9 Delicious Cocktails That Are Not Suffering From A Sugar Overload

Say no to sugar!

Sometimes cocktails taste like nothing more than sugar and water. Knocking back a few leaves you with both an alcohol buzz and a sugar high. If you want the delicious cocktail but would prefer to avoid the sugar overdose here are a few cocktails you can guzzle. 

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White Wine Sangria

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The sangria is naturally sweetened with fruit, ensuring that the amount of sugar doesn’t get out of hand. White wine is also beautifully refreshing!

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Old Fashioned

This classic cocktail is a strong, heady drink that only needs half a teaspoon of sugar.

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Ginger Whiskey Sour

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Anything with ‘sour’ in its name can’t be sweet right? This is a strong cocktail with a ginger twist.

Watermelon Margarita

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The sweetness of this margarita comes from the sweet and refreshing watermelon. No added sugar needed!

Blueberry Margarita

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If it’s not watermelon season, then try ordering a blueberry margarita instead. The blueberries balance out the tartness of the tequila. 

Sidecar

The sidecar is made with cognac, orange liquer and lemon juice. The liquor adds a level of sweetness without the cloying flavour of sugar.

Gimlet

If you like gin, then mix things up with the gimlet; a delicious combination of gin, lime and soda water. The soda water will take off the edge!

Pisco Manhattan

The Pisco Manhattan is a mixture of pisco and sweet vermouth. Try it and you’ll never go back to sugar-laden cocktails again!

Martini

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Martinis are one of the world’s favourite cocktails; they’re delicious and smooth. 

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