Alcohol virgin. help me?!

Question: Alcohol virgin!. help me!?
i don't drink alcohol but i'd like to know about alcohol!. please tell me the different types along with their colours!. and what the heck is beer, distilled spirits, etc!?Www@FoodAQ@Com


GIN - a colorless alcoholic beverage made by distilling or redistilling rye or other grain spirits and adding juniper berries or aromatics such as anise, caraway seeds, or angelica root as flavoring!.

VODKA - originally distilled from fermented wheat mash but now also made from a mash of rye, corn, or potatoes!.

RUM - distilled from cane juice, or from the scummings of the boiled juice, or from treacle or molasses, or from the lees of former distillations!. also, sometimes used colloquially as a generic or a collective name for intoxicating liquor!.

WHISKEY - distilled from grain, potatoes, etc!., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States!. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley!.

TEQUILA - an alcoholic liquor distilled from the fermented juice of the Central American century plant Agave tequilana!.

BRANDY - an alcoholic liquor distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice!.


Liqueurs are flavored spirits prepared by infusing certain woods, fruits, or flowers, in either water or alcohol, and adding sugar, etc!. Others are distilled from aromatic or flavoring agents!.


RED WINE - wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes!.

WHITE WINE - any wine of a clear, transparent color, bordering on white, as Madeira, sherry, Lisbon, etc!.; -- distinguished from wines of a deep red color, as port and Burgundy!.

ROSE WINE - pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began!.

CHAMPAGNE - a sparkling white wine made from a blend of grapes, especially Chardonnay and pinot, produced in Champagne!.

SPARKLING WINE - any of various effervescent wines, such as champagne, produced by a process involving fermentation in the bottle!.

VERMOUTH - a sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used chiefly in mixed drinks!.


LAGER - a type of beer of German origin that contains a relatively small amount of hops and is aged from six weeks to six months to allow sedimentation!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Good answer, just wanted to add the ale:

An ale yeast is called top fermenting because of its tendency to flocculate (gather) at the surface of the brew during the first few days before settling to the bottom!.

To brew an ale, fermentation must take place in warmer temperatures for the yeast to multiply and do its magic!. Ales are usually higher in alcohol and will be noticeable fuller and more complex!.


There are also other types of ales and lagers!.
For example, stouts is a specific type of ale that is dark in color and generally has chocolate/coffee notes to it!. Like Guinness!.
Other type of ales are porters, milds, and wheat beer!.

Other types of lagers are pilsners, octoberfest, bock, and dunkel!. These are generally lighter in color and less complex compared to ales!. Your typical lagers are Budweiser and Heinken!.

Wines are also a complex!. Beyond just the standard "red and white" wines, these can be broken down even further by the type of grape that is used and the region the vineyard is and where the wine was cultivated!.
White wines:
Pinot Grigio
White Zinfadel
Sauvignon Blanc
and many many more!.

Red Wine:
Chianti Classico
Pinot Noir
Cabarnet Sauvignon
and many more!.

And, don't worry about being a "virgin," most people learn about alcohol by experiencing the bar scene!. You will eventually learn your preferences!. Plus, don't be worried to ask the bartender questions about different drinks!.

Excellent question Girly G!
Beautiful answer SheildGambit!.!.!. I learned quite a bit! Thumbs up for you :) Here's hoping you get best answer! :)
Thumbs up for Aly as well!!!! :)Www@FoodAQ@Com

You clearly have internet access, surely it would be easier for you to google this rather than throw out a question to the public which requires a detailed response!. I also can't believe you're asking this, you must be very young or very naive!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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