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7 Awesome Reasons to Drink Whiskey

Whiskey is an All-season Spirit

Whiskey is perfect any time of the year. You can mix it into something refreshing in the summer and it can also be added to a cocktail to warm you up during cold weather. And of course you can enjoy it straight any day!

Refreshing Whiskey Cocktails

Warming Whiskey Cocktails

Whiskey Means “Water of Life”

The origin of the word whiskey has been attributed to the Gaelic phrase ‘uisce beatha’ as well as the Latin phrase ‘aqua vitae’ which both translate to “Water of Life.” Since regular water is so necessary to your body, a beverage called Water of Life is arguably even more important. Drink up and stay hydrated!

It’s Healthy

Low Carb and Fat Free

A lot of spirits are labeled as unhealthy, but the same cannot be said for whiskey. There is 0 fat and only 0.4 carbs in a shot of whiskey so don’t feel guilty about having a drink if you’re on a diet.

Prevent Cancer

This is not conclusive yet, but studies have shown that single-malt whiskeys contain more ellagic acid than other spirits. Ellagic acid is an antioxidant that can absorb cancer cells in the body, so if this is true, you’re basically cleansing when drinking whiskey.

Reduce the Risk of a Stroke

Drinking in moderation (one drink per day) may provide protection against an ischemic stroke. The key word here is moderation.

Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

One study found that whiskey lowers the risk of blood clots and raises the body’s antioxidant level. This combination may prevent strokes and heart attacks. Another study has proven that your heart is necessary for your survival.

Mark Twain Loved Whiskey

Mark Twain once said, “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” There’s no arguing with such a prestigious author and scholar.

Bartenders Will Like You

Bartenders have been known to say, “Pouring a whiskey for someone is almost as satisfying as drinking one.” Go out and make some new friends.

It can Make you Rich

Whiskey gets better with age, so if you’re a smart investor, you can buy top-class bottles now and watch their values grow with the years. How about that for diversification!

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You’re not Driving

If none of the above reasons worked for you, are you driving tonight? No! Perfect! You’ll want something that tastes good to have great time so let whiskey take away all of your troubles.

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