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What easy alcohol drinks can I possibly brew while camping for several days at a time?

What easy alcohol drinks can I possibly brew while on camping for an extended time? Do any of you out there now of some traditional drinks that we can try brewing while camping in the great outdoors? ...
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Traditional drinks mentioned in well known literature from 1900 or earlier?

Traditional drinks mentioned in well known literature? Does anyone know of any drinking traditions of a popular drink that is mentioned in popular historical literature. I am not limiting to English ...
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In which country might you find a scorpion in your wine?

In which country might you find a scorpion in your wine? Every country has its own tradition to serve wine; someone asked me that question but I didn't find the answer yet.
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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 Do any historical documents support ...
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What can be substituted for whiskey with Haggis?

On Burns Night it is traditional to have a 'wee dram' to drink with your Haggis. I am serving Haggis to some Scottish friends, and as it is not Burns Night I feel that I can forgo the traditions of ...
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Traditional wine recommendation for a romantic evening on Valentine's Day?

Being a man of tradition and enjoying the finer things in life, I would like to have a nice romantic evening with my love next Valentine's Day (February 14). However I would like to keep the choice ...
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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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Red Wine recommendation for the Feast of St. John the Apostle?

I am looking for a red wine recommendation. The Roman Rituale of the Catholic Church has a special blessing which is reserved for the Feast of St John the Apostle (December 27). The actual blessing ...
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