My thoughts are with you... and may good fortune come upon your friend.
What does one order just upon learning his all-time best friend, in another country he cannot visit due to Covid is facing stage three cancer ?
Warm milk for the comfort of regression ? Hot chocolate maybe ?
The strongest beverage available in the pub ? The one not officially listed that only a few patrons know exist, under lock and key ?
If there is any cocktail named « The Compass » I’ll need one or some, bartender.