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spirituous

1. characterized by or containing alcohol
2. (of a drink) being a spirit
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The trade was injured by their artifices to outbid and undermine each other; the Indians were debauched by the sale of spirituous liquors, which had been prohibited under the French rule.
Other beverages like fruit wine, cider, mead or spirituous drinks are also treated with sucroglycerides.
Arizona's law was put on the ballot by a voter initiative that said in part that spirituous liquors could not be "received, possessed, sold or in any manner used either in the original package or otherwise in violation of any law of the [the] state."
It is actually an English concoction "perfected, iced and popularized" in America, says David Wondrich, the James Beard Award-winning cocktail historian, who defines the cocktail as "a short, iced mixture of spirituous and other ingredients." By the time Prohibition began, Jews did make up a significant portion of the alcohol industry--most often in the whiskey business, working as distillers or distributors.
The saline gives the cocktail a real spirituous backbone."
The reasons for this he gave were: | the shortage of "spirituous liquors" and the prices charged for them; | fewer people receiving high wages in the munitions industry; and | the return home of American troops with a consequent lessening of spending power.
Laws prohibited Blacks from opening taverns or legally hosting social events where they could freely distribute "whiskey, brandy, or other spirituous liquor" (643).
The upper class also excessively partook of the "spirituous liquors." Isabella Bird Bishop, an elderly English travel-writer popular for her amusing and often opinionated observations, wrote: "[Drunkenness] is an outstanding feature in Korea.
(150) An 1844 statute in Western Australia made it a condition of a licence to keep a boarding house that the licensee 'not allow any spirituous or fermented liquors to be drunk in or conveyed out of his or her premises during the usual hours of morning and afternoon Divine Service in the nearest Church or Chapel on Sunday, Christmas Day, or Good Friday'.
Increased exports of ferro-alloys (+611.0% y/y), copper (+34.0% y/y), wine (+98.1% y/y), pharmaceuticals (+97.1% y/y), and spirituous beverages (+125.8% y/y) were the major commodities positively affecting exports growth in January 2017, while hazelnuts (-49.2% y/y), and cars (-10.4% y/y) exports decreased.
It has been asserted that at least seven-tenths of all the crimes and poverty and calamity to the people of the United States sprang from the abuse of personal liberty in the use of spirituous, vinous and malt liquors; and, if the charge be true--either in whole or in part--it is a subject which should concern sanitarians.