ABV. Alcohol by Volume. Double this figure and you've got your Proof; It's what determines how drunk you'll get.
Consumers are in Denial with the Lack of Nutrition Labels on Alcoholic Beverages
Health-conscious consumers have been looking at product labels for years, attempting to avoid sugar, carbohydrates, fats, and high-calorie foods at all costs. While this is nothing new for society, the hype of ‘healthy drinking’ is making its way to alcoholic beverages. While we may still see the occasional keg stand and shotgunning of beers, it seems that millennials have healthier alcoholic beverages in hand and are turning the market when it comes to choosing a better-for-you alternative.
A Guide to Professional Drinking
So, you think you can drink. The real question, can you drink anything and still remain coherent? Can you out-drink your friends, wake up without a hangover, and make them think you're a god? If your answer is no, or not really, then I am here to help you. There are MANY myths on how to drink and have no hangover, and I have tried them. None of them truly work. Yet, through conditioning myself, and learning some basic biology, I figured out how to drink, really drink, and wake with little to no side effects.
Do Hangover Pills Work?
If you have gone to a Whole Foods or even just walked up to a bodega, you have probably seen pills that claim that they can end a hangover or even prevent a hangover. Some pills even suggest that they can help reduce the effect of a hangover brought on by drugs. Many people have seen them, tried them, and have stories about using them.
How To Handle A Drunk Friend
If you've been following my writing, then you know I'm a party animal. Though many people would say that partying isn't good for you, I'll beg to differ. I think that partying has a lot to teach you – particularly when it comes to social skills.
Changing the Way We Drink
In the last few years the craft spirits and liqueur scene has exploded with a number of fantastic producers creating high quality, interesting beverages. In a world where the choices are so varied, I wanted to take a look at one brand that is pushing the boundaries of what spirits can be, and with it, changing the way people drink.
Best Low-Alcohol Beers
Beer is a beautiful thing, but if you drink too much of it, you end up “wasted” and “yelling at the elderly” and “ruining your sister’s rehearsal dinner.” Enter low-alcohol beers, providing just as much flavor and freshness with lower alcohol content. If you want to spend the spring and summer enjoying cold ones without as much alcoholic kick, here are the best low-alcohol beers to sample.
The Highest ABV Beers You Can Buy
Strong beers have a special place in many people's hearts, primarily because they involve the delicious fizz of beer with a very powerful alcoholic punch. They get you blitzed without requiring six or more of them per sitting, and that makes them amazing.
Cocktails that Will Make You Drunk Fast
Many people will throw down Jaeger shots or chug Long Island Iced Tea when they first learn they have the ability to get drunk fast. Sure, the Long Island Iced Tea is a classic cocktail, known by all as one of the strongest around, but these children hoping to get drunk fast... it's child's play. The Long Island Iced Tea is a mild drink compared to some of the monsters out there.
Love of the Lager
About two years ago, a former coworker and I were discussing the value of something so simple and yet so effective. I believe this was when he dropped a line from his father, whom he quoted as saying once, “You know…whatever happened to just a…good old fashioned…God given ham on rye?” I’m not quite sure God ever gave out ham along with the bread, but I understood the point.