Food & Drink

Now you can make the illegal boozy slushies banned from New York

The people of New York hashtagged up a storm when Phrosties, the brightly colored and supremely boozy slushies, appeared on Instagram for delivery. Sadly, the treats were swiftly shut down by the Man, or rather a man, Senator Chuck Schumer. The dude's threats forced the Phrosties account into darkness. But instead of bombarding Schumer's office with letters like old people, you can protest by just whipping up a batch of your own through this excellent tutorial by The Daily Dot. It's got tons of Vines to take you through the intricate Kool-Aid layering and freezing process, plus booze recommendations. A sample:

The recipe's remarkably simple and reduces the risk of ruining your Snoopy Sno-Cone Machine by pouring booze in it. Again.

Kristin Hunt is a food/drink staff writer for Thrillist, and hopes to watch a Prohibition-esque History Channel special on the founders of Phrosties 40 years from now. Follow her at @kristin_hunt.