Ginger Ale vs Tomato Juice Smackdown

In February I said that tomato juice is especially popular on planes.

Upgrade: Travel Better throws down with ginger ale.

So the real underlying question here of course is: bloody marys or whiskey and ginger?

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  1. I’m in the ginger ale camp myself. It’s light and refreshing and a little treat, since normally I wouldn’t expend the calories for a non-diet soda. Though now, I tend to go with Fresca (a main benefit of the Delta/NWA merger being Coke products instead of icky Pepsi products.)

    My husband is staunchly in the Bourbon and Ginger camp.

  2. Of course, those are my two drinks of choice. When I’m not drinking tomato juice (no ice), I’m drinking ginger ale.

  3. I second what @gobluetwo said…but only when I’m on the plane. Such random choices.

  4. Whiskey ginger definitely! Unless Delta has Woodford, in which case it’s Woodford 3 ice cubes.

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