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Top 10 Types of Beer

The answer to your first question is yes, there are 10 types of beer. In fact, there are many more than that, which is how we can arrive at a Top 10 in the first place. Speaking of first place, this list is in no particular order. Tastes vary, after all, and these beers are

Booze, Politics and State Control

Most of the tippling public is given to understand that Prohibition ended amid many celebratory clinking glasses in December 1933, but the truth is that a subtler form of liquor control has persisted to this day. State-controlled liquor sales are nothing new to the industry, although many would likely be surprised to find what kind

Alcohol: The Making Of

How Different Types of Alcohol Are Made To the drink-loving layperson, the making of alcohol may seem a bit like magic. A little of this, a little of that, ferment, ferment and voila! Booze. But, how does it really happen? Fermentation is the unifying theme among beer, wine and liquor, although what is being fermented