Young and Hungry

Remixology: Make Us a Drink With Four Loko

Where: Society Fair, 277 S. Washington St., Alexandria

Bartender: Todd Thrasher

Mystery Ingredient: Four Loko malt liquor

Bartender Response: “It’s really bad. It’s like coating my mouth,” Thrasher said after trying a sip of lemonade-flavored Four Loko. “I feel like I should shotgun it.”

What We Got: An electric lemonade with fluffy shaved ice, peach- and lavender-infused Four Loko, and a hint of bourbon.

How It Tasted: Drinking Four Loko is not for the uncourageous. It’s an overpowering ingredient, for sure, but the peach juice Thrasher valiantly added to the Four Loko syrup somehow held its own against the sickly sweet, alien-tasting lemonade. Cooking down some of that alcohol helped too—the 23.5 ounce can of Four Loko clocked in at 12-percent alcohol by volume.

Improv Points (1 to 5): 4. Peach and lavender made for a fresh combination, and the shaved ice is just plain fun. It’s a genteel take on an energy drink known as “blackout in a can.” Just in case Southern society matrons ever needed an excuse to drink Four Loko.

Recipe:

1 can Four Loko (23.5 ounces)

1 teaspoon lavender

Juice from 1 ripe peach

1 tablespoon sugar

1  ounces Four Roses Bourbon

ounces Massenez Creme de Peche

Simmer one can of Four Loko for five minutes, then add lavender, peach juice, and sugar. Continue simmering for five minutes, then allow mixture to cool, and strain.

Combine bourbon and peach liqueur with 2  ounces of Four Loko mixture. Stir, and pour into shaved ice. Garnish with peach slice.

Photo by Adele Chapin

 

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  • drez

    Inventive as the remixology was, it used only 10% of the ingredient.
    Im thinking it should get .4 out of 5.

  • Nuies

    Lipstick on Pig.

  • noodlez

    YALL LATE ON THE REMIX!!!

    FAGGIE FENTY WITH HIS NO SINGLE BEER SOLD IN THE HOOD SHOULD TAKE CREDIT FOR THIS REMIXOLOGY! THIS IS THE SUMMER DRINK FOR OUR LIGHT POCKET BROTHERS & SISTERS REPLACING 211 STEEL RESERVE.

    EQUAL PARTS:
    LIME-A-RITA(24OZ) AND PEACH FOUR LOKO(24OZ) = LOKORITA

    POUR HALF A CAN OF EACH INTO LARGE MCDONALD OR 7-ELEVEN CUP. MUST BE SIPPED THRU STRAW FOR FULL EXPERIENCE!

    GREAT FOR THOSE HOT AND HUMID SUMMER EVENINGS HANGING ON THE CORNER! ENJOY AND WATCH OUT FOR PO-PO'S!

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