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Deer Blood Liqueur, and Six Other Urban Legends in Booze History

Deer Blood Liqueur, and Six Other Urban Legends in Booze History

Booze makes people pretty creative. As such, it’s possible it can stretch our imaginations. There are many legends associated with alcohol throughout history, from the mythical Stingy Jack, a drunkard who roamed the earth with a hollowed-out turnip filled with hellfire, to the very real Jack Daniel, who may or may not have died from […]

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9 Common Drinking Myths – Busted!

9 Common Drinking Myths – Busted!

Every time someone tells me that they hate gin, I’m immediately suspicious. Why, you ask? Because when I press for further details, I usually discover that the person only thinks they hate gin. The reality is that they have no idea what they’re talking about. There’s a pattern with people who make these dismissive, unequivocal statements […]

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Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

In the rhythmic, cranial throbbing that is the dread poetry of a hangover, there’s one desperately repeated whisper: “Quick fix. Quick fix. Dear god, quick fix.” Whether it’s alcohol that’s still in our system or some kind of bargaining/denial borrowed from the five stages of grief, we hungover scoundrels tend to wish for an instant […]

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We Tried Washing Our Hair With Beer For 6 Days, Here’s What Happened

We Tried Washing Our Hair With Beer For 6 Days, Here’s What Happened

Recently, Time ran an article featuring Adina Grigore, author of  Skin Cleanse: The Simple, All-Natural Program for Clear, Calm, Happy Skin. Grigore advocates washing your face with water only, and rinsing your hair with beer. Naturally, that piqued our interest here at VinePair. We put our friend Hannah to the test, making her wash her hair […]

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