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2015-03-03 23:08:26

Craft brewers value their independence – their freedom is what makes their beers unique.

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2010-06-08 07:35:00

Scientists are reporting the first identification of a chemical basis for people's preference for certain brands of vodka, which outsells rum, gin, whiskey, and tequila.

2008-08-13 18:00:31

Vietnamese annually spend nearly 360 mln USD on alcoholic drinks: report HANOI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Vietnamese people are estimated to annually spend 6 trillion Vietnamese dong (359.3 million U.S.

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2008-04-29 16:05:00

A new study may end the century-old controversy over what ingredient in absinthe caused the exotic green aperitif’s supposed mind-altering effects and toxic side-effects when consumed to excess.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.