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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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.
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.
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.
In 1997, for example, the volume of alcoholic drink imports reached only 2,114 tons (worth US$ 1.
In the second of three reports examining the outlook for consumer spending in Europe, Marketing in Europe April 1994 looks at the food, non-alcoholic and alcoholic drink sectors.
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.
In the case of an alcoholic drink which can fall under one of two duty categories, either on the basis of its retail price or on the basis of its alcohol content, the higher duty category shall apply.
Stronger total volume sales of wine - the second most popular alcoholic drink in Switzerland after beer - also contributed to the growth in alcoholic drinks.
Top Trends in Alcoholic Drinks" seeks to explore the key trends and future opportunities that are being shaped by the changing consumer behaviors and needs in the alcoholic drinks products space.
Market owner who was buying the stolen cigarettes and alcoholic drinks were also detained.