Browsing the "alcohol" Tag

Powdered Alcohol?

April 24th, 2014 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Yup. You read it right.  A powdered alcohol product, brand name Palcohol, has been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco [&hellip


Is Watering Down Alcohol A Trend?

April 2nd, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

Last month Maker’s Mark revealed a plan to water down its bourbon in order to meet heavy demand. Also in [&hellip


Cocktails That Are Good For You?

March 7th, 2013 | by Jennifer Kaplan

“Since the first cocktail was invented by apothecaries in the early 1800’s, cocktails have long been tied to healing and [&hellip


Double Edged Sword Of Energy Drinks + Booze

August 29th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

According to research just published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, alcohol consumed with energy drinks may provide a double-edged effect: The increased stimulation from energy drinks may negate some intoxication-related side effects by increasing alertness. However, it could also lead to negative side effects associated with overstimulation


Red Wine Allergies?

March 15th, 2012 | by Jennifer Kaplan

The verdict is still out on the main culprit of wine allergies and intolerances with other experts suggesting that people may be affected by sulfites, higher alcohol levels, tannins, yeast strains, acidity, cork or common contaminents. Sadly, the only remedy seems to be abstinence


Good or Bad? Alcohol Companies and Sustainability

October 5th, 2011 | by Jennifer Kaplan

If you're interested in supporting sustainability-minded businesses it makes sense to support smaller producers. Small producers embrace sustainable practices because it not only reduces waste and saves money, but also because it improves the quality of their products



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