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ICYMI: First there were beer slushies, now you can make your own

Tokyo - Japanese beer slushie innovator Kirin Ichiban launches the home-sized frozen brew machine, less than two years since his frosty beverages hit the scene.

Op-Ed: North Charleston man facing federal charges over $.89 refill

North Charleston - A North Charleston man is now facing federal charges over an $0.89 drink refill. Christopher Lewis says he was not aware that refills at the VA Medical Center in North Charleston were not free.

Diageo doubles bid for India's United Spirits, shares surge

London - Diageo launched on Tuesday a new $1.9-billion offer to take control of Indian whisky maker United Spirits as the British drinks giant chases expansion in emerging markets.The doubled offer worth 1.

Campari buys Averna brand, eyes US cocktail bars

Rome - Italian drinks company Campari on Tuesday announced it was buying the owner of the Averna digestif brand in a 103.75 million euro ($143.34 million) deal and said it hoped for a boost from new trends in the United States.

Can coffee cut cancer risk?

New evidence suggests that daily coffee consumption may cut a person’s risk of developing a form of liver cancer. Coffee also prevents diabetes, a known risk factor for liver cancer.

Internet lords keep .wine bottled for now

San Francisco - Internet overseers are keeping .WINE and .

Toms thrives mixing business with social good

Vancouver - From putting shoes on poor children's feet to providing Internet from balloons in the sky, Internet Age companies are catching on to the power of mixing business with social good.TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie championed the idea at a prestigious TED conf...

Yahoo serves up Yelp user reviews

San Francisco - Yahoo on Wednesday began serving up Yelp reviews in US search results as it sought to win users away from Google."We're thrilled to announce that we've partnered with Yelp," Yahoo product management senior director Anand Chandrasekaran said in a blog p...

Op-Ed: Whisky review #2: Jameson Special

Dublin - In the second of our series of whisky reviews we're going to look at Jameson Irish Whiskey, a beautifully smooth blended whisky.

Charity warns over Neknominate drinking craze

London - Health experts in Britain on Wednesday warned of the dangers of the online drinking game Neknominate, which has been blamed for several deaths.The craze involves people filming themselves consuming large amounts of alcohol rapidly, then nominating some...

Pernod Ricard knocked back by sales drop in China

Paris - Global drinks giant Pernod Ricard issued a profit warning on Thursday, blaming a 20-percent drop in thirst for its products in China, and announced cost-cutting.The net half-year result fell by 2.0 percent to 839 million euros ($1.15 billion), and the ...

In U.S. 'natural' food may be anything but

Washington - In the United States, pre-packaged foods loaded with artificial ingredients and chemicals can make it onto grocery store shelves boasting the label "natural."Why? Because in America, there is no definition of "natural.

Beer tasting with a robotic twist

Paris - Spanish researchers have created an electronic "tongue" capable of distinguishing between beer varieties and their alcohol content.

Vodka key to Russian men's high death rate

Paris - Vodka was a key contributor to the high death rate of Russian men under 55, according to researchers who highlighted the near-immediate, life-extending benefits of cutting back.

Diageo purchases Peligroso tequila brand

London - Britain's Diageo, the world's biggest producer of alcoholic drinks, announced on Monday that it has bought premium tequila brand Peligroso for an undisclosed amount.

Colombia gets tough on drunk driving

Bogot - Colombia is cracking down on drunk driving, imposing a fine nearly 50 times the country's minimum monthly wage as it tries to set an example for Latin America.

How to keep fine wines for longer

Once a bottle of wine has been opened it needs to be drunk fairly quickly otherwise the wine goes off. This effect is worse with whites than reds. Preserving wines for longer has recently become the subject of a science study.

Economic burden of alcohol abuse in the U.S. revealed

Excessive alcohol use causes a large economic burden to states and the District of Columbia, costing an average of $2.9 billion per state, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Most of Montreal's water unsafe to drink

Montreal - The city of Montreal issued a boil-water advisory, leaving around 1.3 million people without safe, clean drinking water.

Caffeine-enriched chewing gum to stay awake without coffee?

Stuck in a very important meeting and can't keep awake? Frequent trips to the washroom is a no-no so looks like coffee is out. Luckily for all those that need an energy boost, Wrigley's has the solution.

Oscars: Governors Ball Preview serves it up Special

As the annual Governors Ball Red Carpet Preview takes place, the minute the curtain is open, most press head right toward Chef Wolfgang Puck.

Watch US Marines drink cobra blood in Thailand

The video shows US Marines learning jungle survival skills in the Thai Navy drinking cobra blood as part of the training syllabus. The ladies, having won the right to go into combat with the men, aren't exempted.

Beep drink is back in Nova Scotia

Halifax - Farmer's Dairy in Nova Scotia is bringing back its sugary orange drink 'Beep' for a limited time beginning this Monday and it's creating quite a buzz in social media circles.

Mother allegedly leaves child in car, to drink margaritas

A mother in Texas has been arrested for allegedly leaving her two year old child in a car while she was drinking margaritas inside a restaurant.

Blackburn Rovers manager banned for 18 months after drunk-driving

Knutsford - Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has been charged £1,800 and banned from driving for 18 months, after being convicted of drinking and driving.

Op-Ed: Bartender impresses audience with 100 sake bomb dominoes

It currently appears that everybody is after their five minutes of YouTube fame, and this bartender is no exception. In a task that was executed to perfection, he calmly drops 100 sake bombs into a collection of cold beers, much like a set of dominoes.

Drink you spray into your mouth available this summer

Turbo Tango, a foamy orange drink which you can spray into your mouth, arrives on UK shelves this summer - and its manufacturer expects it to be a hit with teens.

Man wins £9million in lottery ends up drinking himself to death

Keith Gough and his wife Louise won £9million in 2005. Among the items they bought were a BMW and racehorses. They also bought an executive box at Aston Villa Football Club.

Frenchman charged with being 'drunk in charge of a lawnmower'

For one man in France this year's May Day celebrations finished before they had begun after police pulled him over for being drunk in charge of a motorised lawnmower.

CIC acquires minor stake in London-based alcohol company

China Investment Corp (CIC) , China's sovereign wealth fund, has acquired 1.1 percent of Diageo, the London-based world's biggest alcoholic drinks dealer.
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