John Matarese says the followin g drinks will hit you in your wallet and/or waistline: liquor shots, white Russians, Long Island ic ed tea,frozen daiquiris, Red Bull and vodka. Also, avoid draft beer. If the bar isn't clean, ods are the taps and tap lines aren't either. If you're drinking beer, stick to bottles.
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Spring is a time to get outside and enjoy the longer days, often with an adult beverage at an outdoor bar or patio.
But a recent report in Money Magazine says there are some bar drinks you should avoid because they are either bad for your waistline or your wallet -- or both.
So before you place your order, Money says think twice about the following beverages if you don't want to overspend or pack on extra pounds.
Beware draft beer in dirty bars
Finally, Money Magazine says be careful of draft beer in nasty, uncleaned dive bars. It says if the floors and bathrooms are filthy, the bar may not clean their keg line.
That draft beer could pick up bacteria from a 5-year-old, never-cleaned draft line, leaving you saying "doesn't that stink."
Dive bars are fun and inexpensive, but the report recommends you stick to beer in bottles.
Of course, alcohol in excess is never good for anyone. So if you drink, please drink responsibly, and that way you don't waste your money.
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