getting in the romantic spirit.

11 14 19 — Science

We've all been there: A relaxing few glasses of wine, heavy eyelids, and you're out. So how to imbibe and get in the mood without dozing off / drooling on your date?

Using data from almost 30,000 people, a group of researchers in the United Kingdom set out to determine which emotions various spirits elicit, publishing their findings in the British Medicine Journal. They determined that hard alcohol, including gin, whiskey, and vodka, created a feeling of being energized (58%), confident (59%) and sexy (42%). 

To set the mood, try these cocktails

Curious what other feelings bubbled up? Read the full article.