It’s your vacation… spend it however you like. But for the record, every spirit on this list will most likely knock you square on your ass unless you exercise the strictest levels of moderation. So drink slowly, don’t order doubles — and above all else, be careful in your global travels.
Articles written by: Brad Nehring
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