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Is it weird that I like my red wines slightly chilled? [duplicate]

Is it weird that I like my red wines Slightly chilled? Or is this normal? I constantly hear that we should be drinking reds at “room temperature."
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Ice cubes in rum

I drink my rum straight. Recently was sipping on a glass of rum and a mate poured some cubes (before filling the rum) into his glass. If this is not the same difference of opinions vis a vis whiskey ...
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When, where and why did the tradition of clinking glasses and saying “cheers” or “to your health” first start?

Is it possible to know where, when and how the custom of clinking glasses (usually filled with beer or wine) originated, while saying "cheers" or "to your health"? Do any historical documents support ...
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Why moscato sweet?

Recently I'm in love with Moscato wine. It is very sweet. Is it real wine? Attached is the brand I consumed.
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What drinks can be paired to a particular legend or myth?

What drinks can be paired to a particular legend or myth? We all know that that many people drink to the legendary person of St Patrick. But what I am interested in is in knowing if there are any ...
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Traditional drinks for St Patrick's Day?

St Patrick's Day is celebrated every year on March 17. It brings back those old Irish stories and legends that abound with this Saint. We all know of some of that traditional Irish drinks that people ...
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Why is some beer kept in/served from a firkin in a bar?

I've been to several bars recently that feature a "What's on cask?" section of the beer menu. The menu does not, however, suggest why that particular beer is being held in a firkin and served via the ...
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Has Prohibition ever worked?

Historically, is there any case in which prohibition of alcohol has actually dissuaded its consumption? It failed miserably in the United States, for example...
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Are there National Drinking Holidays?

What are the National Drinking Holidays? And, for what respective country? i.e.: Oktoberfest for Germany
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Is the saying true that drinking absinthe drives a person insane?

Absinthe has been said to cause insanity, permanent brain-damage and/or hallucinatory state. Is this accurate?
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What means to adulterate and why is it so dangerous?

I read several times in media about people who were harmed or even killed by drinking adulterated schnaps. What does it mean to adulterate e.g. schnaps? Why is it so dangerous? And what is the "...
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Do Bartenders ever make their own inventive drinks for the Christmas holidays in bars?

Does anyone know of any bartenders inventing their own inventive Christmas season drinks that are sold locally in their pub or bar? I am looking for examples in which the bartender himself is the ...
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Traditional drinks for celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany?

Most places celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6. Are there any local, traditional drinks that exist that people have as a way celebrating this feast in a local and traditional manner? ...
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What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee?

What alcohol products go well with a particular type of coffee? I enjoy the odd Irish Coffee occasionally. Desiring to expand my coffee/alcohol combos, I would like to know what types of coffee goes ...
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What alcohol would go good with tea?

I drink tea. I had a thought about putting something into it. What good alcohol can I think about putting into the tea?
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Is Jagermeister healthy for you?

I always heard that Jagermeister is very healthy for you and is a great digestive ,is all this true?Would a shot of Jagermeister make me more healthier or would the alcohol just be damaging me in time?...
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How much actual alcohol is safe to drink per day?

Ok, so I'm 17 and only recently started drinking. I'm experimenting and learning, I'm looking to drink for nothing but pleasure, no exaggerations or excesses. So, you look at a label and you see x% ...
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What are some good examples of double entendre beer names? [closed]

Basically looking for some examples of funny/ innuendo beer names for inspiration. There are some great ones here: Beer Brands: The Ultimate List of the 50 Funniest, Stupidest and Best Beer Names......
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Eat bread before drink beer make you drunk less?

My friends says if you eat some bread it will absorb the alcohol and make you high less. is it true?
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Why is beer in Czech Republic so cheap?

I recently traveled to Prague where beer was extremely cheap, usually around $1-$2 USD in supermarkets for 16 oz. cans. Even brands like Heineken and Stella were this cheap. What are the main factors ...
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Is it ok to take antacid tablet after drinking beer?

Once I had couple of large beers. After that I've got acidity. So Is it OK to take antacid tablet after drinking beer?
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How can I learn to recognize the flavor and aroma of different varieties of hops?

Background: I was drinking a New Belgium "Tour de Fall" last week and thinking about the hops that I was tasting in the finish. For me, hops in general were a pretty slowly acquired taste, and I didn'...
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Why does beer dehydrate you? [duplicate]

It's often recommended that you drink water before and during a heavy drinking session. Why is it that, despite being mostly water, beer dehydrates you?
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What are some ways to quickly cool a beer?

It's happened to the best of us: you really want a nice hefeweizen or maybe a good bitter, but all you have are room-temperature bottles. Short of waiting an hour or so or (god forbid) putting ice in ...
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Can the social perception of beer be changed? [closed]

You see it in advertising all the time, wine and high quality spirits are the cultured, immaculately dressed set with the pearls and expensive cars in the "high class", expensive settings, and beer is ...
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How long does it take for beer to become untasty? [closed]

I cannot drink beer fast. So when I opened a bottle or can or poured my beer into a glass, it starts to became warm and untasty with time. When I am out, or in a bar, I cannot really keep it cold. At ...
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Can one pilsener cause a hangover when another doesn't?

I frequently hear stories about people drinking their favorite pilsener, and not liking the other brand because "they'll get a hangover when drinking that brand". Is there a truth in this?
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Why do I seem to pee out more beer than I drink?

When going out for some beers, after a while, I seem to pee more than the amount of beer I drink. Is that true, and why is that?