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Will drinking alcohol kill corona virus inside our body?

In recent days there are so many messages spreading over the social media saying drinking alcohol kills corona virus in our body? Is this true? As far as I understand, using alcohol based hand rubes ...
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Alcohol sales dropping due to name similarity with other things

Corona beer sales are dropping due to the coronavirus-19 because of a possible similarity in name? Are there any other know sales of some wine, beer or other alcoholic drinks that have plummeted due ...
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Is distilled water automatically deionised water?

In the process of distilling water. Does the said water become de-ionised? I don't know how many ways I've tried to put this but it keeps coming back as not up to your standards. Oh that did it it ...
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It's it better to use mineral water or distilled water for my mash when making vodka?

I'm asking which type of water is best for making a mash to distill down to a vodka? Distilled water or bottled mineral water?
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Is it legal to make wine on my farm? [closed]

Is it illegal to make wine on my farm, do I need a license to make wine? I have searched the internet but can only find answers concerning beer making.
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What flavours of ice cream can be used with different types of alcoholic drinks to make a great float?

What flavours of ice cream can be used with different types of alcoholic drinks to make a great float? We all know that root beer makes a great float, usually with vanilla ice cream. But I would like ...
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What is the technical term for the “vinegar/easter egg dye” smell in some wines?

I frequently notice a very specific smell/taste in wine. I find it rather unpleasant, so I presume it is a known commonly occurring wine defect (I notice it probably at least 30% of the time). The ...
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Are all lambrusco cheap?

The only brand I know is Riunite. Several years back I bought another brand regularly, but I have forgotten the name. It was the same price range as Riunite. By cheap I mean both price and quality. ...
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I seem to only suffer gastro-intestinal issues when I drink a particular beer. That being Founders All Day IPA Session Ale. Why?

I love the beer. Most folks do I suppose. I cant be the only one that has issues with GI after only having a few of these. I can drink other alcohol just fine. Why this one beer?
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Good beverage suggestions to get drunk but not too drunk? [closed]

If you want to get drunk to chill out and have a good time every once in a while, without going too much in the crazy side and doing very embarrassing things (vomiting, etc), then what is the best ...
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Does a Sober Scottish man really exists? [closed]

Does a Sober Scottish man really exists? I recently being crazy about Scottish Culture, accent, land... I noticed that every Scottish man loves his beer more than water is that true?
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Is there any benefit to mixing red and white wine togther?

I'm no expert on Rose but it appears that it is not necessary either red or white wine. My question is historically or even now is there any benefit / interesting flavor combinations that are made ...
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Why do some people put olives in their beer?

I live in Minnesota and I will see people put olives in their beer and I have never understood why.
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As yeast is a fungus, are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms?

As fully asked in the question are there any alcohol recipes that contain mushrooms?
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What would be good IPA choices in the midwest area?

I am trying to get into different IPA's and just wanting some suggestions. I have been drinking Surly's IPAs, but I want to branch out and try some others.
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What's name of the cognac in the below Armenian photo?

Can anyone please name this type of cognac? I drank this once and then found this old photo. I believe it to be Armenian.
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Table of alcohol densities vs temperature

I'm working with a physical copy of Stevenson Reeves Practical Alcohol Tables Vol 2. I'm doing a lot of calculations that involve temperature/density changes. I am looking for a legal/paid for/online ...
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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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Alcohol to improve blood flow?

I read an article saying alcohol improves blood flow but it does not mention which kind. What do you think about this?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 there a contest that chooses the best beer in the world?

Is there an "Oscar" for beers?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to identify this bottle and its contents?

My brother-in-law received this bottle while in a soccer recruit tryout in Yugoslavia(?) around 6ths year 2000. We haven't been able to identify it by anything on the label. It was opened, I think it ...
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What dishes pair well the Maltese Harruba liqueur?

What food stuffs pair well with the Maltese liqueur Harruba? A friend of mine has several bottles of this sweet liqueur and we are hoping to make it into a meal of something more than just the ...
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Noah’s wine what is it?Healthy [duplicate]

You mention that there is a wine similar yet you do not give it a name. Please give the name of a wine that resembles the wine Noah made
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Is non-alcholic beer nothing else than unfermented wort?

Is non-alcoholic beer nothing else than unfermented wort? That is to grains which the sugars have been cooked out of, bittering agent added and then just the step of fermentation omitted or is there ...
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Why do some non-alcoholic beers have sugar?

I have seen non-alcoholic beers with anywhere from 0 to around 10 grams of sugar listed in the nutritional info tag. Is this added sugar? Or if it is just sugar from the process of making the beer, ...
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Is it possible to invest (long-term) in beer?

I've recently discovered that the beer Oude Geuze Boon can be stored up to 20 years and only improve in flavor. Seeing as this beer is rather special and might not exist any more in x years time due ...
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Where to buy Absinthe

I have heard a lot about this legendary beverage and I know it was forbidden in the market for a while because of some rumors, anyway, I want to give it a try but I have never seen it in any store. It ...

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