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Sometimes occasions call for taking the booze down a notch. For anyone looking to ease back, queue up one of these low-ABV cocktails, perfect for everything from brunch to happy hour to after-dinner drinks.

Adonis Simple and low in alcohol, this classic is the perfect aperitif.

Americano Beautifully bright and refreshing.

Clean SlateIn this low-alcohol cocktail, Manzanilla sherry meets bianco vermouth, Salers and Scrappy’s Orleans bitters.

Driftwood Spritz A spritz with two types of Italian fizz.

Endless SpringThis mix of aperitif and amaro showcases the glorious strawberry.

Floppy Disk A grapefruit base gets a boost of flavor from a bit of mezcal and Cynar.

Génépy & Tonic An extra cooling, herbaceous take on the G&T.

Hello StrangerThree ingredients deliver maximum flavor.

Sherry & Tonic An even lighter take on the Gin & Tonic.

Sherry Cobbler From Ernesto’sA symphony of citrus brings this sherry cobbler riff to life.

Sloe Gin & Tonic A bittersweet take on the G&T.

Styles Upon StylesBar Miriam in Seattle shares its delicately complex all-time favorite low-ABV highball made with a French aperitif and Topo Chico.

The Suspender Three kinds of aperitivo make for a bittersweet low-proof treat.

Vitamin C Cobbler Bitter orange meets the crisp backbone of Manzanilla sherry.

White Noise A simple mix of Cocchi Americano Bianco, elderflower liqueur, and soda water.

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