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Why All Beer Once Tasted Like Smoke


TODAY’S BREWERS CAN ADD ANY number of flavors to their beers.

 

Beer wasn’t considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2011


By now we’ve all learned about the Russian’s love of alcohol, so it’s not really surprising that for years and years, beer wasn’t considered to be an alcoholic beverage. This legally didn’t change until 2011!

 
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Tea if by sea, cha if by land: Why the world only has two words for tea


With a few minor exceptions, there are really only two ways to say “tea” in the world. One is like the English term—té in Spanish and tee in Afrikaans are two examples. The other is some variation of cha, like chay in Hindi.

 

3 Genius Hacks To Make Better Cocktails At Home


Home bars come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re trying to build your own speakeasy or just looking to upgrade your corner of the kitchen, a few easy hacks can step up your cocktail game in no time at all.

 
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Wine glasses are seven times larger than they used to be


In the 1700s the average-sized wine glass could hold just 66ml of the tipple. Today it’s not unusual to be handed a glass that holds almost half a litre.

 

Captain Morgan Was Actually a Real Person And He Didn’t Make Rum


From the Quaker Oats Man to Ronald McDonald, characters used to advertise a food, drink, or restaurant are a staple of the marketing world.

 

The History Of Champagne


When we talk of Champagne, suddenly a grace, sophistication, and charm surround the conversation. As a drink, it is one of the most refined, classy and celebrated ones and a bottle of Champagne is usually saved for special occasions. It is as vintage and classy, as its name.

 

Does Vodka Go Bad?


As one of the favorites from the long list of liquors, I am sure that many of you are guilty on stocking vodka, to the point that some bottles have been left untouched for a while.

 

Why you should stop asking for beer in frosty glasses


There’s a bar in my neighborhood that has a huge sign up that says “No Frosty Glasses” on it, presumably because people would ask for beer in one.

 

Quick Facts About Craft Tequila


Tequila sales are on the up across the globe. Consumers are not only thirsty for craft tequila, they also want more information about the spirit.

 
 
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