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Happy Hour: Fruji

I've admitted it before, and I'll admit it again, I'm not really a fancy-drink kind of girl. All I need is vodka and tonic and I'm set. However, with that said, I'm trying to expand my drink options and so I always love checking out different recipes online. I found this one over in the Let's Have a Drink group. It's called a Fruji and it was posted by TeamSugar member Shiloh Jolie Pitt. She likes it because it tastes like a pineapple ice block found in New Zealand. Tastes like pineapple and contains vodka? Count me in! To check out the recipe,

Recipe from TeamSugar member Shiloh Jolie Pitt

1 part Vodka
1 part Orange liqueur

1 part Energy Drink

Prepare a tall glass full of ice then add the Orange liqueur or Cointreau, next add the Vodka, next add the Energy Drink.

Tastes exactly like a Pineapple ice block that you can only get in New Zealand called Friju, enjoy.

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jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 10 years
try a Southern Bull.... Southern Comfort (SoCo) & Red Bull!!! Its my fave!!!!
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Idk, I dislike energy drinks.
jendudley jendudley 10 years
I love fruity sweet drinks! This one looks great.
asco00 asco00 10 years
I'm on the fence about drinks with energy drinks. But I'll try it lol.
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 10 years
I think I could handle this cuz it doesn't seem too sweet! Well.... after the baby is born LOL!
amandaaa amandaaa 10 years
i think the energy drink part gives it a sweeter taste, like pineapple. i think i'm gonna start mixing this up! what orange liquers do you reccomend?
joyofadventure joyofadventure 10 years
so it tastes like pinapple but you use orange??
bobcatsteph3 bobcatsteph3 10 years
Not to be a Debbie Downer but I gotta say I just hate seeing stimulants and depressants mixed together! As someone with multiple heart conditions that weren't discovered until college a drink like this could literally kill me, and any other person who might have an undiagnosed ailment. I'm just so certain (and sad) that some day bartenders are going to start getting sued when someone dies from the drinks they mix up. Now if they want to put the mixer and the energy drink separate on the bar and let the customer do as they wish, I'm all for that. Even with my heart problems I'm all for drinking, I went to a top party school, and enjoy a good time much as the next girl, but common sense has certainly kept me alive!
ddene5713 ddene5713 10 years
and to make it "better" use sugar free redbull.
ALSW ALSW 10 years
Not sure about the energy drink part, but I love pineapple!
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