The Tasting Panel magazine

May 2017

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62  /  the tasting panel  /  may 2017 REDUCING THE GUILT BUT NOT THE TASTE WITH STRONGBOW AND HEINEKEN by Diane Denham / photos by Timothy Murray A s Americans become increas- ingly health conscious, we're willing to make a few lifestyle changes—e.g., exercise more, alter our diet selections—but there are some things we're loathe to give up completely. Our TGIF cocktail, our beer at the ball park, our wine with the girlfriends are things we just don't want to sacrifice. That's why a quick Google search will turn up quite a few articles on "healthy alcoholic beverages." Just on search page one alone, you'll find features on lower-calorie, lower-carb adult beverage options in nearly every lifestyle magazine. The trick, all these articles point out, in finding healthier alternatives that won't disappoint the pleasure centers in our brains which light up when we experience something tasty. AN APPLE A DAY Darren O'Connor, bartender at Manhattan's Chelsea Bell Bar and Grill, which has five cider selections on tap, including Strongbow.

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