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The hottest drink this summer has a cicada in it!

Noon Whistle Brewing’s brewpub in Lombard, Illinois, is making waves with its unique offering: cicada-infused Malört shots. As cicadas swarm Chicago, the pub decided to turn the phenomenon into a quirky promotion. Staff collect cicadas from a nearby park, cook them, and infuse them into bottles of Malört, a notoriously bitter liqueur. The shots, priced at $5 each, are said to have a shellfish-like flavor and contain tropomyosin, a protein found in shellfish, making them a potential allergen.

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