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'Thirsty Dudes' drink up beverages from all over the world



Tired of drinking the same old stuff? Three Thirsty Dudes are on a liquid journey to taste test the world's refreshments, one beverage at a time. Together, the team of Buffalo natives has reviewed over 1,200 drinks, ranging from mass produced soda pop and iced tea to more obscure drinks that fall into categories such as 'chunky drinks' and 'elixir.' They're like foodies, except they steer clear of solids.

"I love when I go into what appears to be a run down corner store and it ends up being a beverage Mecca," writes beverage buff Jason Draper on a recent review of Jarritos Pineapple, a soft drink from Mexico. Along with friends Mike Literman and Derek Neuland, the team has tackled drinks from six continents.

Some of my favorite reads were of Wonderfarm White Fungus Bird's Nest Drink, a strange liquid described as "what the water looks like after you spit out a loogie while brushing your teeth," and Taiwan's Hey Song Shaking Jelly Soda, a half liquid, half gel concoction. "It's like someone poured a nice half glass of sparkling white grape juice, then they filled the rest with unflavored Jell-O that wasn't completely solidified yet," writes Draper, with Literman (who pried open his can with a pair of pliers to get to the good stuff) adding: "Now I have a cup of just amber colored sludge and I'm loving it."

Whether they are gagging on vinegar drinks or sipping down a refreshing workout drink, reviews by the Thirsty Dudes are written with humor and honesty. Check their website to see if they've reviewed your favorite regional drink – and if not, send the boys a care package and they'll be more than happy to give it a go. The only think these Thirsty Dudes don't throw down the hatch is alcohol; this trio of daring, drink devouring fellas is completely straight edge.

[Photo courtesy the Thirsty Dudes]

Filed under: Food and Drink, North America

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