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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This national Azerbaijani alcoholic drink, despite its impressive fortress - 45-50 percent, has practically no usual sharp notes in a bouquet, while exquisite fruit, herbal and spicy shades are generously presented in it.
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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 6.3 percent.Sales of alcoholic drinks, including those imported from other countries, increase by 67 million liters last year, reaching to 1.1 billion liters, according to data provided by the state's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority.The overall increase was mainly due to beer sales, which were 998.9 million, although champagne sales also saw a huge jump with a 91.1 rise to hit 826,770 liters.
To test their inhibitions, the students drank the alcoholic drink in one of the settings.
Some 1,374 empty glass bottles with different alcoholic drink brands, 29 boxes containing alcoholic drinks, six empty gallons and 22 gallons with different drinks were seized at the store.
"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.
Almost half of young people aged between 11 and 15 have never had an alcoholic drink, six out of ten have never smoked and drug taking prevalence has dropped, according to a national school survey.
'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.