alcopop

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alcopop

(ˈælkəʊˌpɒp)
n
(Brewing) informal an alcoholic drink that tastes like a soft drink
[C20: from alco(hol) + pop1 (sense 12)]
Translations
prémix
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They added the advisory was issued amid reports that alcopops, which are sweet and often fruit-flavored or frizzy alcoholic beverages, are being sold in supermarkets, groceries and convenience stores to minors alongside with juice drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages.
Senator Pia Cayetano shows one of those so-called alcopops during a Senate hearing.
Alcopops are ready-made carbonated and bottled alcoholic cocktails that are mainly mixtures of different types of spirits and liquors like vodka or rhum and flavoring.
"You can see why shisha is so attractive to young people - it is similar to alcopops," the Sun quoted Coventry City Council official Andrew Tandy as saying.
A final major conclusion in this article is that drinking patterns including several beverage types are also good measures of harm, and patterns including strong beer, cider/ alcopops, and spirits, in particular.
Almost half (46 per cent) of all alcopops have been on promotion and special offer over the last 12 months - more than double that of beers, the second most highly promoted alcohol product at 21 per cent, comparison website mySupermarket.com said.
Almost half - 46 per cent - of all alcopops have been on special offer over the last 12 months - more than double that of beers.
A third of 11 to 15-year-olds will get to drink a white wine spritzer with their parents' permission, and one in 10 will be allowed an alcopop with dinner.
Mr Drew and his fellow Horsley United FC teammates drank more than 10 pints of lager and seven bottles of alcopops a night during their stay in the Portuguese resort, Gloucester Coroner's Court heard.
The first prosecution in January involved 56 bottles, again they were lager, alcopops and flavoured water, and he was given a suspended sentence that time.
I reckon a picture of Jeremy Clarkson driving on the M40 swigging an alcopop might do the trick.
One outlet, in Tarbock Road, made a sale of alcopops to a test purchaser and the two people involved were given fixed penalty notices.