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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are there collectors of old champagne bottles not opened? I’ve got 1996 bottle with Atlanta Olympic Rings on it

I have a 1996 Atlanta Olympic bottle of korbel champagne are there collectors?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What are the best paid wine database APIs? (most extensive and comprehensive)

I'm looking to implement a wine database API into my app. What are the most extensive and comprehensive databases to look for? I know about Wine-searcher.com API. Has anyone any experience with it and ...
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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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Which chemical compound gives Heineken its sweet taste?

I don't know about everyone else, but I perceive Heineken as sweet (not quite Pepsi, but still) I looked up its nutritional info, and it appears that Heineken has 0 sugars. There exist chemical ...
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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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Is there a way quantify beer flavour characteristics?

I saw a graph online that seems to be used for quantifying flavour characteristics of an alchoholic drink (sake). Source here and here. Is this graphing system used for quantifying beer flavors too? ...
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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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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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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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Looking for a Rosé recommendation

I would like to add a few bottles of Rosé to my wine collection and would like a few recommendations on good Rosé. If you have one, let me know what it is.
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Gluten-Free beer recommendations? [duplicate]

I have Celiac and cannot drink normal beers. (which I miss) I love the taste of beer, and the only ones I have found and available in stores that taste decent are RedBridge and New Grist. (not a fan ...
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How are double and triple casks whiskies matured?

If a 12 year old single malt Scotch has the label of double cask or double matured (some say double wood), assuming oak and sherry, does it mean a portion of the whisky is matured in oak cask for 12 ...
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Makers 46 “Straight Bourbon”

Back in the day, I used to see Maker's 46 advertised without the "Kentucky Straight Bourbon" label. Instead, it was just called "Kentucky Bourbon Whisky" as in this picture: However, they are now ...
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What happens if you mix coffee with tequila?

I was wondering whether or not coffee can be mixed with tequila. If yes, in which quantities or how? What would be the result, would it taste good? Normally I get two very different results after ...
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Why aren’t people in Ohio allowed to order a bottle of scotch?

If you check websites like Drizly, it seems that people in Ohio aren’t allowed to order a bottle of scotch. Why is that? Edit: The delivery services I’m referring to (e.g. Drizly) are a delivery ...
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Can a beer be stored for 13 years?

I recently bought a bottle of beer (imperial stout) which is "best before" 2033. It's more than 13 year from now. I know that strong beers have a high longevity and I even have some Belgians expiring ...
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The style of whiskies produced in England?

An English relative sent me a map of distilleries based in England today, which I'd never thought of before. Of course Scotch can only be made in Scotland, which begs the question of what these ...
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Is Budweiser really the most expensive beer to brew?

On bottles of Budweiser it claims that: We know of no brand produced by any other brewer which costs so much to brew and age. Photo This seems implausible both from the point of view of ...
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Can I drink Dogfish Head Sixty One four years after the expiry date?

Can I drink Dogfish Head Sixty One four years after the expiry date? Would there be any danger to one’s health? Will it just give a bad taste or is it harmful?
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Recommendations for a hefeweizen or wheat beer? [closed]

Planning to do a Quarantine Beer Around The World company event and one of the categories is Wheat Beer - specifically looking at hefeweizens. A favorite is Live Oak given the clover and banana nodes ...
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Home brew legalities South Africa

Good day everyone, I write for The Citizen newspaper. Mpumalanga Provincial Commissioner Lt General Mondli Zuma has stated it is illegal to home brew beer. I'd like to help correct him on this. If ...
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Alcoholic popsicle recommendations?

Popsicles bring home the idea of warmer days and entertainment amongst friends. During our self isolation moments we want to make the best of the moment of those fun days (like being on a beach), but ...
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Where can I buy Grimbergen Beer in Edmonton or Sherwood Park, Alberta?

I bought it last at Eagle Spirit 212 Wye Road Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada.
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Home Brewing in South Africa

If I brew beer at home can I give it to friends or relatives. In South Africa
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Are there quarantine themed beers?

Are there any craft beers themed for quarantine or confinement? Are any beers specifically marketed for this type of occasion?
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Busch Bavarian Beer can

I cannot find any information on this can. I believe it is from the 1950s. Busch Bavarian Beer The words BUSCH BAVARIAN BEER is on the front and back. It is printed over mountains with 2 black ...
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Homemade alcohol

As you know with the ongoing corona-virus issue, the need of alcohol as a disinfectant had increased dramatically. I live in Iran, where alcohol is illegal. Nowadays, even if you can find a 100cc of ...

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