Mostly A’s: Pinnacle® Vodka 80 Proof

When it comes to living in San Francisco, you are just about as mainstream and patriotic as one can be about a city. You’ll take the cable car just to strike up conversation with a visiting family and explain what makes SF better than wherever they came from. You have an appreciation for all classic SF features from the Golden Gate Bridge to a double-scoop of Bi-Rite ice cream on a warm (or cold, let’s be honest) day. Our drink recipe suggestion for you is the Pinnacle® Handsome Ginger: 1 part Pinnacle® Vodka, 2 parts ginger beer, and a splash of lime, topped with fresh mint.

Mostly B’s: Pinnacle® Cinnabon® Vodka

The food scene is what you enjoy most about living in SF. You love to overindulge in every sense of the word, from using your phone to hail a cab (despite the 3x price spike associated with the light drizzle outside) to combining dinner and a movie into one delectable experience. Our drink recipe suggestion for you is the Pinnacle® Cinnabon® Cider: 1 part Pinnacle® Cinnabon® Vodka and 2 parts apple cider, garnished with a cinnamon stick.

Mostly C’s: Pinnacle® Tropical Punch

You may live in an urban paradise, but you have a traveling itch that you just can’t shake. Whether you’re chowing down on local seafood specialties or putting aside every penny after the first of the month, you are always in planning mode for your big adventure away from this urban jungle that you call home. Our drink recipe suggestion for you is the Pinnacle® Beach House: 2 parts Pinnacle® Tropical Punch Vodka, 1 part Dekuyper® triple sec liquor, 3 parts cranberry juice, and a splash of lime juice, garnished with fresh berries.

Mostly D’s: Pinnacle® Whipped

You’re in constant search of that next big rush and when given the choice, always opt for extra whipped cream on top. You always stay active and thrive on being social whether that be at a big event downtown or cheering on your favorite sports team at the stadium. Our drink recipe suggestion for you is the Pinnacle® Orange Funsicle: 1 part Pinnacle® Whipped Vodka, 1 part orange juice, 1 part lemon-lime soda, and a splash of grenadine, garnished with an orange wedge.

Mostly E’s: Pinnacle® Citrus

You’re a trendy, outdoorsy hipster and you’re not afraid to show it. Hiking to the top of Twin Peaks in search of the perfect #onlyinsf Instagram opportunity and boycotting mainstream music at an underground show is what living in this city is all about. You’d rather be basking in the sun, drink in hand than anything else, on any day of the week. Our drink recipe suggestion for you is Pinnacle® Eiffel Twist: 1.5 parts Pinnacle® Citrus Vodka, 1.25 parts DeKuyper® Triple Sec, .5 parts fresh squeezed lemon, and 3 parts lemon-lime soda, garnished with a lime wedge.

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