I Tried This *Fruity* Soju Mix And It's Now My Favorite Cocktail

Treat yourself to a glass (or two, lol).
by Louise Ferrer for Cosmo.ph   |  Jul 16, 2021
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Seaweed, cheese bokki, and ice cream—these are just some of the things I usually stock up on when I do my regular trips to the Korean grocery store. And if there's one other item I cannot leave without, it has gotta be soju. TBH, I always make sure to grab a bottle (or two, lol) of each flavor available. In case you didn't know, it comes in blueberry, strawberry, and even yogurt!

As someone who *loves* soju, I'm constantly on the lookout for ways to upgrade my favorite drink. Because let's be real: Drinking soju on its own is great, but mixing it with other ingredients is even better. ;) So far, I've seen recipes on how to make a strawberry soju milkshake and a soju Melona slushie. Just this week, I learned about this *new* fruity soju mix that only needs four ingredients.

If you're in the mood for a new boozy drink, try this easy soju cocktail recipe.

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • Soju
  • Melon cucumber juice
  • Lemon soda
Soju cocktail recipe: ingredients (ice, melon cucumber juice, soju, and lemon soda)
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Procedure

  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Pour one part soju, one part melon cucumber juice, and one part lemon soda.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
Soju cocktail
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Honest review on the soju cocktail recipe

I didn't really know what to expect before making the drink, tbh. All I know is that I was so curious about the taste, because it's such a unique flavor to me. Not gonna lie, I love all kinds of fruits, but melon and cucumber aren't really my go-to. Still, I gave it a try and I'm *so* glad that I did. First sip pa lang, I already knew I was gonna end up with drinking more than one glass, haha.

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Obviously, the sweetness of the drink will depend on how much each ingredient is used. If like me, you prefer your cocktails sweet, then you're definitely going to love this. I love how it's so easy to make, too. You only need four ingredients! Heads up, though: From experience, the melon cucumber juice was a bit hard to find. I had to check three different grocery stores, lol. Luckily, I found some on my fourth try. This ~refreshing~ mix is something you can prepare on a hot day or during a chill e-numan with your barkada. Pair it with your favorite Korean grocery store snacks and you're good to go. As always, remember to drink responsibly! ;)

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