AYE AYE, CAPTAIN!

It’s starting to get hot out there in the streets of Sydney… like, really hot! Those who know me know that I am not built for the heat. If I am not ducking and diving to some sort of shade, I am looking for a quick and easy way to cool off. Queue, ‘Freeze + Squeeze, Captain Morgan and Cola’ pouches taste testing.

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For those who are not sure what the whole ‘Freeze and Squeeze’ element is, I’ll explain it to ya. These frozen pouches are pre-mixed ice drinks. All you need to do is pop one in your freezer until frozen. When you are ready to drink, give the pouch a squeeze, pour the contents into a glass and get yo sip on- simplicity at it’s best.

I left my Captain Morgan and Cola pouch in the freezer for eight hours- like it recommends on the back of the pouch. When ready, I took it out of the freezer, crushed up the pouch to loosen up the frozen drink and poured the rum based slushy into a glass.

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Smell: The initial smell of the rum was pretty overwhelming when I cut the pouch open. Not the usual Captain Morgan smell, but a more metallic smell.

Taste: I wish I knew what kind of Cola was used in this mix as I found it super, super sweet. And not the nice sweet, it was more of a sickly, syrupy, artificial sweet.

Best for: These are awesome for those trips to the beach with an eski, a house party where you don’t have the time to make your guests a drink or even a BBQ/Picnic in the park. They are just so convenient and quick. If I had a party, these would be great to have as a back up in the freezer to serve my guests.

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Overview: Not that bad to be honest- considering all of the above. Although pretty sweet, it was a pretty nice to drink and are fuss free. I found them refreshing, packed full of rum and actually pretty moreish. I can see the younger generation really enjoying these, or for time strapped people like myself.