Written by By Serena Chow, CNN
America’s love affair with summer just got a little more intense with the holiday season just around the corner.
And if you plan on enjoying your favorite cocktail while you’re out and about, you’ll want to keep in mind that the alcohol content in your drink will vary slightly by drink.
Some liquor has higher alcohol content than others, so make sure to consult your bartender on which alcohol is the best for you.
Here are the highest alcohol content drinks you should really be quaffing — and those you’ll want to keep away from.
Kuche Izze : Shot of rye vodka, St. George and Orchids Azure tea.
: Shot of rye vodka, St. George and Orchids Azure tea. Il Ristorante di Cipriani Napoli: Bottle of Angel Truss
El Pianillo “Zombie”: Rum liquor with cinnamon, rum, cloves, vanilla, lime juice and agave
3. Brown sugar-based syrup
Union Jack: Aloe Vera and Brown Sugar
4. Red wine
Black and Tan : Pinot Noir
Jack Rose: Chardonnay
5. Ginger ale
Mastercraft: Choice liquor or ginger ale
6. Wine coolers
District Winery: Summery pear and chardonnay blend
J. Lukens Winery & Vineyards: Fume Blanc
J Lukens Winery & Vineyards: Fume Blanc Francophone
Bernards Winery: Lost in the Woods Imperial Stout
Jack O’Lantern: Imperial Stout
7. Ginger beer
Lonnie’s at The Elm: With justa-lemonade
8. Black tea
The Sassy Lemonade House: Konduki Sparkling Black Tea
Yankies’ Tea: Ten Super Smooth Macadamia Nut Legumes Black Tea
9. Fruit vodka
Jovanovic Winery: Summer Peach vodka
Banana Island Coffee Lounge: 3 oz. Luxardo maraschino cherry liqueur, 125 proof allspice dram, 1/2 oz. German Pilsner