Try These 8 Hacks to Make Your Alcohol More Interesting

July 8, 2022

The weekend is here, and if there’s one thing I’ll do, it’s recommend different ways people can drink alcohol. Today you’ll be discovering ways to make your alcohol more interesting. 

Vodka gummy bears 

I like to call this the lazy and fast way of making a cocktail because you don’t have to do a lot of mixing, and you still get some colour and flavour in your drink. All you need is a bottle of vodka, a bag of gummy bears and a medium-sized bowl. 

You can try this with one or multiple-flavoured gummies. Put the gummy bears in a bowl, pour in vodka, then leave for about 5 hours. For a deeper flavour, you can leave it overnight. Once it’s done, you can chew the gummy bears (which have soaked up alcohol) and drink the vodka. 

Add Ribena to your dry red wine 

This was something I tried yesterday. I was about to drink Ribena when I remembered that I had some leftover red wine in the fridge. My decision to combine both is one of the best decisions I’ve made this week; it’s like heaven on your tongue. Works best with dry reds such as Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon and the likes. 

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Pour alcohol into your watermelon

I’m pretty sure this isn’t the first time you’ve heard about this. So why haven’t you tried it yet?  Just cut a narrow but deep hole (it has to be deep so that the drink will seep through) into your watermelon in the shape of your liquor bottle, turn over the bottle and put the mouth in the hole and let the alcohol pour into the melon. 

Leave it until it’s empty or until you think the alcohol poured in is enough. Put the watermelon in the fridge to chill for about four hours, then cut it up when you’re ready. 

Use alcohol to make ice cubes 

Normally, when you want a really cold drink, you tend to add ice cubes. To do things a little differently this time, make your ice cubes out of whatever alcohol you’re drinking. If you’re having whiskey, fill your ice tray with whiskey. That way, when the ice melts, it’s not diluting your alcohol, it’s just adding to it. 

Experiment with Skittles 

Have you ever tried adding Skittles to, say, tequila? Here’s your cue. . Just put Skittles in a cup, fill the cup with tequila, and leave it overnight. You can do this with one or different flavours of Skittles. A fun way to have tequila shots, it won’t stop it from burning your throats though. 

 ALSO READ: What Your Favorite Alcohol Says About You

Tequila and pasta

A good way to eat and drink at the same time, don’t you think? This recipe doesn’t necessarily contain that much tequila, but it’s a good way to mix alcohol and pasta and end up with a delicious recipe. If you’re interested in seeing how this goes in detail, find out how to make it on All Recipes.

Try Baileys and coffee

Instead of adding milk or cream to your coffee, add half a glass of Baileys instead. What better way to kickstart the morning? Besides, Baileys is a lot creamier. 

Heineken and sprite

I genuinely think beer is bitter, and that’s why i’ve included this combination. To make things interesting, you can add whiskey. That way, the alcohol content increases and the taste also gets better. 


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