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How long does whiskey keep once opened?


How long does whiskey keep? In the simplest terms, it lasts almost forever. Distilled spirits don’t spoil. They won’t make you sick like old milk and won’t turn to vinegar like beer and wine.

 

What’s the difference between Scotch and Bourbon?


Scotch is made in Scotland, Bourbon is made in America.

 

How Many Beers Are in a Keg?


It’s a question that comes up pretty much anytime a friend throws a party, a wedding, or an event –  “How many kegs do I need?” and “How many beers are in a keg?”

 

The oldest working Gin distillery in the world is in Plymouth


The oldest British gin distillery still operating in its original location, Plymouth Gin is a titan in the drinks world and worthy of the continued affection held by many gin fans.

 

The World’s Oldest Bottle of Wine is Nearly 1700 Years Old


The world’s oldest wine bottle is believed to date back to AD 325 and was found near the town of Speyer, Germany, in 1867.

 

The weird trick makes the taste of Coffee less bitter


There are lots of ways to make coffee taste less bitter—you can add sugar or milk. Or you can add an egg.

 

Milk is LegenDAIRY!


Many different cultures including Greeks, Romans, Celts, Egyptians, Sumerians, Mongolians, and Indians all incorporated milk in their foundational myths and legends and valued it as the “food of the gods.” That certainly makes milk LegenDAIRY!

 

Milk is one of humanities first foods


People were herding cattle and drinking milk before they began engaging in agriculture over 10,000 years ago, making milk one of humanities first foods.

 

Coffee Fact: Japan imports over 430,000 tonnes of coffee a year


In a country famous for its tea, the Japanese are increasingly turning to coffee as a quick-fix to help ease the daily grind.

 

Over 50 000 cans were used to build the Beer Can House


In 1968, John Milkovisch, a retired upholsterer for the Southern Pacific Railroad, started on the exterior of the Beer Can house, making a metal canopy that was adorned with strings of beer can tops, each piece glittering like garlands in the sunlight.

 
 
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