Applebee's Is Serving $2 Captain & Colas All January

We're sure you're going to stick to every one of your New Year's resolutions. Except maybe the eating better one. And the being responsible with your money one. And probably the drinking less one. Applebee's new, month-long $2 cocktail deal definitely isn't going to help you cut down on drinking... but at least you'll be saving money.

In the high tradition of serving $1 strawberry margaritas, Long Island ice teas, and Jolly Dolly cocktails, Applebee's has announced its latest "neighborhood drink of the month" for January: the Captain & Cola. It'll run you just $2 and uses Pepsi, so it's not technically a rum & Coke (though it's sure to resurface memories of rum & Cokes). The drink will even come in a 10-ounce mug -- a nice change from the flimsy plastic cups in those college flashbacks. See? New year, new you.

"Rum and cola is a classic combination, but we wanted to make it special when we picked it for our next Neighborhood Drink of the Month, so we crafted it with our number one selling rum, Captain Morgan," Patrick Kirk, vice president of beverage innovation at Applebee’s, said in a press release

The point is, you're going to be doing such a good job saving money that you can treat yourself to a drink. Or five for $10. 

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James Chrisman is a News Writer at Thrillist. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @james_chrisman2.