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How is Mamajuana drank?|
Most people drink mamajuana either as a “shot” in a shot glass or they sip it as
a drink. It is generally stored at room temperature and when taken this way, is
usually served as such. Some people like to drink it over ice, dilute it with
water or mix it with coke. Sometimes it is enjoyed on the side with a beer or is
taken as an after dinner liqueur. Whatever your preference, there is no wrong
way to drink mamajuana.
In recent years, as mamajuana has gained popularity, it seems like it is
everywhere. Just about any bar or restaurant is sure to have a bottle of
available. As you visit different bars and restaurants in the Dominican Republic
and sample each ones respective mamajuana, you will notice how each one has its
own distinctive flavor.
You can also purchase mamajuana from a number of different sites on the web.
Mamajuana also makes a great gift. If you are a tourist visiting the Dominican
Republic, bringing a gallon of mamajuana back to family or friends can cause
quite a bit of curiosity and intrigue as the concoction full of sticks and
leaves will surely be unlike anything they have ever seen before. Upon
explaining mamajuanas mythical effects, their curiosity is sure to be piqued
even further. After trying the mamajuana, it is quite likely that they will
quickly become fans of the delicious drink. They may even decide to visit the
Dominican Republic themselves to learn more about the country that created this
Although it is legal to bring a gallon of mamajuana into most countries, the
sight of one might arouse the suspicions of a customs agent. After all, with the
scrutinous attention being paid to airline safety nowadays, at first glance, the
bottle of mamajuana might appear to be some kind of a bomb! However, upon
explaining to the agent what it is, he more likely than not will allow you and
your bottle of mamajuana to proceed with a wave of the hand.
If you are traveling with mamajuana, you should take caution when packing it as
any impact on your luggage may cause the bottle to crack. A common way to do
this is to wrap the jug in a generous amount of newspaper and tape. Then, to
provide added safety, it is a good idea to wrap the bottle inside of a thick
towel. This covering should absorb any shock created by impact and prevent your
bottle from breaking and mamajuana from spilling all over your belongings.
After repeated trips to the Dominican Republic and enjoying mamajuana numerous
times, one can develop quite a taste for it and a long absence away from the
Dominican Republic can result in quite a longing for the drink. This is a good
reason to bring a bottle or two back home with you after a vacation. This way,
not only will you be able to enjoy a mamajuana in your native country whenever
you want to, doing so can also make you feel closer to the Dominican Republic.
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