Drinks and Beverages

Liquid refreshment is a part of meals and gatherings. Whether it is the proper wine or how to mix a specific cocktail, the questions and answers have a home here.

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Child Health
Drinks and Beverages

What is a Slurpee made of?

Here is the ingredients label from Seven-Eleven for it's Coca-Cola Classic flavored Slurpee. Different flavors will have slightly different ingredients:

High fructose corn syrup and/or sucrose, water, caramel color, phosphoric acid, natural flavors, caffeine, quillaia, and yucca extract.

After all ingredients are taken into a liquid form, they dump them into their section of the wonderful, magical Slurpee Machine,which is basically a freezer. But what keeps it from becoming a block of ice? A stirrer inside the Slurpee machine keeps it moving so it never stays in the same place giving it that slushy texture.

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Drinks and Beverages
Volume
Fruit and Vegetable Juices

What is the best estimate of the capacity of a juice box?

1 cup

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Wine and Champagne
Scattergories and Words Starting with Certain Letters

What are some beverages that begin with the letter E?

Hi there this is left field but Enagics kangen water its amazing you can find more info on the water here trevordye.org

Thanks trevordye

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Drinks and Beverages

Is there bull sperm in Sunny Delight?

Why is there bull sperm in Sunny Delight? You

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Drinks and Beverages
Salary and Pay Rates
Restaurants and Dining Establishments

How much does a barback make?

The pay really depends on the house (bar). The house will usually pay a barback an hourly rate plus 10-20% of all earned tips.

That depends a lot on how much total revenue the bartenders bring in. When all is said and done, the bartenders are the ones who pay out the barbacks. Usually the pay out percentage is between 15%-20% of the total tips the bartenders earn. So, for instance if the bartenders earn $200 per bartender in tips, and say, there are 6 bartenders, then you'll be paid out, let's say 15% of $1,200, which is $180. Not too bad.

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Drinks and Beverages
William Shakespeare

What did people drink in Shakespeare's time?

Actually neither coffee nor tea were available in Britain before 1650, well after Shakespeare's day. Mild ale was safer to drink than water and much more common. From Shakespeare's works, and especially in the dialogues of the notorious tipplers Sir Toby Belch and Sir John Falstaff we know that an extremely popular drink was sack, fortified dry white Spanish wine, the modern equivalent being Sherry. Sometimes this was heated by thrusting a hot poker into it, and in such cases it was called "burnt sack". Sir Toby says "Come, come, I'll go burn some sack. 'Tis too late to go to bed now." Twelfth Night, Act II Scene 3)

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Drinks and Beverages
Poisons and Toxins

Can black currant drinks poison you?

No they cannot, but they do contain a large amount of vitamin C and therefore could be beneficial to your health.

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Drinks and Beverages
Wine and Champagne
Vodka

What is the best brand of Pinot Noir wine?

This would boil down to personal preference really. I've tried a few different kinds myself, and I would recommended the Yellow Tail brand.

I personally really enjoy Smoking Loon

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Drinks and Beverages
Soups and Stews

What is soup a food or a drink?

Any beverage that contains protein, carbs, minerals and vitamins, etc. is a food.

Soup is served as a beverage in Chinese culture, during the meal--not tea.

Soup is versatile. It can be served as a food and is most often classified as one, but it can be drunk as a beverage.

Think of it this way, soup is a combination of various sizes, flavors, and types of food floating in a complementative drink, which is why most people do not accompany their soup with a beverage. However, there are soups heavy, and thick enough to be considered a solid food, and ones light enough to, as mentioned above by another user, be considered a drink, such as broths.

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Food & Cooking
Drinks and Beverages

Does orange juice really help your memory?

Yes.

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Drinks and Beverages
Ingredient Substitutions
Fruit and Vegetable Juices

How much lemon juice concentrate is equivalent to one lemon?

3 tbsp is equal to one medium sized lemon.

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Drinks and Beverages
Adjectives and Articles

What are some adjectives to describe milk?

White

Cold

Refreshing

Chilling

Tasty

Creamy

milky

delicious

smooth

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Alcoholic Beverages
Drinks and Beverages
Liquor
Alcohol Content

What is FL-3 Liquor license in India?

An FL3 license is used to run bar in a hotel, for getting this you will have to apply to the commissioner, The prohibition and excise department, capital of your state, along with no objection certificates from local administration, that is municipality or corporation like that, Fire Department, Health Department, Police Department by remitting certain fees (the amount depend upon the city which you applied for). There are consultants for this to get. You will have to have great patience and approach to do this.

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Food & Cooking
Drinks and Beverages

Can you get kas orange drink in the UK?

Apparently not! Been trying for ages!

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Calorie Count

How may calories are in Pacifico beer?

Pacifico beer is 145 calories.

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Drinks and Beverages
Drinking Water

Is Crystal Clear flavored water healthy for you?

Yes it is. All water, no matter what brand or flavor, is in fact good for you.

However, flavored water can often be high in sugar, so best to stick to plain water or perhaps fruit juice.

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Drinks and Beverages
Carbonated Beverages

What makes soda or a soft drink so addictive?

Colas and some other soft drinks will have caffeine in them which can be mildly addictive, however a short period of abstinence from colas will at the worst cause a mild headache for a day or two.

I believe that the combination of caffeine and sugar magnifies the effects of both ingredients.

But peer pressure plays it's part as well.

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Science
Chemistry
Drinks and Beverages
The Difference Between

What is the difference between purified water and distilled water?

AnswerThe Difference between purified water and distilled water is that purified water has been filtered to certain specifations depending on whoever or whatever is filtering the water. It may include different minerals that naturally exist in water. Distilled water is what scientist use to do experiments or what you would put into your iron. Distilled water contains absolutely nothing else. It is Pure H2O and when boiled or steamed will leave behind no impurities or minerals. Distilled water can actually kill you if you drink too much of it. Because of its property of having nothing else to it, it will cause an imbalance in your cells swell and burst. It has the opposite but same effect of drink sea water. It will dehydrate you. But it is perfect for scientific or cleaning purposes. Not for drinking!
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Carbonated Beverages
Pepsi
Dr. Pepper

Is Dr Pepper a Pepsi or Coke product?

It is neither. Although, Dr Pepper became insolvent in the early 1980s, prompting an investment group to take the company private. Several years later, Coca-Cola attempted to acquire Dr Pepper, but was blocked from doing so by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Around the same time, Seven Up was acquired from Phillip Morris by the same investment company that bailed out Dr Pepper. Upon the failure of the Coca-Cola merger, Dr Pepper and Seven Up merged (creating Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., or DPSU), giving up international branding rights in the process. After the DPSU merger, Coca-Cola obtained most non-U.S. rights to the Dr Pepper name but, did not fully take the product.

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Drinks and Beverages

Why can't you mix milk and orange juice?

If you mix milk, orange juice, and a pinch of sugar, you get a drink that tastes a bit like a Dreamsicle. However, it needs to be drunk quickly, because the orange juice has a high acid content and can curdle the milk and make it sour. Be careful when you mix the two.

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Nutrition
Drinks and Beverages

What is the difference between whole milk and sterilized milk?

You are talking about 2 different things. Whole milk is milk that has not been "skimmed" or had its milk fat removed. Whole milk contains about 4% milk fat, while reduced-fat milk varieties may contain 1 or 2% milk fat. Skim milk has no milk fat left, and is also called "fat free" milk.

Pasteurization is the sterilization process by which foods, including milk, are treated in order to kill pathogens which can cause disease. Any variety of milk may be pasteurized. In fact, whole, 2%, 1% or skim pasteurized milk are widely available in most grocery stores in the United States and Canada.

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School Subjects
Drinks and Beverages

What are the flavors of Calypso Lemonade?

Natural Lemonade

Zero Natural Lemonade

Kiwi

Pineapple Passion

Southern Peach

Ocean Blue

Black Cherry

Tropical Mango

Mandarin

Strawberry

Strawberry Zero

Triple Melon

Limeade

Rasberry Pink

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Units of Measure
Drinks and Beverages
Cooking Measurements

How many pints are in a quart?

2

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Drinks and Beverages

Is Perrier seltzer water?

Yes it is.

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Alcoholic Beverages
Drinks and Beverages
Alcohol Content

How much sugar in 1 oz of alcohol?

If it's pure alcohol... none.

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