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2009-09-22 06:55:00

LITITZ, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The current financial crisis has inspired a "trade down" phenomenon in consumer behavior. Consumers, feeling the pinch of budget pressures, are foregoing expensive items in favor of their more moderately priced -- and often lesser quality -- counterparts. This is particularly true in the case of food and beverages. Quay Vodka (http://www.quayvodka.com), however, has experienced the opposite with its new product. The ultra-premium French vodka,...

2009-09-02 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor, screenwriter, musician and now distiller Dan Aykroyd, whose credits include Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters and Driving Miss Daisy, will sign purchased bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka at the PA Wine & Spirits store at 1218 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10. "We're excited to bring Dan Aykroyd to Pennsylvania for our customers, many of whom are also his fans," said...

2009-08-26 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One vodka will unveil Club Ketel One during The Barclays, the first event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, at Liberty National in Jersey City, NJ. Club Ketel One is an open hospitality area with a contemporary lounge vibe located near the second hole of one of the most unique courses on the PGA TOUR. Any tournament patron 21 years of age or older may enter Club Ketel One between Wednesday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 30 for a...

2009-08-20 12:59:04

Liquor is the common alcoholic drink consumed by Georgia high school students and most drank it in another person's home, U.S. health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report said the study of Georgia high school students found that particularly among binge drinkers, most students drink in another person's home and obtain alcohol from someone else. The researchers analyzed 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2,465 Georgia...

2009-08-20 09:02:00

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Beverage Information Group, a leading provider of marketing, merchandising and statistical information to the beverage alcohol industry, recently released its updated Distilled Spirits Price Mark-Up Guide for June 2009. The Distilled Spirits Price Mark-Up Guide is a comprehensive, spreadsheet-formatted report on brand price structure at each tier of the distribution system. The guide identifies each distilled spirit brand by category (gin,...

2009-07-30 15:46:00

BAITING HOLLOW, N.Y., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Island Spirits, Inc. LiV Vodka, recent winner of Best in Class in the NY Spirits Awards, has been selected as the Official Vodka of the 2009 Hampton Classic to be held August 23(rd)-30(th) in Bridgehampton, NY. The Hampton Classic is a world renowned equestrian competition, now in its 34(th) year. Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff, aka King Cocktail, has created and will be doing a special demonstration showcasing LiV Vodka at this year's...

2009-07-30 10:08:00

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central European Distribution Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDC) will have its second quarter 2009 earnings conference call on August 5, 2009 at 8:00 a.m., Eastern Time. The conference call will be broadcast live over the internet. William Carey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Biedermann, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, invite you to listen to their discussion of second quarter 2009 results. To listen to the call live,...

2009-07-17 13:52:00

LONDON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The title of Diageo Reserve Brands World Class Bartender of the Year 2009 was decided in London yesterday. After a year long global competition which saw 6000 bartenders from 24 countries shake, stir and pour their way through national heats, just 18 remained to go head to head in three days of World Class challenges this week. Aristotelis Papadopoulos of Banquet in Thessaloniki, Greece claimed the overall title after impressing the most recognised names in...

2009-07-06 04:20:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Brands, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Belvedere S.A., has retained Boca Raton-based, award-winning PR firm The Gab Group to launch and market a new, one-of-a-kind vodka made from Florida oranges, crafted in Florida. 4 Orange Premium Vodka will be a super-premium product distilled from four distinct varieties of Florida oranges. The brand will be introduced to duty free, off-premise retailers and Florida restaurants later this year. "We are...

2009-05-25 10:25:48

Poland registered a 75-percent drop in vodka drinking alone in the first three months of this year because of excise tax hikes, authorities said. Poles purchased 21.1 million liters of alcoholic drinks, including vodka, in the first quarter of 2009, which is some 30 percent less than in the same period in 2008, the Polish spirits industry organization said Monday. Officials of the industry organization said the considerable drop in the sale of vodka was prompted by the rise of excise taxes by...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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