A woman shared an “alcohol hack” that could make hard liqueur taste like water – but she warned it could be dangerous if you’re not careful enough.
TikTok user “Chixy38” came up with the trick a long time ago as it was supposed to make the alcohol “easier to drink”.
“So I know for sure this works for tequila and vodka,” she says as she brings out a bottle of tequila.
“I want to say it works for anything dark like Hennessey but I can’t remember because it’s been such a long time since I’ve done it.”
To start with, she pours the tequila into an ice-filled tumbler and adds mineral water in.
The woman continues: “Then you are going to use baking soda, I know it seems weird but hold on, not too much, like barely any. And little salt, barely any, okay?”
With all the ingredients in, she gives the mix a gentle shake and invites her husband for a drink test.
She explains: “I already know what it’s gonna taste like but here, Martin’s going to try it. Can you taste the tequila?”
Martin takes a big gulp down and shakes his head, telling his wife: “Nothing. Yeah, what the hell?”
“Chixy” then tells her viewers to be careful when trying out the hack, adding: “It will taste like water. Tequila, vodka – you can drink it and it will taste like water. It’s too easy to drink. I’m just letting you know.”
The TikTok video has raked in 17 million views – and many who tried said it worked.
“I actually tried this just then and this is 10/10 fact. I did it with gin,” one wrote.
A second commented: “It works oh my God!”
But some said the hack would only be suitable for people who hate drinking alcohol.
“I want the alcohol taste! That’s part of the reasons I drink,” a viewer said.
Always drink responsibly.
According to the NHS, men and women are advised not to drink more than 14 units a week on a regular basis.
They advise: “Spread your drinking over 3 or more days if you regularly drink as much as 14 units a week.
“If you want to cut down, try to have several drink-free days each week.”
Fourteen units is equivalent to 6 pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine.
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