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3 Classic Cocktails Revamped for All-Day Sipping
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rocksteady May 25, 2018
I actually think JoAnne has a great point. I'm a drinker and I'm starting to get scared by all the very clear research pointing out how bad it is for our long term health. Plus it's so socially ingrained in us for it to be normal, fun, relaxing, etc. Sm's comment reflects this perfectly. I know F52's mission isn't to be healthy, but I think it's an important and useful conversation.
Eric K. May 26, 2018
Thanks for your thoughtful comments, rocksteady and JoAnne. We love alcohol-free drinks too, for all kinds of reasons. If you're interested, this piece has a pretty wide range of ideas: https://food52.com/blog/17260-16-refreshing-daytime-appropriate-summer-drinks
Cory B. May 25, 2018
My favorite "light" cocktail is an Americano! Equal parts Campari and sweet vermouth, in a Collins glass over ice and topped with soda water. It's like a fizzy negroni without the gin. OR sometimes I skip the vermouth completely and just do Campari soda with a lemon or lime.
JoAnne L. May 24, 2018
How about no alcohol at all? We’ve been seduced by the beer, wine and spirits makers into thinking that a day and especially a celebration isn’t complete without alcohol. The new medical guidelines state that ONE drink per day for men and women should be the limit, that factually, no drinking is best. Moderate drinking might save you from dying of a first heart attack BUT it increases your chance of dying of a stroke and hardening of the arteries. Sorry to be a Party pooper.
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