hard liquor

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Noun1.hard liquor - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermentedhard liquor - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
aqua vitae, ardent spirits - strong distilled liquor or brandy
akvavit, aquavit - Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
arak, arrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
bitters - alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
ouzo - a Greek liquor flavored with anise
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
schnapps, schnaps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
mescal - a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
tequila - Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
vodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
firewater - any strong spirits (such as strong whisky or rum)
lacing - a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
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Colombo: Fitch Ratings said Sri Lanka's beer industry will regain market share from hard liquor following a more favourable tax regime for the segment announced in the Sri Lankan government's budget on 9 November.
The bill would pay for the potential tax break by increasing taxes on hard liquor, one of its sponsors Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia told the Los Angeles Times (http://www.
Manama: A mosque imam in Saudi Arabia had the shock of his life when he was quizzed at a local airport over bottles of hard liquor found in his bags.
In 2004, a landmark study of more than 47,000 men found that drinking beer and hard liquor increased the risk of developing gout.
About 1,400 stores with 10,000 square feet or more would be allowed to sell hard liquor if the initiative is approved.
An average Bulgarian gets drunk from a mere 300 grams of hard liquor, Kremenski has stated, while a Russian could easily cope with half a liter.
Distributors note that initiatives 1100 and 1105 would dismantle laws that have been created to handle Iiquor differently than wine or beer, deny tax revenue to the state, and make hard liquor available in thousands of new outlets, from convenience stores to gas station mini-marts.
Police sources said that the alleged distillers were doing business of fake hard liquor and they were involved in selling it on pseudo name.
In a national poll conduct ed by Reducing Underage Drinking Through Coalitions Initiative, "63% of respondents agreed that marketing hard liquor on racecars sends the wrong message to children and teens about drinking and driving," said AMA President-elect J.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-2 August 2004-Finns drink more hard liquor than other Scandinavians - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
She took three small glasses of hard liquor and, using a kitchen knife, sliced her abdomen and delivered a male infant that breathed immediately and cried,' said Dr Robert Valle in San Pablo.
Where people in other recession-riddled countries like Russia and Argentina are switching to hard liquor to console themselves, the Japanese are turning to sex.