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Wine Is Bottled Poetry


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Wine Is Bottled Poetry

  1. 1. Wine is Bottled Poetry<br />-Robert Louis Stevenson<br />A guide to cocktail hour… well sort of.<br />4/18/2010<br />
  2. 2. A is for Absinthe<br />Absinthe (ab-sinth) is historically described as a distilled, highly alcoholic (45–74%) beverage.It is an anise-flavouredspirit derived from herbs, including the flowers and leaves of the herb Artemisia absinthium, commonly referred to as "grande wormwood". Absinthe traditionally has a natural green colour. It is commonly referred to in historical literature as "la féeverte" (the Green Fairy).<br /><br />4/18/2010<br />2<br />Many people think Absinthe is illegal....but its not.<br />
  3. 3. 4/18/2010<br />Wine<br />Wine is an alcoholic beverage, typically made of fermentedgrape juice.[1] The natural chemical balance of grapes is such that they can ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes or other nutrients.[2] Wine is produced by fermenting crushed grapes using various types of yeast. Yeast consumes the sugars found in the grapes and converts them into alcohol. Different varieties of grapes and strains of yeasts are used depending on the type of wine being produced<br /><br />
  4. 4. Vodka<br />Vodka, one of the world's most popular liquors, is composed solely of water and ethanol with possible traces of impurities and flavorings. Vodka is made from any one of these fermented substances: grain, rye, wheat, potatoes, grapes, or sugar beetmolasses. It is so popular as its ability to blend in with whatever it is mixed with is great.<br /><br />4/18/2010<br />
  5. 5. Other liquors and Spirits…<br />Rum<br />Tequila<br />Cognac<br />Bourbon<br />Scotch<br />Cordials<br />Port<br />Brandy<br />Etc…<br />4/18/2010<br />
  6. 6. 4/18/2010<br />Remember!<br />Don’t Drink and Drive!<br />