If you have ever been to events such as a wedding, a work office party or a BBQ, you may have noticed that there seem to be alcoholic drinks that are more popularly served at each of them. This is no coincidence!
Welcome to vodka excess! Vodka brands are known for different marketing and packaging stunts to differentiate themselves from each other. Crystal Head vodka is dialling up the absurdly luxurious with a vodka filtered over 10,000 Herkimer Diamonds. The Canadian vodka company was started by Actor Dan Aykroyd and launched in the U.S. in 2008, and is easily recognized for its skull-shaped bottle.
Straight up, with soda, on the rocks … there are many ways to drink vodka. But where’s your spirit of adventure with this spirit? Cooking with vodka gives depth to recipes without adding the extra flavours that wine or other liquors would. Here’s a vodka-based fish and chips recipe bound to get your wheels spinning.
Alcohol is the one substance that has been consumed by nearly all adults, especially men. According to the World Health Organization, over 2.3 billion people globally are current drinkers. Also, a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that in 2019, over 139 million people in the age range of 12 years and above consumed alcohol the previous months.
Step aside bacon soda! This porky drink calls for vodka. If bacon is your thing, then Bakon Vodka should be on your wishlist of drinks to try before you die. Produced by Black Rock Spirits in Seattle, Bakon Vodka is indeed vodka flavoured with bacon.
Like any ice lolly, the most important part of nailing a perfectly refreshing and delicious booze-infused ice popsicle is the ingredients. Ice lollies are just a couple of liquids mixed together, so if the flavour profile isn’t right, there’s nothing left for the treat to hide behind. However, consistency is also a huge part of a successful freeze. Nobody wants a runny ice lolly that melts before they can finish it, right?
Frozen margaritas and Aperol Spritz have their place during the warmer months, but as the cold front sets in, one of the best wintertime comforts is snuggling up with your kitty in a cat onesie on the couch and wrapping your hands around a piping hot drink laced with liquor.
These spiked and wintery cocktails promise to heat things up when it is cold and rainy outside.