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The Energy Drink Cocktail That Actually Glows In The Dark
By Arianna Endicott
From edible glitter and cotton candy to smoky dry ice, there are a multitude of cocktail ingredients that can make a drink's appearance just as much fun as the flavor. However, there’s one fun cocktail that will glow under UV light that you don’t need any fancy ingredients for.
Hpnotiq is a blend of French vodka and exotic fruit juices, with a smidge of Cognac, and its website features various cocktail recipes, including the Green Lantern. The liquor company recommends mixing 2 ounces of Hpnotiq and 1 ounce of vodka in a shaker with ice, pouring the liquid into a chilled martini glass, and topping it off with 1 ounce of Red Bull.
Thanks to the high Vitamin B content of Red Bull, the Green Lantern glows under UV light. According to Red Bull’s website, the B vitamins included in the energy drink are vitamins B6, B12, niacin (B3), and pantothenic acid (B5), and these are what cause the beverage to glow a bright green under UV lights, even when mixed with other liquids.