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Posted by Jennifer Sokolowsky on December 3, 2010 05:30 PM
New Winter Wonderland of Alcoholic Whipped Cream
The holiday spirit is often helped along with alcoholic spirits, from booze-soaked fruitcake to hot buttered rum. Now even your most innocent of holiday desserts (pumpkin pie, anyone?) can go from nice to a little bit naughty with the addition of alcoholic whipped cream. Two brands have been released in recent months: CREAM (“Get Whipped”) and Whipped Lighting (sold as Whipahol). Both are selling well.
Coming in the wake of the Four Loko debacle, apparently some college officials are concerned about the trend, but we really don't think they should be getting their silver bells in a bunch. While both brands contain an alcohol content of 15%, about the same alcohol as three beers, that's if you consume the whole can. Probably more danger here of the dreaded "freshman 15" weight gain than of alcohol abuse.
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