Most college students have grown accustomed to harsh liquors and mixed drinks haphazardly thrown together in red solo cups. However, sometimes downing cheap shots simply seems like too daunting a task. So if you’re feeling fancy and have a few extra minutes and a blender, consider whipping up this cocktail to make your pregame significantly more pleasant.

#SpoonTip: This fruity combo will leave you refreshed and free from the bloating and the hangover induced by keystone and sugary punches.

Blackberry Moonshine Smoothie

  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:15 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1/2 cup coconut water or juice
  • 1 cup frozen fruit
  • 1 cup frozen berries
  • 1.5 oz moonshine
  • 1/2 cup sangria
  • Step 1

    Add frozen berries, frozen fruit of choice, and coconut water or juice to your blender.

    Photo by Julia Benson
  • Step 2

    Add a shot of blackberry moonshine to the mix. Throw in a few of the blackberries from the bottom of the jar if you’re feeling ambitious.

    Photo by Julia
  • Step 3

    Pour in some sangria. The quantity is flexible given desired consistency and intoxication level.

    Photo by Julia Benson
  • Step 4

    Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Sip and enjoy

    Photo by Julia Benson