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Red Bull and Vodka is Scientifically Proven to Start Fights, Study Says

Red Bull and Vodka is Scientifically Proven to Start Fights, Study Says

Mixing vodka and Red Bull is a popular concoction for those trying to stay alert while drinking. However, a new study published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research suggests this potent mix compounds the effects of heavy drinking, and increases the “risk of fighting, violence, and participation in risky behaviors.”’ In other words, Red Bull […]

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Archaeologists Dig Up Oldest Evidence of Mesopotamian Beer in Ancient Cups

Archaeologists Dig Up Oldest Evidence of Mesopotamian Beer in Ancient Cups

Researchers have discovered some of the earliest chemical evidence of beer in 2,500-year-old clay drinking vessels in northern Iraq. The ceramic cups, excavated in Khani Masi, contain the oldest evidence of beer in Mesopotamia, showing the “chemical signature” of fermentation as well as of barley.

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New Aldi Advent Calendars Have 24 Days’ of Wine and Cheese

New Aldi Advent Calendars Have 24 Days’ of Wine and Cheese

Last year VinePair reported with much excitement on Aldi’s wine-filled advent calendars, but there was just one kicker: they were only available in U.K. stores. This year, U.S. drinkers will be pleased to know the boozy Christmas calendars will go on sale in Aldi’s North American supermarkets. The Kitchn reports that the wine advent calendar […]

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Captain Morgan’s Pumpkin Spiced Rum Is Back In Time For Fall

Captain Morgan’s Pumpkin Spiced Rum Is Back In Time For Fall

Though fall won’t officially begin this year until Saturday, September 22, Captain Morgan is officially calling time on summer with the re-release of its limited-edition Jack-O’Blast Pumpkin-Spiced Rum. This year will mark the third consecutive year the limited-edition release has been offered, catching consumers’ eyes with its pumpkin-shaped, 750-ml bottles.

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California Church Serves Beer During Services, Will Open Brewery

California Church Serves Beer During Services, Will Open Brewery

A California church is growing its following in an unexpected way: serving beer and wine during Sunday services. The Greater Purpose Community Church, based in Santa Cruz, Cal., recently relocated to a new space described as a “food lounge” with “plenty of beer taps,” fox8.com reports. The food lounge is a temporary space for the […]

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Even Aldi is Cashing In on the ‘Natural’ Orange Wine Trend

Even Aldi is Cashing In on the ‘Natural’ Orange Wine Trend

German-based supermarket chain Aldi has a reputation for selling award-winning wines at extra-value prices. Now, the chain is cashing in on the growing “natural” orange wine trend. On Saturday, August 11, Aldi’s U.K. stores will begin selling an 85 percent Chardonnay and 15 percent Sauvignon Blanc blend, which will retail at £5.99 (roughly $8). In […]

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