Monday, February 11, 2008

New Orleans blend vodka from Absolut

Yesterday I was wandering the aisles of my local Market Basket grocery and happened upon the display of Absolut vodka's newest infused blend - New Orleans, flavored with mango and black pepper.

Now, I ask you, when you consider a NOLA vodka blend, would you ever combine MANGO and BLACKPEPPER? I didn't think so. The sensory experience you would more likely conjure is the blend of cheap orange juice, cigarette smoke, the heart beating sensation of just dodging a stray bullet and that wonderful only-in-New Orleans brew of what I call French Quarter party gravy: the condensational mix of spilled beer, urine, and vomit. (Party gravy will ruin a pair of shoes.)

Good idea, Absolut, great intention. Not so great research.


turdpolisher said...

Party gravy? I like it. Mind if I borrow it sometime?

Cool blog.

Kimberly said...

I agree - poor choice of flavors for the NO Blend.

Maybe something along the lines of jambalaya & beignets or Hurricanes & flat draft beer. But what do I know?

SkitzoLeezra said...

Kimberly, you are on to something here, there should definitely be something deep fat fried in a NOLA infusion blend.

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