Saurian brandy.

Saurian brandy is an alcoholic drink, a type of brandy manufactured by Saurians, a reptilian-type species from the planet Sauria. (ST reference: The Worlds of the Federation)

In 2266, the bestial side of Captain Kirk, created during a transporter accident, demanded a bottle from Dr. McCoy. (TOS episode: "The Enemy Within").

In 2293, James T. Kirk bequeathed two bottles of Saurian brandy to Montgomery Scott following his death. (TOS - Crucible novel: The Fire and the Rose)

By 2294, Scott's grief had sunk him into a deep depression, and he no longer drank Saurian brandy, considering it part of his lost former life. However, while out of his house to obtain alcohol, Guinan made his acquaintance over several rounds of the beverage. Guinan's meeting delayed Scott long enough that he met Matt Franklin in that bar, and the two later bonded over several more rounds of the beverage at Franklin's hotel. (Star Trek novel: Engines of Destiny)

During a raid of a hidden Cardassian base in 2328, Lieutenant David Gold and his crewmates discovered a large supply of Saurian brandy and other exotic liquor in the commandant's office. While waiting after the operation to be retrieved by the USS Gettysburg, he and four colleagues proceeded to drink much of it. In the years to follow, Gold would honor those friends with a Saurian brandy toast upon their deaths. (CoE eBook: Turn the Page)

A rare bottle of Saurian brandy was kept by Quark in his bar in 2366. Following Rom's accident involving a glass of Romulan ale and a drunken Cardassian patron, the Cardassian grabbed the bottle and tipped the contents over Rom's head. (TNG - Double Helix novel: Vectors)

When the USS Enterprise-D rescued Montgomery Scott from the USS Jenolin, Guinan considered bringing him a bottle of Saurian brandy, but decided he was disoriented enough without seeing her. However, she did bring him a bottle and admit she had been aboard at that time when Scott rendezvoused temporarily with the Enterprise-D in 2370. After Scott led the Enterprise back in time in an ill-fated attempt to rescue Kirk before his apparent death, Guinan offered Jean-Luc Picard a glass while she apologized for not being completely open with him, a glass the Captain did not drink. (Star Trek novel: Engines of Destiny)


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