3 Shots to drink over dinner
Shots of alcohol are usually associated with an evening of drinking, perhaps with the goal of getting good and drunk and being front and center.However, you don’t have to have the intentions of getting drunk in order to have a shot of booze. In many cases, you can have a shot before, during, or after your dinner with the idea that it will make your meal better and more enjoyable. Here are five shots its okay to drink at dinner.
Vodka. Vodka is normally associated with mixed drinks and that is often the best way to enjoy it. When it’s mixed with orange or cranberry juice, it has a sweet taste and subsequently it’s quite easy to keep pouring them down. So take it easy and have a shot of vodka at the start of your meal or between courses, chase it with a dark bread, and enjoy your meal. That combination will get your appetite rolling.
Brandy. After you come to the conclusion of your main course, you may be looking forward to dessert, should you have room for it. One of the best ways to enjoy your dessert is to have a snifter or shot of brandy to go along with it. Brandy has plenty of residual sugar and if you’re going to be indulging in a chocolate dessert or any kind of ice cream, you may find it even better when you have brandy to go with it.
Frangelico. If you’re skipping dessert and going straight to coffee, try Frangelico. You can take a shot of hazlenut-flavored Frangelico on the side or you can pour it directly in your coffee. Frangelico was first prepared by Franciscan monks so not only will it help you relax, it will help aid in the digestive process. And man, are those monks relaxed!