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The-Lagging-Investor

It’s basically White Claw with added sugar. Throw a Jolly Rancher in there, get on one knee, and chug it.


tehweave

Oh dear God I remember that. Icing?


benjammin2387

As someone who lives in the bachelorette capital of the country and works in a liquor store, I can assure you it absolutely still goes on, A LOT.


bruceyj

Must be Nashville


benjammin2387

You know it!


The-Lagging-Investor

That was started with Smirnoff Ice but same thing. Yes. Best one was when a group of us were getting lunch and my Buddy ordered a hot dog. I asked the server to put a Smirnoff Ice in place of the hot dog. When the server brought our food he almost shit himself.


bcanceldirt

My most creative ice was to put one in the tank of the toilet and unhook the chain from the handle.


GatesofDelirium

My twin brother did that to me, I wasn't even mad lol, it was clever


[deleted]

can someone explain this trend? i obviously missed…


WormLivesMatter

You lead someone to finding a Smirnoff ice and when they do they have to chug it right then and there while one one knee


[deleted]

oh lol. that’s actually funny af.


WormLivesMatter

It was a trend around 2007-2010 or so


squireofrnew

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.


braaier

That explains so much. I was in a bar once back around that time and I saw this happen to my friend. I was so confused.


THE_GR8_MIKE

Yeah, what? Why don't my friends "ice" me? I want free alcohol.


ERRORMONSTER

Chugging smirnoff is not a pleasant experience. I've found that all of those types of drinks are for sipping. They're expensive per unit alcohol so if your goal is to get drunk, find something harder and cheaper


Dithyrab

They're also hangover-sweet.


anoldoldman

It's the cold that makes it brutal to chug.


soniclettuce

The carbonation doesn't help either


findjefflater

That said, if your goal is to get diabetes…


rxredhead

I could easily chug a Smirnoff Ice. White Claw or current seltzers, not so much, but in my 20s Smirnoff Ice was my drink of choice


Col_Leslie_Hapablap

I got iced during Covid. A friend just left them on our deck, and then ding-dong dashed.


[deleted]

My flatmate did that on a trip. His friend got him back by leaving one floating in the hot tub - apparently it's even worse to chug when it's body temperature. ​ They also had someone leave the pub ten minutes early and put one on every street corner on the walk home.


Mister_McGreg

Best one I got was my friend ran out to pick up the pizza we ordered and stashed 2 bottles in the pizza box. Got me and my ex with that.


MosaicLifestyle

Got a similar one in during a college trip to New Orleans. My friend was mega hungover from sugary drinks the night before and was so nauseous he had to go back to our hostel in the middle of lunch. We took his food to go and left a little present in the box for when he was feeling well enough to eat again.


justwannahitdingers

A co-worker and I found creative ways to get each other over the course of a year or so. Then, about four years later when I was working at a different bar, I got him hook line and sinker. Personally, I preferred a Bacardi Breezer for my chugging purposes. u/tehweave


ImaginaryGift

I love Bacardi breezers and I'm constantly disappointed that they are no longer sold in the US :( the watermelon ones were my favorite


justwannahitdingers

That’s disappointing. I haven’t had one for 5+ years and would always get asked, “Really?” whenever I ordered one just to chug, at a bar I used to go to. I imagine they’re not in Canada, either.


themagicalbadger

To fizzy, Orange Reef with a straw bent over the tops where its at!


Mister_McGreg

In the early days of COVID quarantine it was fairly popular to "wine ninja" your friends, which consisted of simply leaving a gift bag with some bottles of wine in them at the intended recipients front door. It took about a week before people started Ice ninja-ing people. My mother, who is 63 years old, got Ice ninja'd on 3 occasions, and respected the rules every time.


SonPedro

Is a hot dog a mixed drink or something, because I’m not sure how exactly you put a drink in a hotdog bun? Please help lol


AndyHart2804

I think he means instead of the “dog”. So quite literally a Bottle of Smirnoff in a bun.


New_Gun_Guy90

It's a bottle. Put bottle in bun sideways. Done.


TheMcDeal

It's a drinking game pretty much. If you find the smirnoff or Mike's or sea breeze, you have to chug it.


riscut4theBiscut

All my buddies used to do a Christmas thing and 99% of the time you opened your gift and it was you getting iced.


caveinrockcorsair

I miss getting iced


Blood_and_Turds

take a swig, then refill zima with vodka.


TheeExoGenesauce

I did this with 4lokos apparently they were called sidewalk slammers


theoopst

Og 4loko? Or the new not as crazy formula? If the former, how are you still alive?


Its_Beelzebozo_Time

I once drank three of the OG 4 Lokos. Then I laid in my bed drunk as hell with my heart racing and was POSITIVE I was going to die...


theoopst

You probably did, and were just a fever dream your consciousness got stuck in.


nuclearbunker

Sidewalk slam is when you drink a 40 down to about the label and refill it with four Loko, Joose, etc... Though I wouldn't be surprised if the definition varies regionally...


OperationMobocracy

This and Smirnoff Ice made good mixers for Vodka.


Jet-pilot

We used Skittles. They were great in a Zima.


trimix4work

White claw is like drinking television static while someone screams the name of a fruit from another room


stonedsour

Don’t you use that Lacroix joke on white claw. I can actually taste a fruit in white claw


CallTheOptimist

I hate Lacroix but MAN white claw is tasty. I can't really explain why


stonedsour

Same!! Completely agree


CallTheOptimist

Lacroix tastes like two people describing a fruit that neither of them have ever tried.


The-Lagging-Investor

That’s a very accurate description of White Claw. Nice work


axf72228

Wasn’t his work.


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faultysynapse

90's highschool girls don't like Bud Light. They like sugar.


BuddhistHulk

Just the 90's?


fumblingwithinfinity

My friends and I would drink a little then put fun dip in it.


skrgirl

We used to put pixie sticks in them. So gross to think about now.


SplendidPunkinButter

1. It’s like a hard 7-up. It’s really not that bad 2. People didn’t really drink it - that’s why it went away


Kevfu1234

That's how exactly I remembered it and with the recent return, it didn't disappoint. I thought it was so refreshing. The one OP has is different.


PM_YER_BOOTY

I loved it. Bought it by the case when it came back. Perfect for summer chuggin'.


spasske

Got some, too. If I knew it was a temporary supply I would have stocked up.


SlapHappyDude

Back in ancient times girls didn't drink beer. But these had too much sugar for college girls to drink 4 at a party. Smirnoff ice came along with better flavors.


Oswarez

Isn’t it made to make cocktails? Isn’t that what “Made to Mix” means?


themeatbridge

It was the 90s, so we mixed it with cocaine.


Oswarez

This man cocaines.


zoner420

Ahh the 90s... when the mullets were ripe and dad shorts road high. Love me some 90s.


JPSofCA

Exactly. It's novelty was that it was see-through, then the novelty wore off.


dtwhitecp

Yep. We liked clear shit in the 90s for no real reason.


YVRkeeper

Crystal Pepsi has entered the chat.


mriguy

Zima wasn’t highfalutin’ like wine coolers. Ah, Bartles & Jaymes…


mechapoitier

I drank it in the 90s. It was pretty good ice cold, but if it warmed up a few degrees it got gross quick. It had this really off putting chemical taste to it. And I say this as someone who’ll drink damn near anything.


__Shake__

when I was like 12 I went with my friend over to his cousin's house, whom I guess was of legal drinking age? He still lived with my friends aunt/uncle though. The cousin wasn't actually there but we hung out in his room and the walls were absolutely plastered with dozens of Zima 6 pack holders. Sadly the mini fridge in there was dry or else I totally would have tried some.


LordSirusTheVain

We drank this shit by the gallon when we were 17 lol.


relpmeraggy

The 90’s were wild man. Wild. That’s why.


[deleted]

The phrase you’re looking is, “totally extreme”


relpmeraggy

Oh. My. God. It’s like I forgot that phrase on purpose. Would have also accepted “too the extreme!”


jpiro

I see you rock a mic like a vandal.


shebringsdathings

Light up the stage like a candle


UVCrow

*and wax a chump


AltonBParker

"TO THE EXTREME!!" --Poochie


Phantonym8

To the max man like totally!


ilovethissheet

It was radical


jk147

I remember convincing my older friend to buy this for us back in the mid 90s because of all of the marketing. We tried it and couldn't even finish, it was pretty bad. I don't think I have tried another one since.


cassinglemalt

In our defense, we were also really high.


sixpigeons

This is the kind of logical answer I was looking for


LostMyBackupCodes

Still are. But were then, too.


mrplinko

RIP Mitch.


throwawaytesticle69

I would love a Zima right now.


ladybug68

Me too! I don't understand all the hate for Zima! A couple years back they brought it back and I bought it every time I saw it. I wished they would bring it back again!


spasske

Never understood it either. If you don’t like it ( I suspect many detractors have never tried it.) don’t drink it. Why the hate?


AltonBParker

Zima Gold, not so much. But a regular Zima, sure.


1ofZuulsMinions

You are not alone. There are dozens of us! DOZENS!!!


77kloklo77

Sometimes I think I am the only person that liked them in the 90s! To be fair, I also like peach schnapps and Long Island Iced Teas, so I may just have been gross. I’m surprised they are not more popular now in light of how popular hard seltzers are.


lawnboy420

That’s what I am saying! I haven’t had one in years! I actually miss them.


Crazy-Investigator12

I use to get lit on zima when I was a kid


itsdatoneguy

It was the first alcoholic drink I ever tried. 14 at work and the super dated us to try em when we found em cleaning a college dorm. Warm, nasty, and we were all hella lit. Thinking back that super should be in jail but it was a fun ass day at work after.


Ndysodum

Only in the us drinking age is so high. I don’t think people should be arrested for doing drugs. It’s their choice.


HeadbuttingAnts

AVOID THE PHILIPPINES!


liltingly

Their ads really appealed to children. The Joe Camel of booze. Really hit home the ice cold, refreshing idea


pelorizado83

Says made to mix on the bottle... so they mean mix with other liquids like soda or mix with other alcohols you know you're not supposed to mix? Lol


Throtex

Made to get you drunk so anti-social people can mix in.


pelorizado83

But that's any alcohol really lol What's so special about this one?


Throtex

I think it specifically catered to people who wouldn’t consider drinking beer but still needed something that fit in at a college party. Expanded the drinking pool.


read110

Exactly. I remember getting $1 12oz beers at the bar we went to, but one friend hated beer and had to pay $4 for 8oz mixed drinks. These things were a buck also, so it saved her money.


pelorizado83

I don't like beer or hard alcohol, I just smoke cannabis. Me and a few antisocials would be the ones smoking jays lol.


zoner420

Right there with you buddy.


sockalicious

I remember the year it was introduced. It was definitely not "made to mix" at that time but I found it undrinkable, as did a lot of my fellow college students. One of the bartenders came up with the idea of pouring an ounce out and replacing it with a raspberry syrup he had lying around the bar, and that was actually pretty good.


joedasee

"Now you kids with your loud music, and your Dan Fogleberg, your Zima, hula hoops and pac-man video games, don't you see? People today have attention spans that can only be measured in nanoseconds!"


UConnHusky2015

That's what's so great about the game of Baseketball!


platypus_dogdoor

Hey pig fucker. Can I call you pig fucker?


joedasee

No, only my friends can call me pig fucker.


kingofallwinners

[…..](https://www.superiorwallpapers.com/images/lthumbs/2015-08/10618_A-sweet-little-yellow-bird-on-branch.jpg)


Mizzle6

It was the 90’s. It was a gateway beverage to drinking beer. The other alternative was wine coolers 🙄. Edit : I LIKED IT… cough, and still do


donaggie03

boone's farm and mad dog 20/20!


pedsmursekc

Purple Passion, anyone?


BigDoom72

Mad Dog 20/20 Banana Red was the shit. Do they make that anymore? Kids now have missed out on so much great shit. They still make Natural Light tho. Wonder if they still make Nattie Ice? Wooo. Many great stories begin with a case of those bastards.


BoringAssWife

Boones farm!!! I miss back when I didn’t drink


faultycarrots

Bartles and James. FTW.


Pyrochazm

Thank you for your support.


dragonflyandstars

I bowled an awesome game one night at Rock N Bowl back in 1986 thanks to Bartles and James!


faultycarrots

Nice! I miss bowling. Might take myself out on a date.


sysiphean

Yup, youngsters in here not having a clue how sparse the alcohol scene was in the 90s. You basically had all the macrobrews, Heineken/Guiness/Corona (but rarely 2 and never more than 2 available at a place), wine coolers, wine, abs hard liquor. This was completely new and different. It wasn’t *good*, but was often the least-bad option. Now the lamest podunk corner store has two dozen microbrews, hard cider, and several hard seltzers available, and anywhere worth going has a hundred-some different options. The only reason they brought Zima back was for nostalgia.


Mizzle6

Not only nostalgia, but hey, let’s put it to a taste test against this White Claw tsunami.


PuzzleheadedStable34

It was like booze soda.


westo4

We called it alco-pop!


Woodwardg

"made to mix" basically meaning "yeah it isn't good"


G-Double-D

Two words: Spring. Break. (In the 90’s…)


bradland

They were $2 a bottle at Zuma Beach night club in downtown Orlando back in the late 90s. Cheap way to get completely smashed. The hangovers though. Dear god the hangovers.


surfacing_husky

Whiskey gave me less of a hangover than these, ugh, the headaches were brutal.


Dwill1980

Way more sugar, that’s why the hangover was worse lol


SpinkAkron

Um... Cuz alcohol?


jacki2513

I actually really love Zima. Much better than some of the drinks they keep churning out today imo.


maj0ra_

Did you put Skittles in it?


ashleyfoy

Jolly ranchers!


Drulock

Fuck, I forgot about that. I had a fraternity brother who did this all the time, I never understood why.


footloosefraggle

I think you need to listen to Ace of Base while drinking it to get the full effect.


dontgoforthe1

It's beer for anyone who hates beer.


sixpigeons

So it was the alcohol equivalent of Black Eyed Peas


Bath_Salts4_Brunch

Robert California?


pookypoo87

Legit chortled.


TheBelhade

I think Deke Shaw was the last person to actually enjoy Zima, and that's only because he came from a dystopian future.


FKDotFitzgerald

As soon as I saw the post, I scoured the comments to find this


focusix

You and me both man


Vertimyst

You, him, and me!


zingzing175

Zomething different


Final-Thanks-5966

Guilty


gullinviewbots

Zima was pretty good for the time. It wasn't that popular which is why it was discontinued. The revivals of Zima I've taste are much worse than the original, it was basically Mike's hard lemonade if it was a 7-up.


sixpigeons

It never disappeared here in Japan. But I’d also never tried it before today. That was a happier time


BroccoliRobTN

2004, it was my first time drinking alcohol. 14 year old me hanging out of my friend's bedroom window throwing up the 4 Zima I drank trying not to wake up their parents. Never touched the stuff again.


srozo

Yo ho ho and a bottle of ZIIIMAAAAAAAA


oynutta

Ah Zima. Tastes like zit.


IsReadingIt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXp6JYpC-NY


n31s0n

Zima blue


PrimaryLupine

Because they were 90's high-school girls.


roundearthervaxxer

I feel that way about white claw


kermitdafrog21

Hard seltzers are a great idea (when it’s hot you don’t always want sugar), I’m just sad that White Claw and Truly took over the market. They’re probably the worst two I’ve tried


pumpman1771

A lot of drinks went clear at the time. It was and remains a bad idea.


MattJr35

ProTip: drop your favorite flavor Jolly Rancher in it 😂


hattriix

I bet that “made to mix” line has something to do with it. Who knows though 🤷🏻‍♂️


reagan2024

I'm not gay but I like Zima.


JonVX

“Yo ho ho and a bottle of ZIMA”


[deleted]

Drop a Jolly Rancher in it and you’ll see.


InternetzFinest

Literally says right on the bottle “made to mix”


xela654

"MADE TO MIX"


techchick101

Ya gotta add a jolly rancher or two


PlentyOfMoxie

Cuz when I was 14 it beat the fuck out of natty ice


Photo-Such

I drank with youthful delight. I even left offerings at a giant Zima bottle billboard in Pittsburgh one night. It was magical. Now that I'm old, malt liquor gives me heartburn. Original Zima was the best!!!


tuxedonyc

You won a bottle or lost a bet?


Capn_Yoaz

Supposed to drop a jolly rancher in it.


Middle_Age_Man_46

It’s that or a Seagrams golden wine cooler. Its wet and it’s dry.


WirelessTreeNuts

Sounds like someone won a way to get rid of their zima


StringerBell420

I used to clean pools with a dude who drank a case of these a day. He ended up sobering up, but it was tough to watch. I’ll never forget that big ass blue plastic cup..


edgerble

You should probably open it first before you judge that nasty stuff


Ktuck7

Options were probably much more limited 25-30 years ago


LetsGo_Smokes

Wine coolers, Zima, hard lemonades and teas, White Claw. The trash alcohol tour through the last few decades.


LarryDavid1942

I ordered a Zima!! Not emphysema!!


Yoshable

"WHERE'S MY FUCKING ZIMA" -Jay White


skylanemike

it sucked in 1993 and still sucks today


Idsuckthatbro

Put a jolly rancher in it


PatNebetar

We’ll, at the time, it was zomething different, I guess.


ZennyPie

I loved Zima back in highschool


TrowItIn2DaGarbage

Because 14 year olds don’t like the taste of beer


Longrange03

It was the WhiteClaw of it's time


Upsurt85

That's just bloodhound gang Pennsylvania.


Minimum_Inevitable96

My aunt used to add some pink lemonade to it wasn’t bad lol.


BallzBdragon

Yeah, you really can't drink those unless you're in high school and have a backpack full of jolly ranchers


trimix4work

No one did. That's why they are still trying to give them away 30 years later


yogfthagen

Ever tried Jaegermeister? Some things only sell because of dares and stupidity.


[deleted]

Is this Zima Blue?


Grilledpanda

Drop an apple jolly rancher in it for 19 year old me.


LookaDuck

We were underage and would transfer it into Clearly Canadian bottles so we could drink on the beach. Felt so clever…


karp70

“Made to mix”. Bruh.


messtiny

Because it’s zomething different.


hole_spreader1469

It did taste better after you were drinking for a while


JimboTrips

Tastes like Zhit


Rowdy911

It does say it was made to mix


eprivett

Zim Zima. Who got the keys to the Bimma?


alslyle

In the 90’s chicks that drank zima put out 10/10