Self-preservation had me temporarily second guessing the sanity of consuming something that looked like straight Windex, but for the sake of pseudo-science, I pressed on. To help you decide if it's worth revisiting the Farm, we rounded up six flavors the only ones we could find after an exhaustive search and power-ranked the heck out of 'em. It tastes a lot like somebody dissolved a strawberry hard candy from your grandma's jar in a bucket of Hi-C, then allowed it to ferment into a neon concoction that kind of hurts your teeth to drink, but packs enough sugar to keep you awake for half a Buffett show. This is a broad category that has grown considerably in the last few decades, from being the domain of home winemakers to a more commercially viable concern. Most of the stories involve one or more of these five factors: high school, a ridiculous sounding Boone's Farm flavor, probable alcohol poisoning, fond memories of awful-sounding events and Texas. Or considering the unintended age of some consumers, summertime memories of sunscreen coated slip 'n' slides may be more apt. You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter s - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in! If this is your first alcoholic rodeo though, it's likely that Boone's will get you lifted.
First up, the best-known and most mild-mannered of our wine flight: Boone's Farm. . Burritos, quesadillas, tacos, doesn't really matter. All trademarks, copyright and other forms of intellectual property are property of their respective owners. Although the information provided on this site is presented in good faith and believed to be correct, FatSecret makes no representations or warranties as to its completeness or accuracy and all information, including nutritional values, is used by you at your own risk. Between the coconut, the mango, and the pineapple, the flavor explosions are so stark and combative, you might suspect Donkey Kong's throwing a fit in your mouth.
The state also spans almost ten degrees of latitude. Blue Hawaiian -- Like Tropical Fruits Are Hosting a Fight Club in Your Mouth With the color of Prestone's finest windshield-washing fluid and the coconutty nose of a finely-aged David Hasselhoff, this tastes like the product of a post-luau tryst between a Piña Colada and a Bay Breeze. We'd imagine this is what it would taste like to make out with the Snapple Lady right after she walked out of a bar. It accounts for the southern two-thirds 850 miles or 1370 kilometers of the country's west coast. As any good college student that has searched the couch cushions for a handful of change knows, boozing on an extreme budget can be a risky proposition. Strawberry Daiquiri -- Like Drinking Hi-C Mixed with Booze and Hard Candy Realizing that Parrotheads might want an affordable wine alternative, Boone's dropped this version of the tropical cocktail. The next morning I felt like there was acid in my eyeballs and the Marching Cobras in my stomach.
And also now you have diabetes. The morning after drinking this foul concoction, I woke up bright and early, hangover free and with full memory of a riveting evening spent watching television. Not too far off an assessment considering its popularity on college campuses across the nation. I must admit to having a brief, wild love-affair with the pseudo-bum-wine Boone's Farm. Now, there's no way to look dignified pounding a bottle of Boone's, but the Blue Hawaiian flavor could make even the manliest of meat heads look downright prissy. European vines were first planted here in the 18th Century, as settlers and missionaries made.
Tortilla the size of your cabeza plus enough meat and melted cheese to make your arteries shutter on first bite is the perfect drunk fodder for soaking up Boone's. And so, like a college kid who's had a few too many bottles of Kiwi Strawberry, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit our first love to find out if she had gotten gross. One night to be exact. Lasting impressions: Boone's Blue Hawaiian is the personification of the Coppertone baby all grown up and slumming it down in Rocky Point at wet t-shirt contests. California is the largest and most important wine region in the. I was 13 or 14. Pairs with: Any grease-steeped, deep-fried Mexican combo obtained from one of the many fine 24-hour 'Bertos open at three in the morning.
Boone's is practically a rite of passage for high school and college kids across the nation. And the fizzy bubbles made my mouth sparkle! Sweet ambrosia it was not. With mountains, valleys, plains and plateaux, California's topography is as complex as its climate, offering winegrowers a bewildering choice of terroir. Fruit and Spiced Wine is — as may be inferred from its name — any wine that is made from fruits or vegetables other than grapes, sometimes with the addition of spices. Between the sweetness and the bubbles, it tastes like flat Sprite somebody squirted strawberry-flavored syrup into, or an Italian soda with the slight flavor of bum wine.
See, swirl, sniff, sip, and savor this bounty after the jump Appearance: The opaque, electric blue intensity of this vintage can only be achieved through a heavy hand with the Blue No. Fuzzy Navel -- Like Boozy Kool-Aid Mixed with a Frat Party Another attempt at replicating a cocktail enjoyed by old hippies and Spring breakers, this is essentially what would happen if you made peach Kool-Aid, but subbed out half the water in favor of peach schnapps. Wine is an acquired taste, , it had to start somewhere -- for many, it was a magical place called Boone's Farm. Californian wines only rose to global renown in the past few decades notably after the of 1976. The curdled cream of coconut scent was complimented by what smelled like toasted marshmallow, although the fumes might have been impairing my judgment by this point. Bouquet: After cracking open the bottle, the aroma of coconut sunscreen and sickly sweet decay instantly transported me to Nana's retirement community down in Boca.
Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. There's also the sneaking suspicion that the orange flavor was collected from a trash can outside a youth soccer game, as the citrus tastes like 100% rind. It therefore ranks very low on the scale of drunkenness to dollars, and seeing how it tastes like sugary coconut funk, it should most definitely be avoided. Nonetheless, it brings back great memories of drinking too much in your parents' basement. However the state's viticultural history dates back more than 200 years. Colors this vibrant in nature are generally reserved to warn passing predators that a critter is a sack of poisonous walking death. After getting past the cheap coconut flavor, hints of pineapple and citrus notes were present.
Please note that some foods may not be suitable for some people and you are urged to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any weight loss effort or diet regimen. It's cheap, available just about anywhere, and is the syrupy sweet alternative to flat keg party beer or that dusty bottle of Campari at the back of your mom's liquor cabinet. Deep fried Jack in the Box tacos will do in a pinch. It's an impressive double whammy of a drink, bringing the shame of Boone's to an electric blue tropical cocktail and watering it down to glorified coconut kool-aid that will get your ninety pound date drunk. To help you decide how to spend that meager pile of pennies, we've scraped the bottom of the barrel to review some of the cheapest, most face-planting, getcha drunk wines on the market.