5 Drinks That Started Every Nigerian’s Alcohol Journey

September 30, 2020

It’s a thing a lot of people don’t notice but there are 5 drinks that kickstarted every alcohol-drinking Nigerian’s journey down the rabbit hole of alcoholism. Let’s talk about them.

1) Smirnoff Ice

This is the drink that people who can’t stomach the taste of strong alcohol take when they go to a bar with friends and don’t want to get laughed at for ordering malt.

2) Calypso

This one is a fraudulent drink. Because it tastes so sweet, you keep downing glass after glass. Next thing you know, you’re waking up 10 hours later under the bed in an empty Airbnb.

3) Don Simon Sangria

There was no old enough Nigerian in the early to mid 2000s who didn’t drink this.

4) Don Simon Vinto Tinto

After the much sweeter sangria came this. This was the next level for alcohol beginners.

5) Magic Moments

Especially the chocolate-flavoured one, which is every beginner’s go-to. I find this funny because it just tastes like really hot chocolate milk.

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