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Tras un año sin probar el #alcohol algunas conclusiones.
_ No tener resaca después de una fiesta es una maravilla.
_ Duermo mucho mejor.
_ La sensación de estar siempre consciente de todo lo que me rodea, es brutal.
_ Si salgo, me acuerdo de todo ;P
_ Mi forma física ha mejorado.
_ Es muy interesante poder ver la vida tal cual es, sin filtros.
_ No beber es un acto de rebeldía
_ Tu fortaleza mental se incrementa
Can the Hazy/NE IPA craze die already? There are way too damn many of them on the market, and the lot of them are either mediocre or bad.
It's a style I definitely enjoy when done well (see Brooklyn's Pulp Art), preferably predicated by some neutral or resinous bitterness at the end, but so many of them use the same old suspects for hops, and end up the same sticky tropical and citrus and offensively polyphenolic due to ludicrous additions of wheat and dry hops. Brewers, I assure you your bright new idea is hardly special in nearly all cases. Please dial back, or even better, actually innovate for once.
Waarom worden er altijd #dikke mensen gepresenteerd bij #acties van de #overheid op #tv om ons aan te sporen onze #gezondheid te verbeteren door #roken en drinken van #alcohol te laten en daar tegelijkertijd meer #belastingen over te heffen? #verdienmodel?
Pubers en alcohol: Nationale Ouderavond NIX18 met Erik Scherder
Je puber niet laten drinken tot zijn 18e. Dat is makkelijker gezegd dan gedaan. Hoe voer je het gesprek over alcoholgebruik met pubers? Op de eerste Nationale Ouderavond NIX18 helpen hersenwetenschapper Erik Scherder en alcoholexpert Ninette van Hasselt ouders op...
#Cannabis was never a gateway drug. It was #alcohol and #tobacco, research has shown.
And, milk (kidding).
Some very good information here...
My wife bought Advocaat today even though it's not Christmas. I know. And yet I've not filed for divorce.
Anyway, I've had a hunt for Advocaat-based cocktails that aren't Snowballs and that we could potentially make at home with what we've got. Not exactly one we found, but a 3:2 mix of rhubarb and ginger gin to Advocaat, shaken with ice, then strained, works very well and packs a bit of a punch.
New study looks again at how #alcohol influences #attraction
From 21 Sep: Silence Is Consent? … Not Now, It Isn’t - The Atlantic’s Megan Garber wrote brilliantly of the word we use to indicate something quite the op... https://www.fairobserver.com/culture/silence-is-consent-not-now-it-isnt/ #alcohol #behavior #consent #culture #megan-garber #memory #russell-brand #sexual-assault #women
Uno de los mitos más recurrentes es que los niños y lo borrachos dicen la verdad. Le contamos.
Given #RudyColludy's well-known and established habit of beginning each day with a gallon of #alcohol, it's not surprising that he doesn't remember all of his actions on January 6th. #CassidyHutchinson has no reason to invent a degrading story about #Rudy assaulting her. What we're seeing is a former aide with her own independent attorney, who isn't beholden to #Trump or his associates. We have every reason to take her #allegations seriously.
I just had two posts #censored from mastodon.social. I will never know the real reason, but both were just the longest possible sequence of tags, to reach and be visible to a large audience. I suspect what ticked the hammer off were tags referring to "prohibited" substances. namely #thc #weed #marijuana #LSD #acid #tryptamine #hallucinogenic. the posts were deleted without informing me even though I was also using tags such as "moderation" and "noalcohol" in the same post. why is it forbidden to talk positively about these blissful compounds that nature gifts us, while hyperconsumption of #alcohol, #nicotine and #coffee is normalized and even encouraged, and the elite is allowed to indulge unquestioned, including #public #officials?
#law #rules #regulation #prohibitionism #doublestandard #classwar #class #conflict #hypocrisy #establishment #elite #decadence #culture #oppression #censorship #freedom #information #substances #drugs #tolerated #moderation #user #noalcohol #nocoffee #nocigs #notobacco #nonicotine #bike #biking #parks #plants #nocars
This is rather fascinating.
We're conditioned to derive certain psychological benefits from a drink simply by holding it in our hand — that's before we've even taken a sip. And this is true whether the drink is alcoholic or not.
Some customers often make me wanna have poison in my bar. Then I remember I already serve all sorts of alcohols 🤣
And people gladly pay for it, they even ask for more 👹
That makes me feel better with my job. Defrauding bourgeois with delicious overexpensive toxic beverages :blob_cat_knife:
The Prohibition-Era Map That Celebrated Drinking https://forgottenfiles.substack.com/p/the-isle-of-pleasure-1931 #history #histodons #Alcohol #Prohibition
Can't stand olives. Don't like the smell or texture, and the taste is about what I'd imagine Satan's scrotum to be like. But they are important when making Martinis. Can't be having any of this olive juice crap; three olives on a cocktail stick, and nothing else will do. Getting vile and disgusting olives out of jars and onto said sticks is a nightmare, though. It's the 21st century. I want some sort of olive-on-a-cocktail-stick Pez-type dispenser for my Martinis.
European think tank calls for mandatory EU alcohol health labelling https://www.euractiv.com/section/alcohol/news/paris-based-think-tank-calls-for-mandatory-eu-alcohol-health-labelling/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #Alcohol #alcoholconsumption #alcohollabelling #cancer
Some women today — particularly high-income, highly educated ones — are using alcohol as a stress reliever. "Gradually, booze has become the 21st-century 'mother’s little helper,'" says Olga Khazan for The Atlantic. She talked to experts, and looked at the history of sedatives that are "meant to resign women to their fate."
One of the weird quirks of the #Utah #alcohol #law is that because spirits, wines, etc. must be sold in state stores, pricing is decoupled from supply and demand: everything is priced at a fixed markup above wholesale, decided by the state.
What this means is that some rare stuff that would be very expensive elsewhere is priced much cheaper here. But, it's hard to get, because the supply is low.
So for the last several years, the system they have developed is a totally-not-a-lottery-because-that-would-be-illegal-in-Utah that you enter for the right to buy these rare bottles at their low prices.
Anyway, if you're a Utahn who wants to buy rare liquor at low prices here's your chance: https://abs.utah.gov/shop-products/rhdp/
A COVID-19 hangover, rising prices and high energy costs are forcing many of Britain’s historic pubs to call last orders. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2023/09/04/world/society/uk-pubs-community-life/?utm_content=bufferb9f27&utm_medium=social&utm_source=mastodon&utm_campaign=bffmstdn #worldnews #society #uk #beer #drinking #alcohol #cities #buildings #covid19
'Surge pricing': la mayor cadena de pubs de #ReinoUnido cobrará 20 peniques más por pinta en los horarios de más demanda.
Random thought... why do we have alcoholics anonymous and not smokers anonymous?
Is it that for most parts of the world alcohol addiction pre-dates smoking as an addiction, or that the negative effects of smoking were only recently stigmatized?
Or maybe smoking isn't considered an addiction or one that deserves meetings about it?
"Addicts and alcoholics cannot prove their need for treatment by requesting it. They’ve gotta bleed and pee for it. And even that might not be enough."
Given the blinding #whiteness of the #industry, globally and in the #US, I definitely plan to add their delicious-sounding #SauvignonBlanc and #CabernetMerlot blend to my list of selections when I do buy and drink bottles again (I don't "collect").
If you need any support for yourself or a family member.
It's older people, mostly women, driving the rise in alcohol deaths in Scotland. Haven't seen many of the newspapers really touch on the fact that this happened through lockdown either. There were many older people drinking during lockdown. Colin points out that in relative terms, comparing these figures with the last available data for England, our rise was smaller.
Scotland's alcohol deaths hit highest level in 14 years | STV News
"Information on the number of deaths that were registered in Scotland
in 2022 which are classified as alcohol-specific. "
I'm learning how to plot data and there are really nice charts from The National Records of Scotland in the PDF...grim topic though😞
Numbers going the wrong direction.
#Alcohol #Statistics #Scotland
Must admit, my first thought was "I wonder if they'll have Writer's Tears."
Mind you, I am curious what people will make of the books they went home with once the beer/wine goggles wear off the next morning.
Kid Rock Forgets the Meaning of Hypocrisy By Enjoying a Cold Bud Light
The grift goes on. The post Kid Rock Forgets the Meaning of Hypocrisy By Enjoying a Cold Bud Light appeared first on MetalSucks.
Bread, dairy, etc. influences are a symptom of the root problem… Same agency that sets guidelines also regulates AND promotes those agricultural sectors. Divided mandates!
The best analysis I've ever come across is this article by Willett and Stampfer from SciAm in 2003 (since placed behind a paywall or removed?). Here is an alternative copy...
Their proposed pyramid was pretty good and had *whole* grains at the foundation.
Notice these important differences with the #3USDA ‘pyramid’…
Plant oils at every meal
Lower limit on dairy foods
Nuts and legumes are separated from meat
Potatoes are not grouped with vegetables
Explicit, use-sparingly ‘white’ food group, including potatoes
Butter is included in the use-sparingly meat group
#Alcohol recs are unclear now.
They also called out trans-fats and deceptive labeling.
I went into more detail back in 2004/2009…
*Revised to add author info to link and graphic.
booze is a menace
so little makes me tipsy
Social wrestling match!
*Genetically, mother's side, we lack enough enzymes to process alcohol (me too). A blessing, as on my Dad's side, they are prone to excess.
**Please look at my work if wine is ok. I don't want to trigger anyone.
DUI arrest prompted Key Biscayne officer to draw taser :
The police report says the case began when an officer saw that a Ford F-150 pickup truck almost lost control when the driver made a U-turn on Crandon Boulevard.
#Alcohol #Drivingundertheinfluence #DUI #EdwinMedinaVargas #FrankSousa #KBPD #Taser
#InconvenientTruth: We live in the post-#Luty & post-#FGC9 era.
At this point banning #firearms and doing #prohibition is as foolish as trying to ban #alcohol, #tobacco, #drugs of all kind and #sexwork.
All #VictimlessCrimes need to be canceled from the books and all victims of these need to be rehabilitated and reparated in compensation.
After all the proliferation does not coincide with more violence, thus people, not guns, are the problem!
🍺 How Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Gloria Steinem Fought For Your Right to Get a Beer
Hard Solo: Why are people concerned about a new alcoholic soft drink? https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/hard-solo-why-are-people-concerned-about-alcoholic-soft-drink/twjhxh4b5 #alcohol #healthlaw #marketing
Bad Ass Swizzle: https://zirk.us/@noplasticshower/110850936534581388
Battle Cosmo: https://hachyderm.io/@troutgirl/110851515695621148
Rotting Hay Cooler: https://mastodon.online/@libationlegacy/110851500440254496
Necessary Red Tonic:
[me bc it's red]
Gin & Chronic:
“So you wanted both a cosmo and a gin and tonic but made one drink instead of two? Sounds like a party!”
[drink maker's partner]
S̶e̶a̶Febreze or "Cosmopolitan but the polis is mostly London"
[my friend AT]
#namingRights #booze #drinks #alcohol #cocktail
A #boozeHounds question, fielded from the home office here in Scottsdale, Arizona: What might one call "Two ounces of cranberry juice, an ounce of gunpowder gin, a half ounce of vodka, a dash of triple sec, and a bottle of tonic water"?
So, today is said to be #Beer's day and I'm reminded of this blog #post https://braciatrix.com/2020/04/06/31beerherstories-mega-list/
In Brazil we have Natives from different ethnicities fermenting manioc and corn into a #beverage known as "cauim" but also a whole range of #alcohol made from #fermenting local fruits (the continental dimension of the country makes northern fruits exotic/rare in the South and vice versa, so there's no national consensus).
Artisan fruit liqueurs are more widespread but they don't count as beer 😊
A new creation inspired by today’s #TrumpIndictment
The Orange Menace
1 oz Aperol
1 oz Triple Sec (De Kuyper)
1 oz Acid-adjusted Orange Juice (1.5g of 5:2 citric to malic)
1 oz vodka (Tito’s)
4 drops of 20% saline
Shake with ice and double strain ingredients into a chilled martini glass. Flame orange oil over the top. Garnish with a picked feather-cut orange peel wrapped Luxardo cherry.
In Scotland, for some unaccountable reason, we have many words meaning "drunk" including bleized, bluitert, bladdered, bungfu, chackit, fleein, fou, fuddelt, hammered, jaked, mingin, rairie, stottin, stotious, stovin and many more. But one, "steamin", has an interesting origin.
In 1841, a law was passed in Scotland limiting the sale of #alcohol in an attempt to curb the growing issues of alcoholism. The law stated that only a "bona fide'" traveller could purchase alcohol on a Sunday for their "comfort".
Two weeks after the law was passed, pleasure steamers began the first Clyde Cruises on a Sunday where it was possible to partake of strong #beer and #whisky. The original "booze cruise".
"Steamin", meaning drunk, enters the vocabulary.
This is a photo of "Waverley", the world's last seagoing paddle steamer, as she steamed down the Kyes of Bute.
Really happy to hear the union might save Anchor after all. As someone who's not from SF, I thought this long read in Defector about the company history and what it meant to the city was excellent. And man, Sapporo fucked over both the workers and their brand, didn't they #alcohol
I've been following and also partaking in what some call #sobercurious with much interest, as people very close to me affected by #alcoholism. The UK is very much a drinking culture, but this article gives me hope that people, particularly the younger generation, are finding that #alcohol isn't necessary to socialise https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/jul/20/sober-alcohol-consumption-britain-drinking-culture
So #amazon has practically gotten rid of it's "free to you" section on prime video in Germany, replacing it with "free with ads" which 'eh, isn't great because I pay a prime subscription, but fine, whatever..
BUT Amazon claims they've no control over the ads that are shown to viewers after I contacted them asking to opt-out of ads featuring/glorifying the consumption of alcohol.
My latest Active Transcript is for the Andrew Huberman podcast episode on Alcohol's effects on the brain and body. It's an excellent, information rich episode of an incredible podcast. It discusses the impacts of different levels of alcohol consumption and the science various myths and lore such as hangover cures. If you drink, you really should listen to or read this episode. #alcohol #accessibility #transcripts #HubermanLab
Things that are important to me that might be important to you:
I am #queer, #neurodivergent, and, frankly, a #weirdo. Also a #dad, a retired #journalist, #tech industry veteran. I don't drink #alcohol (don't mind if you do, I just am finished with it) but I love #weed. I like to #read but have a hard time finding the time these days. I love to promote #art, #music and other kinds of #creative expression.
Today I'm celebrating 6 months alcohol free!
I'm not sure if he will see this, but I would like to personally thank @gbosslet. He was brave enough to share his own story on the bird site. This inspired me and I reached out to him personally for help. He recommended a couple books to read and what worked for him. Thank you so much for taking the time to answer and help a complete stranger.
Old-fashioned Whiskey Cocktail: now and then
Saw a dream last night where I woke up in a slight hangover and heard from my friends that I was partying with them and actually drinking the whole night. I had been having some special sparkling wine that a customer offered and found good strong imperial stouts in a local pub.
I was horrified. Why did I do that?
I woke up, this time really woke up, feeling groggy, grabbed my phone, checked my long forgotten Untappd account.
It still said: "The best 0,0% beer in the sauna. This might be my last check in, because I've decided to stop drinking poison (ethyl alcohol). I don't need to tell you why. Everyone should think why drink, NOT why not to to drink. Adiós!", dated 23. August, 2020.
While looking at old cocktails books to see how they used calvados, I came across this recipe in Harry of Ciro's ABC of Mixing Cocktails (1927). I'd never heard of caloric punch, nor its Swedish alter-ego for that matter, but now I am intrigued...
Also, who the fuck was "Robert", and was that even his real name?
So many questions.
"In Shaper’s view, alcohol’s supposed health benefits were an artifact of number crunching. Writing in the Lancet, he lobbed the academic equivalent of a verbal grenade: 'It seems that any analysis which uses non-drinkers or occasional drinkers as a baseline is likely to be misleading.'” —Tim Requarth for Slate
Welcome to the Blackstar Bar. You don’t have to be an old school Bowie boy or punk but it helps, maybe, just a bit, not really 🤣 what’s your tipple?. Mines currently a budvar dark lager & Tennessee Fire. Cheers Prost❗️#saturday #beer #alcohol #starter #bar #blackstar
If any of the hashtags appeal, maybe give us a follow? #bowie #punk #industrialmusic #funkandsoul #poetry #musicbooks #ToriesOut #counterculture #fungi #brutalism #occulture #magick #art #attitude #collage
OK Mastodon, let's see if you can help with a #JournoRequest
The USA imported 70% more calvados in 2022 than it did the year before.
I'd like to talk to a US importer who can give me some market insight and offer an opinion on how thirsty the states might be for calvados in 2023 and '24.
Who should I contact?
Moderate #drinking has no health benefits
“The review found that the risks of dying prematurely increase significantly for women once they drink 25 grams of #alcohol a day, which is less than two standard cocktails containing 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits, two 12-ounce beers or two 5-ounce glasses of wine. The risks to men increase significantly at 45 grams of alcohol a day, or just over three drinks”
Yesterday I was in a pub all night up to the closing time at 3am. A friend asked me: "Are you still sober?". I was kinda surprised about the question and the follow up questions "Yes, and I haven't thought of the subject at all since the last time you asked about it last summer."
So, the follow up questions like "Is it difficult?" and the statements like "How brave", I respect that" got me thinking. Why would it be difficult or brave? I've been sober for almost 3 years and it's who I am. I'm not addicted or suffered from it so for me it's neither especially brave or difficult. I appreciate the sentiment though.
Let me tell you a story.
Couple of years ago I was a craft beer enthusiast and, sommelier for a restaurant and a rather successful craft beer blogger on the rise. I had tasted over 5000 different beers. Sounds like fun? Well, it was, until it wasn't.
I drank from 4 to 15 beers during every week. On regular work days I rarely drank. Never in the morning. I always tasted couple of beers, often a bit more. Those beers were from 6 to 15 ABV.
I never considered myself alcoholic, but nowadays I know it's not even a proper term. Every user kinda is alcoholic, it traps you. You get sheer joy of a though going for a pint with friends. But I learned alcohol is bad for you whether you like it or not. I had always known that but I started to understand it over the years.
This is a long story, but back in 2013 after a binge drinking incident I suffered from a year long dissociation. I have GAD already and started my second time in therapy. I decided to stop spirits. I wonder why didn't stop all together, but I thought beer is different. It was my hobby after all and I didn't want to kill my hobby.
Years went by and I liked tasting different beers. My anxiety worsened over time. I really didn't like about the fact that even one beer made it so bad. I had considered quitting alcohol for years.
Then, one day after a pretty bad hangover I decided. This is it. I will no longer drink. That day was 9th of August, 2020.
I used alcohol quite "normally", even though I know today you simply can't use alcohol "moderately". There is no moderate way to jump off a cliff. Alcohol ruins everything.
I recommend books by Allen Carr, Craig Beck, Catherine Grey and Annie Grace. I read all of them and more. We should start treating alcohol the same way we treat smoking. It's harmful and we know it.
There's more to this story but I'm happy to lead a sober life. During these couple of years free from substances I've been healthier and felt better than ever before in my life. My childhood joy, curiosity and focus is back on track.
An academic report shows that minimum pricing for #alcohol in #Scotland has saved hundreds of lives. NB it was held up for years by legal challenges led by the Scotch Whisky Association led by (later #Brexit negotiator) Lord #Frost. In January, another report showed the #Scottish law caused no shop closures. Frost seems to have a habit of being wrong about everything