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Nope. No. Heck no! I’m a big fan of a very dirty vodka martini but there is no way I’d drink this! Velveeta has announced a brand-new cocktail, the Velveeta Martini.  And yes, there’s cheese in the drink. Nasty!

According to Delish, the ‘Veltini’ is made using Velveeta-infused vodka, olive brine, and vermouth. It’s then garnished with Velveeta-stuffed olives and Velveeta shells and cheese, with cheese sauce around the rim. I think I just threw up in my mouth a little. Why? Just why?

You can try the ‘Veltini’ locally if you’re feeling brave. Personally, I’d need a few regular vodka martinis before having the guts to try this. The cocktail will be served exclusively at BLT restaurants. You can find one in New York, Washington, D.C., and here in Charlotte. The ‘cheesiest’ cocktail ever is available for $15.

If you’re not a fan of going out, you can actually make this drink at home. Velveeta has partnered with Goldbelly to sell ‘Veltini’ kits. I love Goldbelly and use it to have N.Y. bagels shipped to me once in a while. Not ordering this though! The kit has everything you need to make the cheese cocktail at home. For $50, you’ll get Velveeta cheese sauce to infuse your vodka, a golden shaker, and other ‘Veltini’ necessities.

I’m not sure how or why this became a thing, but my guess is you have to me a crazy Velveeta Cheese fanatic to enjoy this. If you’ve had this here in Charlotte, I’m going to need you to call Phil and me. I need to hear a review of this! I’d say we’d try it for a ‘taste test video’ but I’m not sure I have the strength!