It was considered breakfast, and a shade healthier than contaminated water. Are you sure you want to delete this comment? ), They even considered the cocktail a hangover cure before it became the very cause of our hangovers. White Claw Hard Seltzer is gluten-free with natural juice and little pure cane sugar. Americans have been convinced of certain beverages’ healthful benefits before. Some health authorities have warned that drinkers should be careful when drinking hard seltzers. (WJW) — White Claw has introduced two new flavors in a lower calorie and lower alcohol content form. It would be wonderful to think we can drink ourselves to health, but I prefer to separate the two and drink because it’s sociable and fun, and exercise or eat well because it sustains my ability to partake of that enjoyment. White Claw hard seltzer originated in the US and is hugely popular there. I’m perfectly fine with pouring a dram that does nothing for me other than taste good and provide a pleasant affect. They gave it to man, woman and child. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? White Claw has quickly become the most talked about hard seltzer brand on the market. With 95 calories per 330ml serving and 4.5% alc./vol., White Claw comes in 3 fruit flavours. Now it's come to the UK for the first time, we look at what the drink is made of, where you can buy it and how much it costs. This means, like any alcoholic beverage, they can definitely give you a hangover if you drink enough. (WJW) — White Claw has introduced two new flavors in a lower calorie and lower alcohol content form. If we love to drink, then let us drink for drink’s sake. Ticketmaster has come up with some guidelines to help event organizers figure out how to get audiences back into these live events safely. The dashboard shows flu trends with charts to indicate whether flu hospitalizations or cases of flu-like illness are on the rise. Cartons of White Claw in New York City on Sept. 11. A 12oz can is 100 calories and 5% alcohol. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. UK medical authorities recommend drinking no more than 14 units of alcohol per week. The flavours available in the UK are lime, raspberry and cherry. A post shared by White Claw Hard Seltzer (@whiteclaw) on May 7, 2020 at 6:59am PDT. Some beer and spirit brands are pushing alcoholic drinks as restoratives. The drink is extremely popular in the US, and is now available in the UK. The data breaks down cases by region, county, date, sex, age, race and ethnicity. The addition of clementine and pineapple brings their portfolio to 10 flavors including black cherry, mango and ruby grapefruit. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, and the father of American psychiatry, Dr. Benjamin Rush, spuriously set out a distinction between types of liquor and their resultant effects in his Moral and Physical Thermometer diagram from “An Inquiry into the Effects of Spirituous Liquors on the Human Body and the Mind,” in 1790. Derek Brown: Politicians who want to heal the country can start with a round of drinks, Letters to the Editor: Post-Prohibition, alcohol regulation still makes sense, Letters to the Editor: Local control of alcohol is best, Letters to the Editor: Not drinking isn’t anyone’s business. White Claw hard seltzer appears to be very popular in the US, where it launched in 2016. Read our full mailing list consent terms here, A spokesperson for White Claw told the Standard that the alcohol is "a pure spirit base, five times distilled from corn, which is gluten free.". Why does alcohol have to be healthy? White Claw hard seltzer has 4.5 per cent alcohol by volume, slightly more than a can of Foster's. Perhaps that’s why they call it aqua vita, “the water of life.” Maybe it was inevitable that the current “wellness” trend would eventually claim a seat at the bar, but we should be honest with ourselves about what alcohol is and why we drink it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, both the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found those claims wanting. I’m just not sure that matters. No matter how much we try to connect alcohol and health, the better idea is to realize that as healthy adults we can take a little poison with our plant-based diets and push-ups. Beers such as Sufferfest are targeted to runners after marathons. Derek Brown: We don’t need an impeachment cocktail. A report by researchers IWSR Drinks Market Analysis suggested that the overall hard seltzer market would triple in size by 2023 in the US. Libby Mills, spokesperson for the US Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, told Healthline: "Lighter in calories, and refreshing like a non-alcoholic seltzer, it may be easier to wind up drinking more.". That's about 1.5 units of alcohol per can of White Claw. The alcoholic drink is a mix of fruit flavouring, sparkling water and alcohol. How to grab KFC’s fried chicken-scented firelog before it sells out, ‘It was surreal’: Man breaks Georgia fishing record with 110-pound catfish, How popular is your Halloween costume this year? Find out with Google’s ‘Frightgeist’ tool, Third-grader earns Girl Scouts’ Medal of Honor for saving man’s life, Teen disguised as FedEx driver surprises childhood best friend. “I don’t care if there’s one shot of wheatgrass juice or 20 in there,” she wrote. We’ve shaken our martinis to get antioxidants, drunk wine heartily to lower cholesterol and tipped a few brews back to extend our lives. But we sure could use a drink. But how we consume them, the alcohol content and what else is in the product could have better or worse implications depending on the pour. The drink is made up of “a blend of seltzer water... gluten-free alcohol base, and a hint of fruit flavour," according to its website. And working out and eating healthy with the reward of a good drink in mind seem to be plenty motivation to order salad and hit the gym. Rush determined that beer, wine and cider encouraged “health, wealth, and serenity of mind,” while punch, various mixed drinks and rum lead to “obscenity, fraud and, anarchy.” (I’m not saying these spirits never lead to those things, but these consequences are not inevitable. 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The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and delivered every morning. “If it contains an ounce-and-a-half of Tequila, as this margarita recipe did, it’s not a ‘wellness’ tool.”. By comparison, a 440ml can of Foster's lager contains about 158 calories. Ascena retail group, inc. announced Wednesday the sale of the brand and assets. White Claw even experienced shortages, which have been resolved, the company confirmed to CNN Business. White Claw posted on Instagram Thursday the addition of clementine and pineapple flavors, with 70 calories and 3.7 percent alcohol content per can. White Claw debuted in 2016 and exploded on social media last summer as people were seeking convenient drinks that were low in calories, sugar and carbohydrates. If you follow trends, you might have heard claims about White Claw, the sparkling seltzer that has caused a torrent over the summer, inspiring memes, bro-love and empty shelves in liquor stores where it’s experiencing shortages. Back in March, White Claw added three new flavors: lemon, watermelon and tangerine. Why can’t it just be recreational? Two refreshing fruit flavors, 70 calories and 3.7% ABV. That's about 1.5 units of alcohol per can of White Claw. White Claw ® Hard Seltzer is made from a blend of seltzer water, triple distilled spirit, and a hint of fruit flavour. Let’s just do it in moderation. White Claw posted on Instagram Thursday the addition of clementine and pineapple … They dipped toast in it. White Claw hard seltzer has 4.5 per cent alcohol by volume, slightly more than a can of Foster's. White Claw hard seltzer is gluten-free and contains no artificial sweeteners, the company has said. Kara Newman discussed the publicity onslaught of “wellness” cocktails such as the wheatgrass margarita this year in Wine Enthusiast magazine. Discover a new way to celebrate your finest moments. Though White Claw has no discernible health-related attributes, the fact that it’s gluten-free, low-carb and doesn’t contain artificial sweeteners has purportedly made it “healthier” than higher-calorie, artificially flavored counterparts. What is a healthy alcoholic drink? 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