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Why Alcohol Withdrawal Is More Dangerous than Heroin Withdrawal

Few people understand what’s actually happening in the anatomy and nervous system of people undergoing withdrawal from alcohol and heroin. The process is harrowing and emotionally draining for both substances. Still, alcohol withdrawal is more physically dangerous than heroin.
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Alcohol-Free Whiskey Alternatives

The Ritual Zero Proof Whiskey Alternative is a premium alcohol-free product for consumers and bartenders alike that will offer an alternative way to create high-quality cocktails and more. The alcohol alternative is crafted with a range of flavors in the recipe that aim to mimic the namesake spirit, while still...
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Wine and cheese may help prevent devastating brain disease

“Rosé all day” might be more than just a strategy employed by beleaguered moms to survive school holidays — it could hint at the secret to preventing Alzheimer’s. According to a 10-year Iowa State University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in December, drinking wine and eating cheese every day can dramatically reduce your risk for cognitive decline later in life.
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If There's One Time to Judge a Book by Its Cover, It's With Usual's Refreshing Wines

Whether you love to wind down after a long day with a nice full-bodied glass of red or live for those rosé and gossip sessions with friends, drinking a good quality wine is always a vibe. Wine is more than just a drink; it adds to an experience, setting a certain mood. Wine brings that extra-ness we love when we want to embrace our inner main character and start romanticizing our life. If you're in the market for a wine that brings that elevated feel to your day, you need to try Usual Wines. Yes, the packaging sold me too.
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The Viral Fleetwood Mac Cranberry Juice Skater Launched a Boozy Juice Box

Nathan Apodaca, aka 420doggface208, continues to cash in. Nathan Apodaca, aka 420doggface208, rolled into the spotlight in early 2021 with a TikTok video showcasing his love of cranberry juice, good music, and cruising around on his skateboard. The clip led to viral success and social media fame, and now Apodaca's cashing in by launching a boozy cranberry juice drink with BeatBox, a company that creates "party punch."
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New study shows coffee helps alcohol drinkers' health

New research suggests that drinking three to four cups of ground coffee per day could offer protection against chronic liver disease. One of the author's of the study shows “coffee drinking is protective against severe liver disease.”. The research additionally suggested that consuming three to four cups of coffee offered...
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BrewVide brewing system is all about simplicity

Homebrewers looking for a simple yet reliable and versatile brewing system may be interested in the BrewVide, designed to provide users with an innovative brewer that can be added to any kettle for precise control of mash, boil, whirlpooling and transfer. The BrewVide brewing system is all about “simplicity” say its creators and is now available to back on Kickstarter and is already halfway to obtaining its required pledge goal thanks to over 200 backers with still 29 days remaining. The BrewVide brewing system offers precise temperature control from 70 degrees to boil using dual heating elements and a proprietary algorithm for control.
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Best Beer in Every State and D.C.

Wine and beer have been competing for the title of America’s favorite drink for many years. And depending on the survey you look at, the answer may vary. There is no doubt that both are very popular. Though, preferences vary across the country. Even among beer lovers, preferences vary, with craft beer continuing to rise […]
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Sponsored ContentA “Dreamy” Hawaiian-Themed Drink — Tribe’s CBD Sleeping Giant Cocktail

This article was originally published on Tribe CBD. To view the original article and recipe, click here. The Sleeping Giant may be a “sleeper” in the Tiki cocktail pantheon, but that doesn’t mean you should pass it by. Indeed, if you love tropical-themed drinks, you’ll be glad you didn’t hit the “snooze” on this boozy beverage! Whenever you need to take a mental trip to Maui, the Sleeping Giant could help get you there.
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How High Are Wine Taxes in Your State?

Whether you’re a self-appointed connoisseur or an occasional sipper of chardonnay, you may not have thought about the taxes that go into your wine purchase. But now you can quench your newfound thirst for excise tax info with this week’s map, which compares wine taxes among the 50 states, expressed in dollars per gallon.
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JJ Whitley Vodka's new Limited Edition gold bottles are a feast for the eyes

JJ Whitley Vodka has launched the most sparkling and dazzling limited edition bottle for its artisanal Russian vodka, and we just need it on our drinks trolleys this summer. The gold bottle was designed to celebrate a gold award win for JJ Whitley Artisanal Russian Vodka at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2020. And we think the brand now deserves another prize for this bottle design.
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Sober-curious: Experimenting with Ditching Alcohol and Going Dry

More and more people are questioning whether alcohol deserves a place in their lives. The popular media has dubbed this growing contingent of alcohol skeptics “sober-curious.” These folks aren’t so much worried that they have a serious drinking problem, though that might be a nagging thought in the back of their minds. Rather, they suspect that the negatives outweigh the positives, even if they only drink “moderately” (however they define it).
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Everything You Need to Know About Different Types of Tea

Do you like tea? Of course you do. Even if it's not, like, your thing, I refuse to believe you haven't at some point, perhaps in a period of illness or congestion, taken a deep whiff of a fragrant cup of tea someone has made and brought over to you on the couch, and not appreciated its soothing succor.
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We Try the Alcohol-Free Wine and Spirits That Are Everywhere This Summer

The wine o’clock happy hours of our pandemic social media has now given way to a crop of sprightly millennials knocking back alcohol-free wines and cocktails in inviting ads. What’s going on? It’s only partly a reaction to negative health reports regarding drinking during the pandemic, since this trend toward no-ABV wine and cocktails has actually been going on for some time—industry analysts estimate the category has increased sales 506 percent since 2015. Now summer’s here, and in the interests of providing a no-alcohol option to our party guests as well as a booze-free (and in many cases, lower-calorie) happy hour when it’s just us at home, we checked out the cream of the new booze-free crop of wine and spirits.
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Review: Siempre Is the Best Reposado Tequila We’ve Tried in 2021

What we’re drinking: Siempre Tequila, in plata, reposado and añejo expressions. Where it’s from: Siempre is a collaboration between Alex Lacroix, his childhood friend Chris Matte and his life partner Monica Sanita. As noted by its NOM 1438 designation, the tequila is distilled in the actual town of Tequila in Jalisco (at the same distillery that, randomly, produces Tesla Tequila).
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An Introduction to Water Activity in Green Coffee

The world of science in the coffee industry has, for the past few years, been experiencing a renaissance involving innovation, technology, research and experimentation. Most specialty coffee professionals have always been dedicated to a pursuit of excellence in all aspects of coffee — brewing, roasting, growing, processing, etc. — but in recent years, interest in a more scientific, data-driven approach to coffee has truly taken off and become mainstream.
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Win A Braun BrewSense Coffee Maker

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a Braun BrewSense Coffee Maker. (ARV $89.95) Note: You can enter this giveaway two (2) times per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 8.4.21. With the continually changing circumstances due to COVID-19, there will be a delay of unknown length in delivering prizes in order to protect our team and our partners. Thank you for your understanding.
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Olympics-Tokyo 2020 bans alcoholic beverages at venues

TOKYO (Reuters) - Alcoholic beverages will be banned at the Olympics, Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said on Wednesday, adding that the decision was made in the interest of removing the public’s concern over a “safe and secure” Games. In a news conference, Hashimoto said Games sponsor Asahi Breweries had...