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Mickey is a "dangerous" alcoholic drink. What did he contain?
In slang, a Mickey Finn (or simply a Mickey) is a drink laced with a psychoactive drug or incapacitating agent (especially chloral hydrate) given to someone without their knowledge, with intent to incapacitate them. Serving someone a "Mickey" is most commonly referred to as slipping someone a mickey.
Which of the following is a bottom-fermented beer?
Baltic Porter is a very high alcohol, sweet, robust porter that originated in the Baltic states. Baltic Porter reflects both the character of original British Porters and the character of sweeter, highly alcoholic Russian Imperial Stouts.
Which of these stages of beer production is the last?
Filtration of the mash
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea. Beer is brewed from cereal grains — most commonly from malted barley, though wheat, maize (corn), and rice are also used. During the brewing process, fermentation of the starch sugars in the wort produces ethanol and carbonation in the resulting beer.
What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?
key lime and herbs
Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.
Coffee was originally decaffeinated using what toxic chemical?
The first commercial decaffeination process relied on benzene, the highly carcinogenic crude-oil derived hydrocarbon that is a critical component in gasoline, styrene foam, and as a precursor to nylon production. In 1903 German coffee merchant and inventor Ludwig Roselius developed the world’s first commercially viable coffee decaffeination process. He involved steaming green coffee beans with acidified water and then washing them with a solvent solution of benzene to remove the caffeine from the beans before the roasting process.
Which common beverage was widely used as a really helpful medicine?
Earl Grey tea
The bitter-tasting quinine was added to the drink as a prophylactic against malaria. Tonic water was originally intended for consumption in tropical areas of South Asia and Africa, where that disease is endemic. Originally, no sugar was added. Most tonic water today contains a less significant amount of quinine, so the taste is much milder.
What is the meaning of the label "Reserva" on a Spanish wine?
aged for at least one year
aged for at least two years
aged for at least three years
aged for at least five years
In Portuguese and Spanish wines, the requirements vary between regions, but typically, when used on a label "Reserva" means that the wine was aged for at least three years in the cask and bottle, at least one of which must have been in the cask.
Which of the following beverage brands is the oldest?
Schweppes is a beverage brand founded by Johann Jacob Schweppe in Geneva in 1783 to sell carbonated water. The popular American brands were introduced over 100 years later: Dr Pepper in 1885, Coca-Cola in 1886 and Pepsi in 1893.
French champagne is made from grape vines called ...
chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and riesling
chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier
chardonnay, viognier and syrah
chardonnay, cabernet franc and pinot gris
Primarily, the grapes Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, and Chardonnay are used in the production of almost all Champagne, but a tiny amount of pinot blanc, pinot gris, arbane, and petit meslier are vinified as well. Champagne appellation law allows only grapes grown according to appellation rules in specifically designated plots within the appellation to be used in the production of champagne.
What is the main ingredient of beer?
Water is the main ingredient of beer, accounting for 93% of its weight. Though water itself is, ideally, flavorless, its level of dissolved minerals, specifically, bicarbonate ion, does influence beer's finished taste.