I am not much of a drinker now that I have a baby to care for, but every once in a while I do still enjoy a nice drink. It is especially nice to enjoy an ice cold mixed drink to savor the flavor of summer! When given the opportunity to review a few of Daily’s Cocktails frozen pouches, I was intrigued. I had honestly never seen them before. A mixed drink in a pouch that already contained the alcohol? Sounds like a deal to me! I found them at my local Walmart. In my head I thought “frozen drink” freezer aisle.. but they were just on a shelf on an end cap and I almost missed them.
The pouches were very reasonably priced at 1.97 each (less then a mixed drink at a restaurant) They came in a variety of flavors that really made it hard to choose. So, I went with 5 different flavors to check them out. Of course this took a few days since I have a low tolerance to alcohol. HAHA. They definitely packed a small punch. At 5% alcohol, I didn’t expect much, but they proved me wrong.
Since these pouches were not frozen, they did take a while to freeze so definitely a plan in advance type of drink (unless you happen to find them already frozen) They state that they should freeze 8 hours. Maybe I have a super freezer, but i found 8 hours to be a bit much and had to run them under hot water to thaw them out some. I tested one at about 5 hours and it was pretty perfect, so freezing times may vary a bit. Once frozen, you simply massage the pouch a little to slush it up, open it and pour it in a glass or just pop a straw in the pouch and drink! I prefer a glass as the pouch is really cold! But they would be perfect for a beach outting where glass is not allowed!
I sampled the following flavors: peach daiquiri, strawberry daiquiri, pina colada, lemonade, and strawberry margarita. All of which had a very nice flavor and were very close in tastes to drinks I have received at my favorite restaurants! My favorite was definitely the peach daiquiri! It had the perfect summer peach flavor and I could drink it all year round and picture the summer! The pina colada was my second and it had a nice crisp pineapple flavor with a hint of coconut. I could barely taste the alcohol which is a big plus for me!
My husband preferred the strawberry margarita as it actually had a bit of a bite to it. You could definitely taste the alcohol in it though it was still very good. The lemonade would be a perfect hot summer day drink! The strawberry daiquiri was also good though it was the most sweet of them all. I found mixing the strawberry daiquiri with the lemonade was a great combination!
Daily’s Cocktails frozen pouches will definitely be on my list for future get togethers! I can’t wait to try their seasonal flavors coming in October, hard cider and spiced sangria! You can also check them out online for other great flavors or even recipe ideas! Daily’s is offering 3 of my lucky readers a chance to win an insulated lunch tote! (perfect to carry your new frozen pouches!) Must be 21+ to enter!