actually i think it's situational:
- football game, chicago in january - hot chocolate w/peppermint schnapps;
- just finished mowing the lawn on a hot summer afternoon - ice cold beer;
- snowing outside, chestnuts roasting in the fireplace - single malt whiskey (sipped in between bites of roasted chestnut OH THAT IS GOOD);
- quiet contemplation on the balcony with S.O. watching the sunset - a complex red wine (maybe a cabernet sauvignon) - but (seriously) with a little bit of chocolate first;
Oh, besides being just about my favorite movie, the main character (the Dude played by Jeff Bridges) is kind of a drunk, and his favorite drink is a White Russian which he seems to be drinking constantly throughout the movie.