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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 drinks, 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.

B-Side A low-ABV combo of sherry, gin, citrus, mint and seltzer.

Belafonte Spritz  A mere half ounce of gin shines in this sherry and prosecco cocktail.

Bellissimo Aperitivo A beautifully balanced mix of sweet vermouth, fino sherry and Fernet-Branca.

Breakfast in Bed Orange marmalade makes this low-abv cocktail sing.

Dunmore Cobbler Nutty sherry and a scant half ounce of Scotch meet bright lemon and pineapple.

Figurati A lambrusco cocktail made for brunch.

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

Goldfinch Cocchi Americano and fino sherry meet up in this supremely refreshing highball.

Landing Gear Fizz A falernum cocktail blending clove and cinnamon flavors with the bold, bitter notes of Punt e Mes.

Lavender Blanc Dry vermouth matches with soft lavender bitters and tonic water.

Lo Sagrado A semi-tropical pairing of sherry, pineapple, lime and sparkling wine.

Inside Out A minty take on the Reverse Manhattan.

Rebujito Sherry Punch Manzanilla sherry, lemon, cinnamon and soda.

Rosé Negroni Gin steps aside for two types of rosé in this low-ABV stunner.

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

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

White Noise An easy-going aperitif from Hunt & Alpine in Portland, Maine.

White Port & Tonic A simple low-proof aperitif.

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