Scotland Battles Alcohol Crisis With Minimum Alcohol Pricing | NBC Left Field

By Brian Lemay 18 comments

And let’s say, as the government, you wanted to do something about that. There’s restricting alcohol or banning alcohol sales. We’ve seen how that’s gone before. There’s taxation: raising prices on all alcohol. But come May 1, Scotland will become the first country to try a third strategy: minimum alcohol pricing. Here’s the gist: This […]

Alcohols You Should Just Drink Straight

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Buying quality liquor can be an intimidating experience, whether it’s picking out the perfect birthday gift for a connoisseur, or expanding an alcohol repertoire previously reliant on whatever cheap stuff you drank in college. But taking the easy route and adding booze to mixers and cocktails is a missed opportunity. Choosing a high quality alcohol […]

Savory Slow Cooker Red Wine Pot Roast!

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(bright, happy music) – Hey friends, thank you guys so much for tuning in to Cook with April. As you know, I’ve teamed up with Holland House Cooking Wines, a line of flavor-enhancing premium cooking wines to create delectable slow cooker recipes this fall season. Today, I will be making Red Wine Pot Roast in […]

Wine Tasting Tips : How to Describe a Wine’s Flavor

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Describing a wine’s flavor is sometimes difficult for people. It doesn’t make much sense to me, because we all grew up describing food. Maybe we’ve gotten a little too lackadaisical; maybe the ways we describe food is like yuk, yum, delicious, give me more of that. We can definitely describe wine flavor like yuk, yum, […]

What Do Artificial Sweeteners Actually Do to Your Body?

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Apparently, no calories does NOT equal no consequences, and artificial sweeteners, like the kind you may find in diet drinks, may be just as bad for you as sugar, with your brain and your gut responding in surprising ways to that delicious, synthetic sweetness. The FDA has approved six artificial sweeteners as a low-calorie or […]

Keith Eats Everything At Taco Bell

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Drunkards and stoners alike have always wondered: What’s the best thing to get from Taco Bell? What’s the best use of my five dollars? Well, I’m here to be a hero because today, I’m “livin’ más” and I’m eating everything on the Taco Bell menu. What’s a good Spanish word? Bien! *Theme song plays* We’re […]

탄산음료로 슬러시 만드는 방법 (How To Make Slushie From Carbonated Drinks)

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How To Make Slushie From Carbonated Drinks It’s so hot! I need something cool! When you’re thirsty, isn’t a cool drink better than ice? Step 1. Shake the carbonated drink vigorously. Step 2. Put in the freezer. After 2 hours 40 minutes (Freezer temperature -18ºC) Oh? Still not frozen? Step 3. Open the lid slightly […]

Godinger Beverage Server with Stand

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FOR SURE, IT IS OUR SHOWSTOPPER. [MUSIC]>>HOST: SO THIS IS AN INCREDIBLY GORGEOUS BEVERAGE SERVER THAT COMES ON THIS CUNNING HIGH POLISH STAND. IS HI HOW YOU ENTERTAIN IN STYLE.– STUNNING THIS IS HOW YOU WOW PEOPLE IN CIO. WHETHER P IT IS MOTHER’S DAY OR FATHER’S DAY YOU CAN PREPARE DELICIOUS BEVERAGES WHETHER IT […]

NZC in Food and Beverage Level 4

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Do you want to be the one who gets the hospitality jobs you apply for? Thinking restaurants, thinking working hospitality, come and do NorthTec’s Level 4 Food and Beverage course. You’ll get your LCQ certificate, work in restaurants, work events, you’ll learn how to run a bar, take orders, serve food appropriately and all while […]

Dr. Phil Tells A Father He Is Enabling His Daughter’s Alcohol Addiction: ‘You Make It Possible, P…

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Amanda is living at my dad’s house. I think it’s a very unhappy, toxic place. I don’t think it’s a toxic environment at all. Her father’s house is one step below a homeless encampment it looks that bad. This room I don’t think is that bad. I don’t think the bathroom’s bad. How many years […]