Just when you thought it was safe to go to the pub, someone creates a nicotine-laced beer. Ostensibly the beer is aimed at folks who want to quit smoking, but I think there’s an ulterior motive at work here. I think the entire concept was dreamed up by bar owners who want to go smokeless or who have to comply with city/state-ordained smoking bans. Just a thought, but stranger things have happened.
In either case this NicoShot, as the German creators are calling it, is a bad idea. I thought caffeinated beer was a wretched idea, but nicotine-addled beer is worse. Far worse. Can you imagine if it also had the flavor and scent of tobacco? Not since the tomacco has their been a worse smoking-related food product idea.
NicoShot, I do not lift my glass to you. No matter how many nicotine-patch-wearing beer drinkers would swear by it.