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Are there any health issues with drinking brandy or whisky neat instead of diluted with water?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No, not really other than the quantity and frequency of drinking may become detrimental to health. Alcohol has a diuretic effect and providing extra liquid for diuretics may prevent a relative dehydration that may happen after drinking significant amounts of alcohol.

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