Lies About Alcohol You Always Thought Were True


Alcohol is pretty awesome when consumed safely and in moderation, as no one likes an obnoxious drunk. Hell, some days the only reason we get out of bed is because “Happy Hour” exists, so there’s a lot we won’t judge.

 

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Chinese Cuisine


As we gear up for Adam Liaw’s most incredible and inspiring Destination Flavour adventure yet, we uncover a few highlights and whoa delights from one of the most influential cuisines known to humankind – Chinese.

 

Why beer tastes bad on a plane


If you travel a lot and you love beer, then you will understand the frustration: beer on planes is terrible.

 

The plastic straw was invented by the Sumerians for drinking beer


As sophisticated as ancient brewing practices were, there was still a chance for sediment to end up in a drinker’s pint, so Sumerians, Babylonians, and Egyptians were known to drink beer with straws made of reeds or gold, depending upon one’s social class.

 

Why don’t all beer bottles have screw caps?


The main reason breweries don’t use twist-offs is because they’re not as reliable a seal.  Screw caps don’t create as airtight of a closure, allowing more oxygen permeation. Oxygen is the enemy of fresh beer, so even tiny amounts of air sneaking into your bottle can eventually stale your beer.

 

The famous habit of spraying Champagne was a result of an accident


The famous habit of spraying champagne is in fact a result of an accident turned to tradition.

 

Why Does Tequila Make You Drunk?


Okay, let’s cut to the chase. I don’t think I’ve ever met someone that doesn’t think tequila makes you crazy drunk.

 

The History Of Sangria


Whether served by the glass in a punch bowl, Sangria is well known for it fruity and zesty flavours. The best part about sangria? It’s a versatile drink that can be enjoyed during the heat of summer or during the colder seasons.

 

Can you distill vodka from honey?


Vodka, we’re told, is flavorless. It’s wheat, rice, potatoes, corn, rye, sorghum, or any number of other plant rich in starch or sugar, which is distilled into alcohol.

 

The difference between barrel-aged, bottle-aged and steel-aged cocktails


Aging alcohol is nothing new, but have you ever heard off or tried an aged cocktail? Now, just hold on a minute! If you think we are talking about those sweet bottled mojitos that you find at your local liquor store, think again.

 
 
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