Here’s one more thing to worry about while trying to make a good impression on a date: A bad drink order could be a deal breaker!


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A new survey, conducted by Jack Daniels, finds the first drink you order on a date could be making a lasting impression on your potential match.

Men are more critical than women, with 60% of men saying a bad drink order would be a “deal breaker,” compared to just 32% of women.

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30% of Americans admit they ended a date early because of their date’s drink order.

A martini is one of the best drinks to leave a good impression, while a Long Island Iced Tea leaves the worst impression.

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Americans reveal which drink makes the best impression on a first date

A survey of 2,000 Americans over 21 who consume alcohol revealed 62% think a person's drink of choice says "a lot" about their personality. Conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Jack Daniel's, opting for the martini might be the way to go, three in five saying it makes the ultimate good impression.