Greek crisis inspires new vodka drink

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Has the threat of Greece crashing out of the euro zone soured your mood? Never mind, sip on your Grexit vodka lemon, and things might not seem so bad any more.

Or so thinks a company based in Germany.

Banking on the possibility of a Greek debt default, creator Uwe Dalhoff registered the label in January. The drink is expected to be on the market from June 30.

The label shows Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis smiling and clinking little bottles of Grexit, as the stern, blue-tinted face of German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 21, 2015, with the headline 'Greek crisis inspires new vodka drink'. Print Edition | Subscribe