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Vinegar Strokes is the stage name of Daniel Jacob, who placed 8th on Season 1 of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.

Name Origin

"The origins of my name came about with me putting makeup on for the first time and sending a picture to my best friend, who replied with: "Alright Vinegar Tits", and I were like: "Vinegar? That is a hot name." I wasn’t sure about ‘tits’, so I went on the internet and Vinegar Strokes popped up and I thought that’s my name!" Vinegar Strokes explain about her drag name on a ITW.

Track Record(s)

Vinegar Strokes
Season Competed: UK Season 1
Ranking: 8th Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 1, 3)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 3

Entrance Quote

"I didn't become just a little bit of a slag, I became a TOTAL SLAG!"

Memorable Quotes

  • "Slag."
  • "I'm not afraid to go from gorgeous to mingin'."
  • "Bring it to the Hodge Podge."
  • "So long, gay boys!" (elimination quote)

Farewell Message

"Long live the OG RPDR UK SLAAAAGS! You're all amazing. ♡ Hodge Podge FOREVER! xxx"


  • Vinegar is the first queen to survive a lip sync on the UK.
    • She is also the first queen since Season 7 to survive being in the bottom 2 in episode one and to not be in the bottom 2 again in episode two of a RuPaul's Drag Race series.
  • She is the first queen to lip-sync twice on the UK.
  • Vinegar's entrance line is a famous quote by Kat Slater, a character played by British actress Jessie Wallace on the soap opera EastEnders.
  • Her planned "Snatch Game" character was Sandra Martin from popular UK TV show Gogglebox.
  • She performed in the West End show and filmed live on-stage version of Everybody's Talking About Jamie as drag queen Sandra Bollock.
  • Vinegar hosted the Extra Lap Re-caps for Canada's Drag Race Season 1 and Drag Race Holland Season 1 where she gave out awards each episode for Hodge Podge and Total Slag, based on her own catchphrases.
    • She made cameos during Extra Lap Re-cap for RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 2 in a "rivalry" with host Jackie Cox, with the running gag that Jackie "stole" Vinegar's show.
  • UK Season 2 Queen; Veronica Green's quote "Going from Gollum to gorgeous" was coined by Vinegar Strokes.


UK Season 1 Looks




  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 1, as contestant, placed 8th. (2019)

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