One of my favorite parts of summer as a kid was convincing my parents to buy a ton of tubes filled with liquid sugar sold at a suspiciously low price to stick in the freezer so I could have a cool, refreshing treat whenever I wanted. In hindsight, it’s amazing I didn’t get diabetes based on the number of freezer pops I inhaled as a kid, and now it looks like my liver could be in trouble thanks to a product that just hit the market.
If you’ve ever had a milkshake spiked with whiskey or a beer made out of the whale-shaped ice cream cake the cool kids had at birthday parties, then you know how fun it can be to add a splash or four of booze to pair with your nostalgia. As a result, I’m very happy to announce we now live in a world where you can buy ice pops made with vodka.
If you can’t tell by the name, the company behind Slim Chillers Vodka Martini Skinny Freezers seems to be targeting a demographic I assume most people reading this don’t belong to, but even though I’m not a mother of two who’s never missed an episode of Vanderpump Rules, I am fully on board with this concept.
According to The Takeout, each freezer pop is only 100 calories, which makes it very easy to justify using them to “cool down” multiple times over the course of a day. They come in a variety of uber-macho flavors like Appletini and Lemon Drop, both of which sound incredibly appealing when you’re being baked by the sun.
The best part? You can buy the pops in bulk at Costco, but if you don’t want to make a pilgrimage to the greatest place on Earth, they’re also available at liquor stores and some online retailers.