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Liquor before beer never fear

I had never heard of this saying (I'm not a native English speaker), but the funny thing is that in Dutch there is a similar saying, except with wine instead of liquor and the other way around: 'wijn ...
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Does barrel aging add sugar to liquors?

Barrel aging does add sugar to the liquid (wine, whisky, etc.) that is aged in it. In the toasting process of a barrel, the sugar in the wood caramelizes (cellulose is a sugar polymer and breaks into ...
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Does having an extreme climate increase quality when aging bourbon?

The weather and climate definitly has an effect on how the whisky ages. But I wouldn't talk about increased quality. Quality in terms of "tastes better" is always something subjective. Some ...
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Why is not sake freezing in the freezer but on the air after serving?

The sake was most likely supercooled. It was cooled below its freezing point, but there were no impurities to form ice crystals. When it was poured into a glass, as the author of that video suggests ...
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Liquor before beer never fear

I suspect that there is no science behind it and that the saying is something akin to an old wive's tale, something often re-told but not actually scientifically accurate. It might be the case that ...
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Are there any sure fire hangover cures?

There is no cure for a hangover except to not drink in the first place.
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