hard liquor


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Noun1.hard liquor - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermentedhard liquor - an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant - a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
aqua vitae, ardent spirits - strong distilled liquor or brandy
akvavit, aquavit - Scandinavian liquor usually flavored with caraway seeds
arak, arrack - any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses
bitters - alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
gin - strong liquor flavored with juniper berries
ouzo - a Greek liquor flavored with anise
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
schnapps, schnaps - any of various strong liquors especially a Dutch spirit distilled from potatoes
mescal - a colorless Mexican liquor distilled from fermented juices of certain desert plants of the genus Agavaceae (especially the century plant)
tequila - Mexican liquor made from fermented juices of an agave plant
vodka - unaged colorless liquor originating in Russia
whiskey, whisky - a liquor made from fermented mash of grain
firewater - any strong spirits (such as strong whisky or rum)
lacing - a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage
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Summary: The Internal Security Forces Friday said it had raided three nightclubs in Beirut and Mount Lebanon that had admitted minors into their establishments and allowed them to drink hard liquor.
It expects Lion's sales volume to improve in the medium term after excise duties were revised to tax manufacturers of hard liquor at higher rates than beer and wine makers.
Pointing out that local liquor was often misrepresented as 'cheap compounded hard liquor', the association, made up of about 30 members, said the margin of their products was purposely kept slim in order to provide a safe and regulated alternative to more expensive imports which some customer demanded.
(FB) grew its net profit in the first semester by 20 percent year-on-year to P15.4 billion on higher earnings across its beer, hard liquor and food businesses.
The bill would pay for the potential tax break by increasing taxes on hard liquor, one of its sponsors Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia told the Los Angeles Times (http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-tax-booze-not-diapers-and-tampons-say-1489086297-htmlstory.html) Thursday.
Washington consumers are buying 5 million more liters a year of vodka, gin and whiskey and other spirits since voters passed Initiative 1183, which ended the government monopoly on hard liquor.
Manama: A mosque imam in Saudi Arabia had the shock of his life when he was quizzed at a local airport over bottles of hard liquor found in his bags.
In 2004, a landmark study of more than 47,000 men found that drinking beer and hard liquor increased the risk of developing gout.
About 1,400 stores with 10,000 square feet or more would be allowed to sell hard liquor if the initiative is approved.
An average Bulgarian gets drunk from a mere 300 grams of hard liquor, Kremenski has stated, while a Russian could easily cope with half a liter.
The Police has recovered 655 gram Chars, 18 bottles hard Liquor, 25 Liters wine cane and 4-pistols of 30 bore.
Distributors note that initiatives 1100 and 1105 would dismantle laws that have been created to handle Iiquor differently than wine or beer, deny tax revenue to the state, and make hard liquor available in thousands of new outlets, from convenience stores to gas station mini-marts.