Ever wished to get pleasure from a decent scotch with out the effort of utilizing a glass? Upscale whiskey model The Glenlivet has simply introduced its new “Capsule Assortment” which allows shoppers to pop a pod of booze immediately into their mouth. The brand new vary contains three new Founders Reserve-based cocktail recipes, every held inside pods which are biodegradable and edible, and are produced from seaweed.
“The Glenlivet has launched an authentic whiskey consuming expertise,” states a promotional video. “A set of edible cocktail capsules produced from seaweed, which means no want for a glass, ice, or a cocktail stirrer.”
The capsules within the new assortment are related in dimension and look to detergent pods, bringing again reminiscences of the extremely harmful “Tide Pod problem” from final yr, which noticed a frankly mind-boggling variety of youngsters consuming the colourful, toxic pods in web movies. The placing resemblance that the Glenlivet Capsule Assortment bears to Tide Pods has bought some folks considering the entire thing is a hoax.
Removed from being a joke, the Capsule Assortment was thought up as a restricted time provide for London Cocktail Week, which runs from October four to October 13. And whereas some folks have criticized the pods for cheapening or taking away from the expertise of enjoying a whiskey, others have praised the innovation behind the biodegradable packaging, and the reality single use edible pod would possibly make cocktails extra accessible to people who’ve restricted mobility or dexterity.
Most significantly, in contrast to detergent pods, these brightly coloured, appetizing capsules are completely secure to place in your mouth… so long as you get pleasure from responsibly.