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So we're not sure about you, but we pretty much use Google multiple times a day. Not only is it a pocket answer to anything you could ever possibly want to know, but it can give us directions and information in a matter of seconds. As brilliant as Google undoubtedly is, the latest development to the search engine giant is undoubtedly, without any argument our favourite feature to have ever been available at the click of a finger: Google now knows how to mix cocktails.
This might sound a little absurd at first, but what we're essentially saying is that every time you Google a cocktail, the search engine will now walk you through the recipe, letting you know exactly which ingredients are in the cocktail of your choice, some information about the cocktail and even how to make it for yourself! We don't know about you, but that's certainly a service we can get behind in a big way!
We quite fancy Google as a top bartender, and the new addition to their services comes as part of their Knowledge Graph, which has been adding cards to Google searches continuously for almost 3 years now, including little facts about random things which relate to your searches, but this is undoubtedly the best development yet.
Google have now revolutionised house parties and general university life forever - and we for one couldn't be any more excited about it. We don't know about you, but tonight is now going to be spent perfecting our home mixing skills and making some seriously bad-ass cocktails to kick start the weekend in style.
Google, how do I make a margarita please? Ariba!
This will never get old. Ever.
Posted by Luke drinks
In case you weren't already aware, today (February 19) is Chinese New Year! We have left behind the Year of the Horse, and we are now entering the Year of the Sheep...or possibly the Goat...or maybe even the Ram. It depends on who you ask.
Still, we're not Mandarin experts, and we're not here to debate which animal is currently running the show in China. Instead, we're here to take a revealing look at the wonderful world of Chinese alcohol - after all, New Year's Day is one of the biggest boozing occasions on the calendar, and our friends in China enjoy the odd drink as much as the next nation!
So, what will they be chugging in China tonight? We've done a bit of research, and here are our best guesses...
- Baijiu - Roughly translated, the word 'baijiu' means 'white wine', but that name is somewhat misleading. In actual fact, baijiu is not a wine at all, but a very strong spirit, closer in taste and strength to vodka than to chardonnay or pinot grigio. It's also the most-consumed spirit in the world, which is quite a feat given how many rum 'n' cokes the Beer Bong UK team can put away on a Friday night.
- Huangjiu - 'Huangjiu' means 'yellow wine', but again, this stuff is far stronger than anything in your uncle's cellar. Your average bottle of huangjiu clocks in at around 20%, and it's made from grains (rice, wheat, and various others that we've never heard of) instead of grapes.
- Beer - Ah, now you're speaking our language, China! Spirits may be the country's first choice when it comes to getting plastered, but Chinese people still have a great fondness for lager - the best-selling brands are Snow and Tsingtao. Wonder if they ever use beer bongs...?
- Luzhou Laojiao - Let's end on a bit of an oddity, shall we? Luzhou Laojiao is a peach-flavoured liqueur with an ABV content of more than 50%, making it significantly stronger than Jack Daniel's, Smirnoff Red Label Vodka, and Kraken Black Spiced Rum. It is made in a clay-walled environment (an essential contributing factor to LL's unique taste) and has been in production since the Ming dynasty (which, as you know, spanned from 1368 to 1644), making it one of the oldest liquors in China.
Unfortunately, it's probably too late to import any of these for the Chinese New Year party that you're throwing this evening...maybe next year, eh?
Photo by Daniel Dionne
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If you've been browsing the Beer Bong UK website, you may be wondering why so many items are out of stock. January is a pretty lean month on the beer bong front, and while we do still have a pretty solid selection of drinking accessories available, the bulk of our stock won't arrive until the end of February. We apologise for any inconvenience caused - we know you're itching to get your hands on a beer pong table and a six-man bong!
We're aiming to build the UK's most comprehensive collection of beer bongs and drinking accessories, but it's early days yet. Before you know it, our website will be packed with awesome items, and you'll be planning the best summer of your life - so please bear with us! In the meantime, check out the brilliant bits and pieces that we do have in stock: beerbong.co.uk/categories/beer-bongs
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Hi there! If you’re reading this, it means that you’ve found our brand new website – we’ve put a lot of work into this, so we hope you like it! We are Beer Bong UK, and we sell all kinds of drinking accessories, from shot glasses to beer pong tables to novelty pint glasses.
Our speciality, though, is beer bongs! We’ve got a huge variety of funnels in stock: red ones, green ones, glow-in-the-dark ones, super-long ones, ones with flags on them, ones that two people can use at once...the list goes on and on! You can even create your own!
So, now that you’re here, you might as well get stuck in! Our online shopping service makes it awesomely easy to purchase all the drinking accessories you need for your next big party. Have fun!