alcoholic beverage


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alcoholic beverage

[‚al·kə′hȯl·ik ′bev·rij]
(food engineering)
A potable preparation containing ethyl alcohol.
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Making legislation is not the way to stop people from drinking alcoholic beverages, if that should be the goal of government at all.
Alcoholic beverage demand increases with changing taste and preferences of consumers, high consumer affluence towards drinks, and increasing disposable income.
Consumers are reevaluating their alcoholic beverage brand choices and purchasing habits as the economy recovers, Nielsen data showed.
The researchers found that in magazines with the highest levels of youth readership, youth alcoholic beverage types (e.g., premium beer, low calorie beer, rum, vodka, and flavored alcohol beverages) were more than four times more likely to be advertised than non-youth types (e.g., gin, brandy, whiskey, and scotch).
"When they do go out, some consumers are cutting back on their restaurant bills by ordering fewer or lower-priced alcoholic beverages, especially as it relates to higher-priced wines and spirits," the report noted.
Drunkenness--To drink alcoholic beverages to the extent that one's mental faculties and physical coordination are substantially impaired.
The two largest cities in the county -- Fayetteville and Springdale -- have ordinances preventing the sale of alcoholic beverages in grocery and convenience stores.
OxyContin and alcoholic beverages may have dangerous interactions that can result in serious injury or death.
* Margarita: This popular alcoholic beverage accounts for more than 60% of tequila consumption in the U.S.
The NBC segment on Melissa, for example, was followed by a Pabst beer commercial, a potent reminder of the vital role the alcoholic beverage industry plays in American culture and in the economics of television broadcasting.
When Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) officers initiated this technique, approximately 70 percent of the establishments sold alcohol to the underage operative.
"The presence of beer in a jar type foreign to Godin Tepe indicates that in addition to writing, cylinder seals, and several unique pottery types, the lowland Mesopotamians introduced to this region the technology for making a new or improved alcoholic beverage," she contends.