NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
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Water is the first non alcoholic beverage.
It has no taste
It has no colour
Aam Panna is an Indian drink renowned for its heat resistant properties.
It is made from green mangoes and it is used as a tasty and healthy
beverage to fight against the intense Indian summer heat.
Apart from being tasty this drink also looks good due to its refreshing light
the direct orange analogue of lemonade, is also made, with brands such as
Minute Maid, and blends like cherry orangeade and lemon-orangeade
are also made in some places with recipes being commonly available.
Aguas frescas (Spanish or Portuguese for "fresh waters") are a
combination of fruits, cereals, flowers, or seeds blended with sugar and
water to make light non-alcoholic beverages. They are popular in
Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and the United States.
• Cola is a carbonated beverage that originally contained caffeine from
the kola nut and cocaine from coca leaves, and was flavoured with
vanilla and other ingredients.
• Most colas now use other flavouring (and caffeinating) ingredients
with a similar taste and no longer contain cocaine.
is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing
black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian spices
and herbs. Originating in South Asia, the
beverage has gained worldwide popularity,
becoming a feature in many coffee and tea
Hot chocolate, also known as hot cocoa, is a heated beverage typically
consisting of shaved chocolate, melted chocolate or cocoa powder,
heated milk or water, and sugar. Some make a distinction between hot
chocolate made with melted chocolate versus powdered, calling the
former drinking chocolate. Drinking chocolate is also characterized by
less sweetness and thicker consistency.
is a popular, traditional, yogurt-based drink from India and Pakistan. Lassi
is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes, fruit. Traditional lassi
(a.k.a., "salted lassi", or simply, "lassi") is a savory drink, sometimes
flavored with ground and roasted cumin. Sweet lassi, however, contains
sugar or fruits, instead of spices.
Lemonade is a lemon-flavored drink sweetened with sugar. In different
parts of the world, there are variations on the drink and its name. Pink
lemonade and frozen lemonade are also prepared. Limeade substitutes
out the lemons for limes.
is a blended and sometimes sweetened beverage made from fresh fruit
(fruit smoothie) and in special cases can contain chocolate or peanut
butter. In addition to fruit, many smoothies include crushed ice, frozen
fruit, honey or contain syrup and ice ingredients. They have a
milkshake-like consistency that is thicker than slush drinks. They can
also contain milk, yogurt or ice cream
Squash (also called cordial, barley water) is a non-alcoholic concentrated
syrup that is usually fruit-flavoured and usually made from fruit juice,
water, and sugar or a sugar substitute. Modern squashes may also
contain food colouring and additional flavouring. Some traditional
squashes contain herbal extracts
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling
water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. After
water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a
cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavour that many people enjoy.