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24

Sep

Is your booze tasty or bitter? Your genes decideTaste genes that influence bitterness have been linked to ‘supertasters’ who are averse to bitter flavors found in kale or coffee.

Is your booze tasty or bitter? Your genes decide
Taste genes that influence bitterness have been linked to ‘supertasters’ who are averse to bitter flavors found in kale or coffee.

18

Aug

Drink up! 200-year-old booze found in shipwreckThe bottle was brewed using spring water from the Taunus Mountains area of Germany.

Drink up! 200-year-old booze found in shipwreck
The bottle was brewed using spring water from the Taunus Mountains area of Germany.

18

Jul

How to make a basil gimletThis cocktail is an flavorful alternative to the tired and true gin martini.

How to make a basil gimlet
This cocktail is an flavorful alternative to the tired and true gin martini.

27

Jun

Would you take a pregnancy test — in a bar?Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state’s rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.

Would you take a pregnancy test — in a bar?
Researchers in Alaska hope to reduce their state’s rate of fetal alcohol syndrome by bringing free pregnancy tests where they might do the most good.

22

Apr

Powdered alcohol: Federal agency giveth … and then taketh awayDashing the hopes of frat boys everywhere, approval for the dehydrated booze was initially granted by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau — but the agency is having second thoughts.

Powdered alcohol: Federal agency giveth … and then taketh away
Dashing the hopes of frat boys everywhere, approval for the dehydrated booze was initially granted by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau — but the agency is having second thoughts.

07

Apr

Twitter maps reveals which U.S. states prefer Bud Light and which prefer MerlotResearchers also looked to see which beers were the most popular in a region based on tweets.

Twitter maps reveals which U.S. states prefer Bud Light and which prefer Merlot
Researchers also looked to see which beers were the most popular in a region based on tweets.

06

Apr

Creative ways to backpack with booze

24

Jan

Pairing Girl Scout cookies with booze is a thing nowFinding the right wine or beer to complement Samoas is suddenly trendy.

Pairing Girl Scout cookies with booze is a thing now
Finding the right wine or beer to complement Samoas is suddenly trendy.

22

Jan

Is marijuana or alcohol worse for your health?Comparing the two substances is tricky, and researchers acknowledge that weed’s effects on the body may be subtler, though no less harmful, than alcohol.

Is marijuana or alcohol worse for your health?
Comparing the two substances is tricky, and researchers acknowledge that weed’s effects on the body may be subtler, though no less harmful, than alcohol.

08

Jan

Why more doctors should discuss drinking risks with patientsInforming patients of the health risks associated with binge drinking can reduce alcohol consumption, preventing health and social problems.

Why more doctors should discuss drinking risks with patients
Informing patients of the health risks associated with binge drinking can reduce alcohol consumption, preventing health and social problems.