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Survey Shows Pre-Loading Rife Among Young People

The latest annual alcohol poll by FARE (Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education) found that only 38 per cent of young people were asked for their IDs when buying alcohol. It also found that pre-loading and drinking with the intent

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Smart Phone Gives a Hangover Pick-me-up Advice

Not-for-profit group Hello Sunday Morning, believes the mobile phone has a role to play in changing people’s binge drinking mentality. The group has launched an app which will help users take note of how much they are drinking and change

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Is The Popularity of Game of Thrones Bringing Back this Ancient Brew?

Due to the popularity of Game of Thrones, mead seems to be making a comeback. The world’s oldest alcoholic drink was consumed by the ancient Egyptians, Vikings and Romans and now the modern world. It is predominantly a honey based

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Would You Buy Alcohol at Starbucks?

If you’re visiting The USA soon you may be able to enjoy your tipple at your favourite  coffee shop. Starbucks might start serving alcohol at select locations in the San Francisco, Bay Area. The coffee giant has apparently applied for

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What makes Beer so Refreshing?

Why is it that on a hot day we would rather reach for a cold beer than almost any other drink? Well according to researchers the refreshment we get from an ice cold beer is as a result of a

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Exploring the Health Benefits of Beer

Beer and craft beer in particular is growing in popularity and perhaps you have your favourite brew but did you know that beer is one of the oldest drinks and has numerous health benefits. Beer contains carbohydrates, water, protein and

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How Your Date of Birth Affects How You Drink

Could your star sign have an impact on your drinking habits? Apparently your personality does have an impact on how you drink. And if you believe in star signs, your personality and drinking habits are impacted by your star sign.

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Funny Youtube Videos Not telling the Whole Story

Those videos (like the one above) that we laugh at on YouTube of people behaving silly when drunk don’t always show the full picture. Videos like this are somewhat irresponsible because they make light of a serious issue – binge

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t know about Alcohol

These weird alcohol facts are  taken from DiscoverMagazine.com. You probably didn’t know this about your booze, According to experts fermented beverages were made as early as 100,000 years ago, when people first spread out of Africa. According to the Drunken Monkey

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What Jobs Make You Crave a Stiff Drink?

Have you noticed how people in some careers tend to drink more than others? Which jobs make people want to down a stiff drink or two at the end of the day? According to a survey conducted in The United

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