Product Type: Smirnoff Liqueur
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The more you drink the worse it becomes!
Smirnoff Mojito with Key Lime
Member Name: xxfoxyredxx
Smirnoff Mojito with Key Lime
Date: 18/04/12, updated on 25/06/12 (83 review reads)
Advantages: Nice bottle
Disadvantages: Contents suck....its gross!
Last night myself and my best friend Liz decided to have a dvd night with munchies and an Indian meal for two from Asda. We fancied a drink and ended up actually almost clearing the shelves of the place and bought way too much alcohol lol. I woke up this morning thinking I was dying after consuming a whole bottle of this on my own plus about 10 small bottles of beer and my mate downed bottles of wine. Thankfully this isnt our usual behaviour but we believe it does us not too much harm letting our hair down occasionally though I dont think my neighbours were too pleased at us singing Michaal Ball songs at 4 this morning so I'm keeping my head own lol.
I love mojitos and whenever I get the opportunity to indulge in one I'll take it. Sadly though no where round here does them any good and I miss my old haunts in Coventry for them so knowing that this was a Smirnoff product I had high hopes that it'd be not only delicious but good quality too and costing only £5.00 for a bottle I couldnt wait to get stuck into it.
The bottle of this is actually really nice and excudes quality.The bottle is glass, silver coloured to the top of it and the base of the glass is a light mint green shade and it has a screw on/off lid/cap to the top of it and on on the front of it in black, white and dark green writing we are told that it is Smirnoff Cocktails Vodka Based Mojito 'A blend of Smirnoff No 21 premium vodka, key lime liqueur and a dash of mint flavours' and then we are told to shake before serving it, that it gives us 6 servings, that the bottle is 70cl and the whole thing contains 12.5 volume. On the back of the bottle serving instructions are given, we are told that the whole bottle contains 8.8 units and contact details for Smirnoff are given.
I so wanted to love this believe me! The price is good for what its meant to be and in fact I have paid a lot more for a fresh one made up for me in a bar in the past for just one of them so it felt a very good buy to me lol. All you do is give it a good shake and serve it chilled. Its best over ice in my opinion as this is not nice served at room terperature at all and you can add a spring of mint to it if you so desire. This drink is mixed and ready to serve so you don't 'need' to add anything to it and away you go.
I got 4 long drinks from this and each one I hated. I thought the more I drunk and the more merry I became I'd like it but no the flavour got worse in my opinion. The liquid is clear, flat and not fizzy and its still. It smells minty and thats the way it tastes in the main to me. The vodka in flavour really comes out in this drink for me though and was a tad too strong in that department and a bit too bitter for me. The lime flavour was there and that wasn't a problem but the spearmint flavour was overwhelming in the flavour stakes for me and I felt like i was drinking a gentle mouthwash and even my mate said your breath smells nice anyway which made us giggle our heads off.
It is potent stuff this, after 2 glasses I was squiffy as anything but I wont be drinking this again I simply didn't like it. You want a mojito get a real one as this is a real poor attempt at one!
This review is also posted on Ciao under this same username.
Summary: Horrible.....sorry Smirnoff!
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