alcoholic beverage

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n alcoholic beverage a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent "alcohol (or drink) ruined him"
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Usage

In literature:

Neither do they drink alcoholic beverages for the simple reason that they have not got them and do not know what they are.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
However, I would advise never using alcoholic beverages.
"What a Young Woman Ought to Know" by Mary Wood-Allen
Thus, through most of the winter of 1874 no alcoholic drinks were publicly sold as a beverage in the county.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Coffee is the most popular and most extensively used non-alcoholic beverage in Greece, as it is throughout the Near East.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Some of the states have even enacted laws that no alcoholic beverage of any kind may be sold within their borders.
"The Destroyer" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
But, I'll admit, the wood-alcohol beverage conceals complications.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
While speaking of diet I omitted saying that ice-water should be shunned almost as if it were an alcoholic beverage.
"Harper's Round Table, September 3, 1895" by Various
By fermentation it yields an alcoholic beverage, from which a spirit for drinking is distilled in the West Indies and Brazil.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
Alcoholic beverages for example are especially deleterious.
"Dietetics for Nurses" by Fairfax T. Proudfit
The beverages that hold a large proportion of alcohol, the "ardent spirits," are made by distillation.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
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In news:

Bad news for moms-to-be: Drinking even a few alcoholic beverages per week during pregnancy could lower a baby's IQ by a few points, a new study has found.
Pregnant women who have as little as one alcoholic beverage per week may risk their child's IQ potential in the process.
The Yuma Police Department reminds residents planing to celebrate Thanksgiving with alcoholic beverages to never drive while intoxicated.
Let's say that like most people, and most physicians, you enjoy an alcoholic beverage from time to time.
Beam Completes Third Phase of Vistaar Technologies' Beverage Alcohol Pricing Solution Implementation .
The alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage industries are no different and are benefitting from this ever expanding consumer.
It may not be one of the top holidays linked to drinking and driving, but New Jersey authorities are reminding those who are celebrating this St Patrick's Day not to get behind the wheel after they've had a few alcoholic beverages.
IRVING, Texas --The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission is investigating the business where a Dallas Cowboys player might have gotten so drunk early Saturday morning that he drove his car off the road and killed the teammate riding with him.
New Jersey 's Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control on Thursday announced a settlement that bars Deena Cortese from Spicy Cantina & Mexican Grille in Seaside Heights.
Liquids like coffee, tea, alcoholic beverages and soda can damage keyboards beyond repair, because they can be sticky and may leave a residue behind.
In the aftermath of an assault that allegedly took place early Saturday at Tap & Parlour, D.C.'s Alcoholic Beverage Control board has voted 5-0 to summarily suspend its liquor license , which is shared by jazz club Bohemian Caverns.
With a lawsuit pending that challenges the election allowing liquor by the drink in Pigeon Forge, the State Alcoholic Beverage Commission has issued licenses to serve it to four businesses there.
A St Clair Township convenience store will still be able to sell alcoholic beverages Monday through Saturday following a recount held Tuesday by the Columbiana County Board of Elections.
Budweiser is hardly the only alcoholic beverage shown in "Flight," which earned $25 million in its debut weekend and is likely to remain popular with audiences.
ST LOUIS — Anheuser-Busch's Michelob Ultra brand has launched a new iced tea and lemonade-flavored alcohol beverage that's inspired by the golf course.
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