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Food History
61.0k viewsCrazy Facts About the History of BeerBeer is more than just a beverage. The history of beer dates back thousands of years, and it has helped shape the course of civili...
Ancient History
32 voters10 Fascinating Alcoholic Drinks From Ancient SocietiesToday's alcoholic beverages range from canned Strawberritas to expertly crafted cocktails, but modern bartenders aren't the first ...
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15.3k viewsTimes Beer Changed HistoryThere are so many ways beer changed history, you have to wonders what kind of world we would live in if the vital, hoppy nectar ha...
Old Stuff
64.9k views16 Times Alcohol Profoundly Changed HistoryAlcohol often plays an important role in celebrating the most momentous events in history. The French share glasses of wine on Bas...
Old Stuff
1.4k votersWhich Historical Figure Would Win In An All-Night Drinking Competition?History overflows with heavy drinkers. What would happen if some of them went up against each other in an all-night drinking compe...
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108.2k viewsWhat Kind Of Booze Were Americans Getting Drunk On Through History?The history of alcohol in America, from colonial cider drinkers to prohibition hooch smugglers, shows the lengths Americans went f...
Alcohol
9.7k viewsWomen Dominated The Beer Industry For Centuries, Until Men Decided They Were WitchesFor thousands of years, the history of beer was dominated by women. Ancient people worshipped female beer goddesses, female brewst...
Food History
43.7k views10 Ingenious Ways Booze Was Hidden During ProhibitionMark Twain once said, "It is the prohibition that makes anything precious." The United States learned that lesson the hard way not...
Old Stuff
18.6k viewsWere Medieval People Really Drunk On Beer And Wine All The Time?A popular theory claims that medieval Europeans didn't have access to clean water. As a result, they were forced to drink wine and...
Food History
3.6k votersU.S. Presidents & the Booze They Drank, RankedThe history of presidential drinking starts with George Washington, who actually had the largest whiskey distillery in America at ...
Food History
17.6k views17 Times Wine Changed the World and Altered HistoryWe all know that wines can liven up a dinner party, and that a little wine can be the perfect end to a long day. But did you know ...
History
15.0k views12 Brewing Companies That Couldn’t Be Stopped by ProhibitionThe 18th Amendment didn't do a whole lot in the way of making America sober up. It did, however, do a lot of damage to businesses ...
US History
19.1k viewsThe Insane True Story Behind America's History with AlcoholWise prophet Homer Simpson famously described alcohol as "the cause of and solution to all of life's problems" and it turns out he...
Old Stuff
115.0k viewsFor A Brief Moment In The '90s, Zima Was Popular - Until People Tasted ItPeople who grew up in the 1990s may feel some nostalgia when thinking about Surge, Shark Bites, or other discontinued foods from t...