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Noun1.alcoholic beverage - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agentalcoholic beverage - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
drug of abuse, street drug - a drug that is taken for nonmedicinal reasons (usually for mind-altering effects); drug abuse can lead to physical and mental damage and (with some substances) dependence and addiction
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
proof spirit - a mixture containing half alcohol by volume at 60 degrees Fahrenheit
home brew, homebrew - an alcoholic beverage (especially beer) made at home
hooch, hootch - an illicitly distilled (and usually inferior) alcoholic liquor
kava, kavakava - an alcoholic drink made from the aromatic roots of the kava shrub
aperitif - alcoholic beverage taken before a meal as an appetizer
brew, brewage - drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
rice beer, sake, saki - Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot
nipa - made from sap of the Australasian nipa palm
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
booze, hard drink, hard liquor, John Barleycorn, liquor, spirits, strong drink - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
neutral spirits, ethyl alcohol - nonflavored alcohol of 95 percent or 190 proof used for blending with straight whiskies and in making gin and liqueurs
pulque - fermented Mexican drink from juice of various agave plants especially the maguey
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
mixed drink - made of two or more ingredients
hard cider - alcoholic drink from fermented cider; `cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usages for the fermented beverage
perry - a fermented and often effervescent beverage made from juice of pears; similar in taste to hard cider
rotgut - any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality
slug - an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor"
koumiss, kumis - an alcoholic beverage made from fermented mare's milk; made originally by nomads of central Asia
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Rachel sets up an al fresco kitchen in Val's back yard to braise turbot in another fermented drink - beer.
Schwenk describes kefir as a "good friend" and a living fermented drink that has been around for thousands of years, containing 30-56 strains of good bacteria that colonize our insides for a healthy and vibrant life.
April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mead, the alcoholic beverage made from honey, may be the world's oldest fermented drink, but it is also the country's hottest.
It is a fermented drink made of millet or wheat and is boiled in water and then poured into broad shallow pans.
The ingredients for brewing beer are refreshingly simple, and yet the myriad of blends can drive our taste buds into a wild frenzy with the smooth, pleasant taste of this fermented drink.
They are wonderful eaten with cheese and chocolate, exceptional when poached in red wine with vanilla, and make wonderful perry, a fermented drink similar to cider.
For the uninitiated, kombucha is a fermented drink popular in the Eastern half of the world, and goes by many names, including "Mongolian tea.
Kombucha, which originates from China, where it has been drunk for many generations, is a fermented drink made from sweet tea and kombucha mushrooms.