11 Strange Drinking Rituals From Around the World

Order beer, drink beer, repeat. Sound familiar? If you’re growing weary of your current drinking routine, perhaps it’s time to branch out and take part in one of the many exciting drinking rituals our beautiful booze-loving planet has to offer.

If you happen to find yourself in Kenya, Thailand, Canada, or Ancient Egypt, be sure to partake in one of these strange drinking rituals.

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So-mak – Korea

Since being declared Korean popstar Psy’s “best friend,” the spirit soju has become highly popular worldwide. However, only real drinkers know the local Korean custom of So-mak” combining a shot of soju with half a glass of beer. Best drank “bomb style,” by dropping the shot glass into the beer and following with vigorous chugging, So-mak has real BDF (Best Drink Forever) potential.