Summer Smash

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Thinking Girl's Guide To Drinking: (Cocktails without Regrets)

By Ariane Resnick

Published 2016

  • About

Have you ever gotten that prickly, burning feeling on your tongue from eating pineapple? It happened to me as a child and I assumed I was allergic, which turned out to be incorrect. That feeling is actually caused by the pineapple’s bromelain enzyme, which aids digestion and tenderizes meat. The pieces of pineapple in this summery cocktail are not only delicious to eat if they don’t bother your tongue, but the fiber in them will also help slow the absorption of alcohol into your bloodstream