alcoholic drink


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Noun1.alcoholic drink - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agentalcoholic drink - 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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Alcoholic drinks packaging market continues to witness high growth with Increase in consumer spending towards recreational activities and rising social acceptance of alcoholic drinks leading to sustained increase in the demand for alcoholic drink product.
Increase in consumer spending towards recreational activities and growth in social acceptance has led to sustained increase in the demand for alcoholic drink products impacting the packaging market.
Turks drank less of their traditional alcoholic drinks like rak and wine, but indulged more in champagne in 2012 compared to last year while the country's overall alcoholic drink consumption increased by 6.
In a second setting, researchers gave the students "placebo drinks," that did not contain alcohol but otherwise tasted like the alcoholic drink.
We would let an adult order an alcoholic drink with a meal and another drink after that but we don't want children there bored while adults drink.
We would let an adult order an alcoholic drink with a meal and another drink after that, but we don't want children there bored while adults drink.
Scottish households purchase the most soft drinks while Welsh households purchase the largest quantity of alcoholic drink outside the home.
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has urged 11 industry bodies overseeing alcoholic drink makers and retailers to instruct members not to mislead consumers by using labels giving the impression that their marginally alcoholic products do not contain any alcohol, FTC officials said Monday.
A Garda spokesman said: "We believe that youngsters attending these non-alcoholic discos are consuming alcoholic drink before entering the discos.
The Advertising Standards Authority said companies were not allowed to feature under-25s in alcoholic drink campaigns.
It is time that a nationwide campaign was launched to focus young people away from alcoholic drink and tobacco and to isolate the drug dealers and their pushers in each community," John Hassett told a Bardic school in Dungarvan,
The change closes a loophole in packaging rules and brings them into line with more stringent advertising regulations to ensure responsible marketing of alcoholic drink.