If You Order This Drink on a First Date, You May Be Doomed, Survey Says

Going for this cocktail could make a terrible impression, according to a new poll.

There are plenty of pressures that come with going on a first date. Between what to wear and deciding on a venue, there's already a lot to fret about. But what about what you choose to drink? According to a new survey, there's reason to believe that the cocktail you order matters and that accidentally going for the wrong option can leave you without a second date. Read on to see which drink you should be passing on, and for more on how you can improve your dating odds, see why Wearing This Color Instantly Makes You More Attractive, Studies Show.

The survey, which was conducted by One Poll and commissioned by whiskey brand Jack Daniel's, asked 2,000 Americans of legal drinking age questions about which drink makes a good impression on a first date, and which one does not.

The results showed that 62 percent of respondents said that someone's favorite drink says "a lot" about who they are. On top of that, 32 percent of women would consider a date placing a bad drink order to be a major faux pas, while men were almost twice as likely to find it off-putting, with 60 percent saying it was a deal-breaker.

So, what's the worst drink to order if you're looking to impress your date? Read on to find out, and for more on how your order dictates the future of your relationship, check out If You Eat This on a First Date, Your Marriage May Be Doomed, Survey Says.

14
Martini

Classic Martini, cocktails

People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 9 percent

13
Manhattan

A Manhattan, a truly timeless cocktail.

People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 12 percent

12
Old Fashioned

old fashioned cocktail
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 14 percent

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French 75

Boozy Refreshing French 75 Cocktail with Lemon and Champagne
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 14 percent

10
Negroni

negroni cocktail
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 15 percent

9
Mojito

mojito
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 16 percent

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8
Tom Collins

tom collins
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 16 percent

7
Gin & Tonic

gin and tonic with limes on vintage background
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 17 percent

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6
Whiskey Sour

People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 17 percent

5
Moscow Mule

moscow mule
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 17 percent

4
Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan, cocktails

People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 18 percent

3
Sidecar

sidecar
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 18 percent

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2
Daiquiri 

Hemingway daiquiri
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People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 19 percent

1
Long Island Iced Tea

Long Island Iced Tea, Gin and Tea, cocktails

People who said the drink makes a bad impression: 22 percent

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Zachary Mack
Zachary covers beer, wine, food, spirits, and travel. He's the owner of Alphabet City Beer Co. in New York City and is a Certified Cicerone. Read more
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