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Differences in beers from Asia in comparision to beers from Europe

Is there anything unique about beer in Asian countries compared with European beer? or is it mainly just a brand difference? Some of them are for example, Tsingtao beer of China, Saigon beer of ...
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Are there examples of “Trappist” beers that lost that label (or ceased to exist)?

For a pubquiz, I am looking for a "Trappist" beer that lost that label (preferably), or ceased to exist. All I can find are the current 12 Trappists, nothing about old ones.
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What is the strongest drink in the world?

Assuming that it is available through 'normal' outlets - shops, supermarkets, off licenses etc... (in other words legal) What (per unit) is the strongest alcoholic drink in the world? Beers, wines ...
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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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What's bitters to use with bourbon, blood orange syrup, lemon juice and pinot noir?

The best cocktail I've ever had is at Santo Mezcal in Santa Barbara, California called the Riveria Hermosa. The ingredients shown in the menu just say "bitters". I'm wondering what bitters ...
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What makes IPAS stronger than “regular” beers

I've only tried IPAS once, but when I can regularly drink 6 beers without feeling any type of alcohol in my system, it only took one and a half pints for me to feel the alcohol kicking in when ...
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What to do with leftover gin soaked clementines?

I'll start off with saying I'm not looking for a recipe or a list of ideas, as I know that's outside the scope of this SE, but if my question is too close to those lines, I won't take it personally if ...
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Pittsburgh?

Are there local micro-breweries in Pittsburgh? What are craft beers that one can find only in Pittsburgh? On https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_breweries_in_Pennsylvania#Southwestern_Pennsylvania, ...
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Can aged home made wine be restored?

I found about a dozen bottles of my father's home made wine. My father passed away some time ago and I would like to restore the wine as a keepsake since I am not a wine drinker. Originally it was ...
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What's the definition of beer?

What defines beer? Specifically, what's a definition of beer that allows this to be classed as one: Snake Venom is the world’s strongest beer as of 24 October 2013, coming in at 67.5%. It is dark ...
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Is chilling champagne in the freezer detrimental to its taste?

I recently bought a Moet Imperial Brut for a special occasion and since it's the first time I have anything to do with something of that quality instead of a cheap sparkling wine, I'd like to do ...
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What cocktails would be good mixed with Nanaimo Bar Cream?

An Ontario-based whisky distillery has created a new “Nanaimo Bar Cream” liqueur which is reportedly “flying off shelves” across the country. Here in BC liqueur has just arrived on the shelves. I ...
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Are gas injection based wine openers a good idea?

I used to work in fairly fine dining restaurants, so I know some about wine. The problem I'm looking at is my step-father has an impressive cellar, but some of the wines are rather aged. I think last ...
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What types of glasses are used for Fortified Wines

Please explain, what types of glasses are used for Fortified wines and why? For example: Spanish: Jerez/Sherry, Moscatel Portuguese: Port, Madeira Italian: Marsala
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Recommendations for a pandemic coronavirus drink?

Recommendations for some pandemic coronavirus drinks? I would like to have an enlightened coronavirus engagement with a few selective friends, following the governmental guidelines here in Canada 🇨🇦....
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Sangria left out overnight

I made some sangria for a party - Spanish red, brandy, triple sec, peach schnapps, orange slices, lemon slices, strawberries, pineapple, generic tropical juice - and have accidentally left it out on ...
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What possible health benefits are there with drinking alcohol in moderation?

What possible health benefits are there with drinking alcohol in moderation? The other day, I was reading the St. Paul’s Letter to Timothy where Paul had recommended that Timothy take a little wine ...
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What's a good beer to go with lasagna?

What beer sort would pair good with lasagna, and other sorts of food with high tomato content? What makes the taste of that beer compose good with the taste of lasagna/tomatoes?
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Can I pour cans into a keg?

Can I pour cans of Carling in to a keg to use with a beer tap? It's a 9 liter keg, and all the beer will be drunk that day/night What gas pressure would I need? (If it's possible.) Can the same ...
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Long-term Storage of Vishniak in Corny Keg (Stainless Steel)

I am looking to make a bunch of Cherry Vishniak this year and I am trying to figure out how best to store it for a long period of time (1-5+ years). I have several corny kegs that I am thinking about ...
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How long can you age an ipa?

I understand IPAs are less amenable to aging than, say, a barely wine. But how long, specifically, can you age an IPA - days, months, a year or two?
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What happens if I drink buttermilk after 3-5 drinks rum or whiskey (60ml each)?

I have heard that we should not drink milk products after we drink rum or whiskey. I'm not sure. But curd and buttermilk is always in my dinner. Can you make it clear? What happens in the stomach when ...
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How to fix too much Potassium Metabisulfite in the must?

I'm making a strawberry wine and added 2 grams of potassium metabisulfite in 10 liters of must. I think this is too much right? How do I fix it? Will this give bad flavour?
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Can whiskey made outside of Tennessee be considered bourbon?

I always thought that real bourbon can only be made in the great state of Tennesee, but this country song confuses me.
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How do I measure the sugar content of brewed beers?

I want to measure the sugar content of several brewed beers. What is the best equipment to use for this (e.g., Brix hydrometer) and how accurate would the result be using this technology?
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Why do you call some wines by region and other wines by grapes varietal?

Why do you call some wines by region and other wines by grapes varietal? What is the reason behind?
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What causes my stuffy nose after drinking alcohol?

This is an odd question, but one that I have wondered about for a long time. When I drink alcohol there is a magic sweet spot where my nose gets very stuffy feeling and I sound stuffy while talking. ...
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Why is “Boxer Ice” beer now called “BXR Ice”?

I just noticed that the logo on one of Minhas Breweries (Calgary Alberta and Monroe Wisconsin) products has changed. "Boxer Ice" beer now says "BXR Ice", but otherwise looks ...
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What is the location where they make rum called?

Beer is made in Breweries, wine in Wineries, where is rum made? I have a friend who says rummery but that is marked as a misspelling. I asked google and they said Barbados. Does anyone know?
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Beer recommendations for a noob

I’ve recently started enjoying beer and so far really like the taste and lightness of Sapporo. Any beers you suggest that are similar? What are your favorites you think I should try? I’m in NorCal so ...
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Seeking images of Devenish brewery labels

I’m looking for information about Devenish brewery. I found a few images of beer labels that I love and am doing a little art project to recreate the whole set. If you have any information, access to ...
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Bottle of Rum covered in leather

Had a bottle of Rum but can’t recall the name now; hoping members can identify it. Bottle was shape and size of an ordinary narrow Bordeaux wine bottle (prob. 750ml). The glass bottle was covered with ...
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Can a liquor be both a vodka and whisky? What's the difference?

Both whisky and vodka can be made from fermented grains. So is it just a marketing decision which to call it? Generally speaking vodka is clear, odorless and tasteless. And whisky is a brown colour ...
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What modern wine would considered close to the Greek Pramnian wine?

I would like to make Kykeon, as close as possible to the original recipe as possible. I understand the recipes of making Kykeon, but am at a loss as to what modern wine would be considered as a close ...
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Fosters Gold - Alternative

In the UK, I have always enjoyed Fosters lager and as a drink at home. I have always chosen Fosters Gold (Bottled) as my choice of drink at home, however I have just received this email reply saying ...
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Why aren't all wines vegetarian?

I've already done some research and from what I understand, in the fining phase agents such as fish bladders or egg whites are used to group together the debris in the wine. This makes filtering them ...
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Tobacco-flavored beer

Inspired by this question, I want to ask if there are any existing beer flavored using tobacco or have a hint of tobacco in the taste.
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What's the difference between an “export” beer and a regular beer from the same brewer?

In the UK at least, a great many beers are marketed with a regular version and a fancier (more expensive) 'export' version. For example: Carlsberg and Carlsberg 'Export'. Is there any reason why the ...
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How to choose spirits?

I'm almost 20 years old and a 2nd year UG student. After going to college, occasionally I tried a bit of Vodka (Smirnoff, Magic Moments), Whiskey (Red Label, Signature, etc.), Rum (Old Monk), etc. As ...
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Is there any good local gin or whiskey produced in South Korea?

When travelling I try to bring back home spirits from places I visit, mostly gin and whiskey. I will be soon travelling to South Korea (Seoul and Busan), and I am trying to find out about the local ...
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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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What is the purpose of an etched glass?

What does etching on the bottom of a beer glass do? What purpose does an etched glass serve?
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What to do with 50 (?) years old sake?

I found a bottle of sake in my grandfathers basement. As there are no Latin characters indicating the age of the bottle (and I don't speak Japanese), I used google Translator and found the following ...
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Does Caymus use “Mega Purple”?

I can’t find a solid answer on this. I’ve tried both special selection 2014 and the regular cab from 2017. Really enjoyed both bottles but I’ve read some things that suggest that they use Mega Purple ...
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Can a can of beer keep its taste after emptied into a bottle and stored for a week?

I don't have much experience with alcoholic drinks, and how it's treated after purchase. but I know that a can of non-cold (room temp) beer can be stored for as long time before cooling in a ...
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What type of stemware is this?

I've recently inherited a set of these glasses and I can't seem to figure out what type of glass/stemware they are and what cocktails are traditionally served in them (if any). Picture attached, ...
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Where is Archetype microbrewery in Vietnam?

Traveling to Vietnam in 2018-19 I had the chance to try several (very good!) local craft beers and one of those I tasted in Ho Chi Minh was by Archetype Brewing Co. I am trying to find out any ...
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Which alcoholic drink can be best regarded as aphrodisiac?

Does alcohol help in sex? If so, which alcoholic drink is best act as aphrodisiac?
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Why shouldn't you mix baileys and cola?

Some time ago I ordered a Becardi Cola, I however received a Baileys cola. The cola and Baileys seemed to have reacted, it turned into something spongy. How did this happen? What reaction took place?

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