Tag: Trivia

Prohibition Trivia: Fun Trivia about National Prohibition in the U.S.

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Prohibition trivia is about National Prohibition in the U.S. It existed from January of 1929 until December of 1933. That is, it lasted almost 14 years. Enjoy prohibition trivia and share your favorite with family and friends. I. Prohibition Trivia Residents of some towns were absolutely convinced that alcohol caused all crime. Therefore, as Prohibition …

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Alcohol Proof and Alcohol by Volume: Definitions and Explanations

Alcohol proof. What is it? Is it different in different countries? How did it get that name? You’ve come to the right place for answers. I. Gunpowder Test So what’s alcohol proof? In the early 1700s, people measured the alcohol content of distilled beverages by using gunpowsder. That is, they would “prove” the beverage acceptable. …

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Fun Facts & Myths about Alcohol and Drinking

Fun facts and alcohol trivia are here. If you enjoy alcohol trivia, you’re in the right place! Did you know that  Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence in a tavern?  That the  U.S. Marines’ first recruiting station was in a bar? Or that the world’s oldest recipe is for beer? There …

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Prohibition Bootleggers: People and Trivia  

Prohibition bootleggers numbered in the many hundreds of thousands. They supplied the strong demand for alcohol. Most were very small-time operators. But many weren’t. Of course, one of the biggest and certainly the best-known was Al Capone. Unfortunately, there are other interesting bootleggers who remain little-known. Important is the fact that they reveal some of …

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Alcohol and the Body Trivia: 12 Surprising Fun Facts!

Alcohol and the body trivia is fun! Discover surprising facts about alcohol and the body. Share what you learn with friends. Please remember that none of this information is advice. That should come from your doctor. Alcohol and the Body Trivia The human body creates alcohol constantly. It can’t live without making it. The process …

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Politicians and Alcohol Trivia: Fun Facts on Politics & Alcohol

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Alcohol has always been an important part of American life since the first European settlers landed. Indeed, the Mayflower cut short her voyage and landed early. The reason? The supply of beer on board was running low. Discover little-known facts about politicians and alcohol. And share your new trivia with friends! Politicians and Alcohol Paul …

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Alcohol Word Trivia: Fun with Alcohol Words and Letters

Alcohol word trivia is fun!   Discover trivial alcohol words and share them with your friends. I. Alcohol Word Trivia “Cwrw” is the Welch word for beer. The Welch  pronounce it “koo-roo.”1 Mai Tai means “out of this world” in the Tahitian language.2 What’s the difference between  whiskey and whisky? (Other than one includes the …

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Wine Trivia: How Much Do You Know about Wine?

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Wine trivia is fun! Enjoy these bits of trivia, some of which may surprise you. Then share your discoveries with your friends and family. They’ll enjoy them too. I. Wine Trivia Vintners make most white wine from red grapes.1 As it ages white wine gets darker. But red wine gets lighter as it ages.2 Poor …

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