“You think you own whatever bar you land in. The stool is just some dead thing you can claim! But I know every rum, and gin, and vodka gives you life, is a spirit, has a name.” Fangirls, this week we’re taking it back to the Disney renaissance, with Pocahontas. Pocahontas sings about punting with all of the colors of the wind, but here we’re going to drink the colors of the wind (mostly reds and blues, but it’s good stuff).
To drink the Colors of the Wind, you’ll need:
Frozen Berry Mix (I used an antioxidant blend, and 1 serving, which was 1 cup)
Lemonade (I used sugar free because I drink at night and don’t want to be drunk too fast, nor do I want to be hyper instead of sleeping)
Vodka (Red Berry Vodka was very tasty)
The first thing I realized, was that this isn’t a last minute drink. You have to plan, at least from morning on, to drink this, because those frozen berries need to be defrosted and soaked in a cup of vodka. I let mine soak for 3 days, which may have been a bit much. I would say 6-8 hours is enough.
After they’ve soaked, pour yourself a glass of lemonade, and add the berries! I used a spoon to put the berries in, so I got a bit of the excess vodka too. It was incredibly strong. When you’re just drinking, it’s not much. But as soon as you bite into a berry, it’s crazy.
I recommend this drink, 100%; but it is something to be wary of. You definitely don’t want to drink too much of it, or eat too may of the berries, because you could get very sick. I do, however, think that it would be even better if after soaking the berries, you spread them on a wax paper covered cookie sheet and left them in the freezer for a couple hours. It would be the perfect summer drink!
Have fun out there, Fangirls! Drink responsibly, and stay safe.
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