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Health Issues Associated with Budweiser Prohibition?

After treading into the world of non-alcoholic beer, and moving away from alcohol altogether I've discovered that there are distinct disadvantages from drinking beer that still has a 0.5% ABV - most ...
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Rum brand with the strongest rum flavor?

I am looking for the brand of light rum that has the stongest rum flavor. I emphasize light because what I am looking for is distinctive rum flavor, not the flavor of the barrel in which it was aged. ...
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Does beer really go bad after the 'best before'-date?

Does beer really go bad after the 'best before'-date? I hear I can drink beer even after the expiration date, but is it safe and does it still taste good?
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How can absinthe be colored into a different colour other than green?

Some days ago I was walking on the street and passed by a beverage store where I saw some bottles of absinthe. There were green, red and blue versions, and I thought how could absinthe, a classically ...
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Which other wines taste similar to Georgian Khvanchkara?

Khvanchkara is a red wine of Aleksandrouli, Mujuretuli grapes from a region with the same name in Georgia. As being mentioned in Wikipedia: Khvanchkara is a high-end, naturally semi-sweet red wine ...
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Which drink is moderately less hazardous to health: Beer, Whiskey, Rum, Vodka or Wine?

I have decided to drink only beer as a New Year’s resolution, however one of my friends said that beer is more hazardous than whiskey. Can anyone help me with this? What should I drink ?
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Pronunciation of Abt (as in St. Bernardus Abt 12)

How do you pronounce the "Abt" in St. Bernardus Abt 12? I'm interested in the proper pronunciation as well as whether there is potentially a pronunciation that may be more prevalent in the US.
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When was non alcoholic wine first invented?

I am trying to find out when in history grape juice or non-alcoholic wine was first used? Any ideas?
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Are they any wines more along the sweet side that have more that 5 to 8% alcohol?

My wife loves drinking Moscato and Stella Rosa but they don't intoxicate her. I have to occasionally spike her drinks (obviously knowingly) with whiskey for her to feel a "buzz." Are there any wines ...
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Craft beers and Microbreweries in Singapore?

Recently, CNN listed the Smith Street Tap from the Good Beer Company in Singapore as one of the world's greatest bar (http://www.cntraveler.com/galleries/2015-07-21/the-greatest-bars-in-the-world/23). ...
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How long will red wine last after pouring it into a glass

I read a lot that opened wine bottle can last about 3 to 7 days when it is stored well in the refrigerator, but I want to know how long it will last in a glass?
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Why cork a beer?

I have seen a lot of beers that have been corked and I can't really understand what the significance is. When I tried to look it up, most of what I found is just related to how to properly store ...
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Dry Martini or cold gin?

First let me assure everyone that I did look for a similar question and did not find any. So I apologize if my search was insufficient. I am a big fan of martinis, dry in particular. My buddies and ...
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Beer expired last year and this year

We have lots of Blonde beer which expired last year and some expired May this year. Is it still safe to drink?
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Which Brazilian beers are found outside Brazil?

In Brazil there is a very large trade in foreign beers, but in the countries I visited I never found Brazilian beers. Can you help me with this answer?
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How does serving temperature affect the taste of beers?

For example, from the label of Uinta's Crooked Line Labyrinth Black Ale: Flavors are enhanced when served cool, not frigid. How does serving temperature affect the taste of beers? By "How?" I'm ...
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Why would some prefer to put salt in their beer?

Are there any traditional or historic reason(s) why people would put salt in their beer when drinking it or would simply prefer to drink a salted beer such as Gose? Gose beer, brewed in Bonn, Germany ...
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How to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew?

How can one safely go about opening a bottle of wine when there is no corkscrew present? (Obviously, we are talking corked bottles and not twist-off...)
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Contradicting sayings about the order of drinking alcoholic beverages

Growing up in Europe we had a saying that said: "Bier auf Wein, das laß sein - Wein auf Bier, das rat' ich dir" Translation: Beer after wine, leave it be - wine after beer, that I recommend. ...
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What is so special about corona beer?

I have heard a lot about corona in terms of its taste and being the great alcoholic beverage !! It is worth the hype or just a fad ?
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Mash overflows and lid comes off distiller

I've got a store bought distiller, this is my second time using it. The first time I put homemade wine & made some nice Brandy. This time I have a all-grain mash which has been fermenting for 5 ...
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Is it normal for Black Haus Blackberry Schnapps to taste like acetone?

I have consumed very little alcohol in the last 20 or so years, so my taste-buds and tolerance are like a young person. Someone gave me a bottle of Black Haus. It has a nice blackberry flavor, but ...
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How can I find beer or wine shops online in India?

I am a passionate traveller, and this is all I ever wanted. But the only problem I face in the new place is finding the beer shop. Is there any way of finding one without any hassle? My journey is ...
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Is there a contest that chooses the best beer in the world?

Is there an "Oscar" for beers?
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What is the best serving size for a beer tasting?

I saw a comment asking this question here, and became curious. In the context of a tasting panel or competition, what is the appropriate serving size?
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Dumping small amount of cigarette ashes into the beers

By dumping a small amount of cigarette ash into a beer, I have heard people say it helps give the beer an extra "kick"... Is there any truth to this? Or, is it just a myth?...
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How did the phrase “beer me” originate?

The question says it all: where does the phrase "beer me" come from? And, is it widely used other than in the United States? The phrase 'beer me' meaning, "give me a beer!"
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How to open a beer without a bottle opener?

How does one go about opening a bottle of beer when (gasp) there are no bottle openers present? Twist off is not an option. And, anything involving using one's teeth should be omitted (safety first!)
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How much alcohol is in rum extract?

I generally use rum extract to make a "non-alcoholic" version of my eggnog recipe (which calls for rum and bourbon). However, the rum extract in my cupboard still technically has some alcohol in it, ...
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Which are the sweetest alcoholic drinks?

I am attending a company party that will be serving these alcoholic drinks: Belvedere Vodka Bulleit Bourbon Don Julio Silver Tequila La Marcca Prosecco L. Martini Cab Sauvignon Dry Creek Sauvignon ...
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Does whisky change its taste in an open bottle?

When you open a bottle of whisky and don't finish it, lets say, within a year. Does it change its taste in this time period? If so, which processes lead to this change? I know there are a lot of ...
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Does drinking hot beer prevent the common cold?

After graduating from school, I served my two years of mandatory alternative civilian service with a hospital gardener in Swabia. In Winter, every morning we used to come in one hour early to drink ...
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How long does Chouchen keep once opened?

I have tried to look this up but have only come up with a few community sites with improper sourcing and varying degrees of answer (from 1 month to many years). Does anyone have first hand knowledge ...
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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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How to tell if my home-brewed mead is safe/ready to drink?

Good day; So, I made some very simple mead, about a month ago. There's about 2 liters; in a simple bottle and a home-made airlock. It's about 35% honey, the rest is bottled water, about half a ...
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Why did my cherry juice turn directly into vinegar while never being wine?

These canned, additive-free cherries are packed in their own juice, watered down. I previously left this juice in a plastic water bottle while drinking it, for only three days, and it became ...
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Can home-brewed mead be dangerous?

I want to home-brew some mead because why not , plus it seems pretty easy to do. My question is : Can any mistake in the brewing process make the drink "poisonous" ?
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Trying to find out more about this John Exshaw bottle

I just found two bottles of Exshaw. The reason I bought them was because someone close to me used to drink this (years ago). I got a pretty good bargain on them so just went with it. When I opened ...
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Examples of high value Scotches

I've been testing out different Scotches for the last few years and usually find a pretty strong correlation between price point and quality. When I pay more the Scotch almost always offers a better ...
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Something similar to Don Julio 1942

We love this tequila but can't find it anywhere any more. Can somebody recommend something similar? 1942 pays homage to the year Don Julio González began his tequila-making journey. Produced in ...
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How do I get beer to chill to the maximum possible?

I like cold beer. Given the answers in Do beer bottles explode in freezer? -beer bottles may break in a freezer. How can I get my beer to chill as much as possible. Get it so cold that it's only ...
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Human body parts in a cocktail?

Human body parts in a cocktail? It is a question that seems to come out of The Twilight Zone. Up in the Yukon (Canada) there existed (exists) a cocktail made with a real severed human toe called ...
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Do Easter Beers exist?

We all know that Christmas Beers exist as can be seen in this article: 25 Beers of Christmas. By a Christmas beer, most interpret this to be a seasonal beer. As such I would like to know if there ...
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Found brewing grains in a bunch of paper bags - can I use them?

Found a bunch of specialty grains I'd intented for a beer but lost to time. They've been in brown paper bags for well over a year. Is it worth using them at all for a small batch or has time/air ...
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Sugar before bottle

I did a set of Brewdog Punk IPA with the kit they are selling. In the howto they put sugar in the bottle before filling. Is it mandatory to have a good beer ?
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Beer shop in Brittany (cave à bières bretonnes située en Bretagne)

I am searching for some shops with large (100+) selection of beers from Brittany. I have two somewhat different targets: (1) a shop located in Rennes, more than V&B, or around RN 164, see below: ...
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What is being doubled or tripled in a doublebock/triple bock?

Some beers are classed as "doublebock" and some as "triple bock". Doubles seem to be a little stronger (higher APV) than average and triples seem to be stronger than that, but is that they definition ...
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Aging wort in wine barrels before fermenting

If I were to age wort in wine-barrels, let's say oak for instance, for six months , before I ferment it, would that improve the taste of the beer at all? Can beer be aged in wine barrels like other ...
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Are there any public APIs that will help determine the legality of a location to get Beer-Wine-Spirits delivered?

Am after APIs that will in real-time help me understand by way of providing such APIs with the following inputs: Store/Location Address/Geocoordinates of the location Customer Address for receiving ...
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Good non-alcoholic, sedative drinks to replace alcoholic drinks

As active as I am on this Stack and enjoy the occasional drink I'm realizing more and more that, regardless of how little I drink from day to day, for the most part booze just tends to bring me down a ...

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