A video has gone viral on the internet showing a man knock another man out with a can of Twisted Tea after he calls him a racial slur.
Since then, various memes and video creations have bounced around social media with many users wondering why the hell a random drink from the US was trending.
Here’s everything you need to know.
What happened in the ‘Twisted Tea’ video?
In the video, a white man can be seen in a shop, repeatedly saying a racial slur in front of a black man who is stood waiting in the line.
The man appears to initially ignore the racial slurs until he drops his drink and the white man attempts to kick it away from him before he can pick it up.
After doing this the black man picks up his can of drink which is a can of ‘Twisted Tea’ and hits the man saying racial slurs over the head with it.
The white man falls to the floor and the video ends.
Where was the Twisted Tea video filmed?
The Twisted tea video was filmed in the USA in Elyria, Ohio, East Broad street – in a local convenience store called ‘Circle K’. The man who hit the other person with the twisted tea can name hasn’t been revealed.
Twitter memes about the Twisted Tea guy
Once again Twitter has done its thing and turned the video into an opportunity to make hilarious memes.
Almost all of the memes are sticking up for the Twisted Tea man as Twitter users think he made the right choice with some users even calling him a hero.
One user is using the viral video as a talking point for when he tells people what his home town is.
This Twitter user decided to use the time of year to make a festive meme out of the Twisted Tea video, implying that the can of tea is the naughty list that Santa is going to get you with.
This user created a funny meme to imply his can of twisted tea in his car is a dangerous weapon.
After this year everyone knows what a ‘Karen’ is unless you have been living under a rock , so this user took the opportunity to make a twisted tea meme about them.
This Twitter user took the chance to make a Christmas rhyme about the Twisted Tea video.
This Twitter user incorporated the ‘keep that thang on me’ meme, referring to the twisted tea as a weapon.
This Santa made a hilarious meme sticking up for the Twisted Tea man.
People have been editing the video so that it has music behind it to make it more funny.
Who do you think would win in a fight?
Another has edited a screenshot of the moment on to the back of the Twisted Tea can.
This user loved the Twisted Tea guy’s actions so much she thinks he should run for governor.
You can always count on Twitter to be able to make a meme out of just about anything.
David Matthews saves the best to last
Now, Dave Matthews bands’ song Ants Marching been remixed to suit the timing of the big Twisted Tea hit and acting as the drums on the actual song.
Also, changed the name of the song to ‘Twisted Tea Marching’ instead of Ants marching.
This has circulated the internet, leaving users laughing, liking and sharing it all over social media platforms like Twitter, YouTube and Reddit.
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