We're not the only people singing the praises of this low-cal alternative to vodka that is perfect for summer cocktails.
Japan's best kept secret is out and Maxim has taken notice.
TY KU Soju is the men's magazine's #1 choice to "build a better martini", writing:
#1. Make it hurt less
HOW: USE SOJU AS A BASE
Soju is a Korean spirit made from high-starch grains and vegetables—rice, sweet potatoes, even carrots. Barley-based soju in particular has a flavor profile similar to vodka’s, which makes it an easy substitute in plenty of cocktails. The benefits: It’s lower in alcohol and sugar—the real hangover-maker. That means you can pound several more than usual before you’re on the floor. And it might even reduce that spare tire to a donut.
TRY: TY KU SOJU
Smooth, easy, and a bit sweet, it’s the Justin Timberlake of spirits. $25, trytyku.com.
If you're 21 or over and still haven't tried it yet, what are you waiting for? Remember, ALWAYS drink responsibly!
But this time, there's a lot more to this than just the photo.
In the text describing the issue -- which marks the first time since 2011 that all six of these ladies have been snapped together for a magazine cover -- the writers refer to the brood as "America's First Family."
Using that language to describe the 16-page spread for a bunch of reality TV stars is giving plenty of readers, or should we say, now-former readers, the impression that the mag is undermining the actual First Family, the Obamas.
So, after this picture was posted, Twitter users became enraged.
However, we're wondering if sparking controversy was part of the publicity for the issue, because Cosmo's Editor-In-Chief, Joanna Coles, seems to be pretty open to all sorts of cover comments, tweeting: