Guest post by the adorable Chong Yang Slug
Honey lemon and lime has always been a bestseller, one of the more popular drinks with its refreshing taste of sweetness and sourness. It’s tasty, the kitchen staff loved it, I loved it; it’s just a good thirst quencher.
Ye olde hot honey lemon lime
U R old news now lulz
Until now…. when two new contenders entered the competition – the Strawberry Basil and the Honey Orange Lemon Lime (and salt) drinks. Long stories short, Strawberry Basil isn’t the main focus of my tall (beverage) tale – it’s Honey Orange Lemon Lime (and salt).
By the way to side-track a little, I do find it ironic that for a place called “The Garden Slug”, we’re using salt in our dishes and drinks. That’s because salt is a desiccant.
What is a desiccant, it is a dehydrating agent. Now what does this have to do with slugs? 90% of the slug’s body is made out of water.
By pouring salt onto a slug, you perform a reaction called “osmosis” which would literally suck all the water out of the poor thing, killing the slug in an instant. In other words salt should be banned!
“By the way, is that sea salt?” asked the bourgeois.
Okay now that I’ve satisfied my ADD let’s get back to the main topic.
Ever since Honey Orange Lemon Lime (HOLL) came into sales, it seems as if everybody drinks it nowadays, overshadowing the once popular Honey Lemon & Lime (HLL). What makes HOLL so special that HLL had failed to captivate its customers nowadays?
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