alcoholic beverage

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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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