Alcoholic drink

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An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.wikipedia
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Alcohol law

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Most countries have laws regulating the production, sale, and consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Alcohol laws are laws in relation to the manufacture, use, being under the influence of and sale of alcohol (also known formally as ethanol) or alcoholic beverages that contains ethanol.

Drink

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An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
In addition, alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer, and liquor, which contain the drug ethanol, have been part of human culture for more than 8,000 years.

Prohibition

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Some countries ban such activities entirely, but alcoholic drinks are legal in most parts of the world.
Prohibition is the act or practice of forbidding something by law; more particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage (whether in barrels or in bottles), transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Alcohol

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An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethanol (ethyl alcohol), which is used as a drug and is the main alcohol present in alcoholic beverages.

Beer

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Alcoholic drinks are typically divided into three classes—beers, wines, and spirits—and typically their alcohol content is between 3% and 50%.
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea.

Wine

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Alcoholic drinks are typically divided into three classes—beers, wines, and spirits—and typically their alcohol content is between 3% and 50%.
Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes.

Cider

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Cider or cyder is a fermented alcoholic drink made from any fruit juice; apple juice (traditional and most common), peaches, pears ("Perry" cider) or other fruit.
Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.

Pulque

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Pulque is the Mesoamerican fermented drink made from the "honey water" of maguey cacti.
Pulque is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented sap of the maguey (agave) plant.

Alcohol industry

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The global alcoholic drink industry exceeded $1 trillion in 2014.
The alcohol industry, also known as Big Alcohol, is the commercial industry involved in the manufacturing, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages.

Tequila

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The drink distilled from pulque is tequila or mescal.
Tequila is a regional distilled beverage and type of alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara, and in the Jaliscan Highlands (Los Altos de Jalisco) of the central western Mexican state of Jalisco.

Ethanol fermentation

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An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
Ethanol fermentation has many uses, including the production of alcoholic beverages, the production of ethanol fuel, and bread cooking.

Fruit wine

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"Fruit wines" are made from fruits other than grapes, such as plums, cherries, or apples.
Fruit wines are fermented alcoholic beverages made from a variety of base ingredients (other than grapes); they may also have additional flavors taken from fruits, flowers, and herbs.

Rice wine

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Sake is a popular example of "rice wine".
Rice wine is an alcoholic beverage fermented and distilled from rice, traditionally consumed in East Asia, Southeast Asia and South Asia.

Alcohol by volume

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Cider alcohol content varies from 1.2% ABV to 8.5% or more in traditional English ciders.
Alcohol by volume (abbreviated as ABV, abv, or alc/vol) is a standard measure of how much alcohol (ethanol) is contained in a given volume of an alcoholic beverage (expressed as a volume percent).

List of liqueurs

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It is used in mixed drinks, liqueurs, and tinctures, and also as a household solvent.
Liqueurs are alcoholic beverages that are bottled with added sugar and have added flavors that are usually derived from fruits, herbs, or nuts.

Sake

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Sake is a popular example of "rice wine".
In the Japanese language, the word "sake" (酒, "liquor", also pronounced shu) can refer to any alcoholic drink, while the beverage called "sake" in English is usually termed nihonshu (日本酒, "Japanese liquor").

Applejack (drink)

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Freeze distillation concentrates ethanol along with methanol and fusel alcohols (fermentation by-products partially removed by distillation) in applejack.
Applejack is a strong apple-flavored alcoholic drink produced from apples, popular in the American colonial era.

Ethanol

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An alcoholic drink (or alcoholic beverage) is a drink that contains ethanol, a type of alcohol produced by fermentation of grains, fruits, or other sources of sugar.
It is a psychoactive substance and is the principal type of alcohol found in alcoholic drinks.

Depressant

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Alcohol is a depressant, which in low doses causes euphoria, reduces anxiety, and improves sociability.
An alcoholic beverage is a drink that contains alcohol (also known formally as ethanol), an anesthetic that has been used as a psychoactive drug for several millennia.

Soft drink

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Alcohol in carbonated drinks is absorbed faster than alcohol in non-carbonated drinks.
Soft drinks are called "soft" in contrast with "hard" alcoholic drinks.

Binge drinking

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The risk is greater in younger people due to binge drinking, which may result in violence or accidents.
Binge drinking, or heavy episodic drinking, is a modern epithet for drinking alcoholic beverages with an intention of becoming intoxicated by heavy consumption of alcohol over a short period of time, but definitions (see below) vary considerably.

Alcohol flush reaction

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Drinking enough to cause a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.03–0.12% typically causes an overall improvement in mood and possible euphoria, increased self-confidence and sociability, decreased anxiety, a flushed, red appearance in the face and impaired judgment and fine muscle coordination.
Alcohol flush reaction is a condition in which a person develops flushes or blotches associated with erythema on the face, neck, shoulders, and in some cases, the entire body after consuming alcoholic beverages.

Alcohol and cancer

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Long-term use can lead to alcohol abuse, cancer, physical dependence, and alcoholism.
Alcoholic beverages are classified by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) as a Group 1 carcinogen (carcinogenic to humans).

Alcohol intoxication

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In higher doses, it causes drunkenness, stupor, unconsciousness, or death.
Alcohol intoxication typically begins after two or more alcoholic drinks.

Hangover

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It has been suggested that these substances contribute to the symptoms of a hangover.
A hangover is the experience of various unpleasant physiological and psychological effects following the consumption of alcohol, such as wine, beer and distilled spirits.