In Cider Trading- This one is not only delicious but also packs a great punch. Ciders are popular and tend to be in good supply at parties. I personally don't mind one as a change of pace, but drinking 60 plus ounces of apple juice product is not how I want to spend my evening. Luckily cinnamon whiskey is also pretty popular and abundant, so here is what you do next. Drink a little of the cider and replace with about a shot of cinnamon whiskey. Once you have taken that hot shot and stuck it in cider, you will be amazed at the resulting explosion of flavor. A drink that resembles apple pie with it's sweet spicy goodness. If you do not have cinnamon liquors , a shot of maple whiskey will do; resulting in something that can only be described as apple pancakes. There's really no limits to the fun you can have when you decide to put something hard in cider.
Beeretto- This is another simple beer additive cocktail that results in a sweet potion much greater than the sum of its parts. All you need for this one is a shot of amaretto liqueur and a tasteless macro brewed, light beer. Adding one shot to the beer creates a transformation into a drink that tastes just like Dr. Pepper. As an added bonus you won't have to drink nearly as many beers until you are able to block out the other festivities.
Barrel Aged- Maybe cider is not your thing and other sweet drinks turn your stomach. As you look around at the boring beer options or down another light beer it's time to switch things up. Just like above, you will need some liquor and some cheap beer. This time though you are going to add a shot of cheap whiskey to the mixture. What this creates is something equivalent to a collaboration brew between Miller and Old Crow. We call this one the Miller Low-Life.
Loaded Longnecks- If bourbon is not your thing, I have see this done with Vodka and Corona beer. Personally I cannot stand Vodka and Corona is mildly tolerable. However when you add a shot of vodka to the neck of a Corona the results are not nearly as vile as the two base ingredients. The rubbing alcohol taste of the vodka somewhat masks the skunk cabbage taste of the Corona.
As an added bonus, if you drink all of the above, you pretty much know that yo may get knocked but you will get up again. As the Chumbawumba lyrics state:
"He drinks a whiskey drink
He drinks a vodka drink
He drinks a lager drink
He drinks a cider drink"
You'll be singing as you're winning!
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