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A carbonated beverage
A carbonated beverage

A drink, or beverage, is a liquid specifically prepared for human consumption. In addition to basic needs, beverages form part of the culture of human society. A Canada goose drinking A lion drinking Drinking is the act of consuming a liquid through the mouth. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (872x1767, 116 KB) |} File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Drink Soft drink Carbonation User:ShadowHalo/Images ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (872x1767, 116 KB) |} File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Drink Soft drink Carbonation User:ShadowHalo/Images ... For other uses, see Liquid (disambiguation). ... This article is about modern humans. ... For other uses, see Culture (disambiguation). ...

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Types of beverage

Water

Main article: Drinking water

Despite the fact that most beverages, including juice, soft drinks, and carbonated drinks, have some form of water in them; water itself is often not classified as a beverage, and the word beverage has been recurrently defined as not referring to water. Tap water Mineral Water Water of sufficient quality to serve as drinking water is termed potable water whether it is used as such or not. ... Impact from a water drop causes an upward rebound jet surrounded by circular capillary waves. ...


Essential to the survival of all organisms,[1] water has historically been an important and life-sustaining drink to humans. Excluding fat, water composes approximately 70% of the human body by mass. It is a crucial component of metabolic processes and serves as a solvent for many bodily solutes. Health authorities have historically suggested at least eight glasses, eight fluid ounces each, of water per day (64 fluid ounces, or 1.89 litres),[2][3] and the British Dietetic Association recommends 1.8 litres.[1] The United States Environmental Protection Agency has determined that the average adult actually ingests 2.0 litres per day.[3] For other uses, see FAT. Fats consist of a wide group of compounds that are generally soluble in organic solvents and largely insoluble in water. ... Physical Features of the Human Body The human body is the entire physical structure of a human organism. ... Santorio Santorio (1561-1636) in his steelyard balance, from Ars de statica medecina, first published 1614 Metabolism (from μεταβολισμος(metavallo), the Greek word for change), in the most general sense, is the ingestion and breakdown of complex compounds, coupled with the liberation of energy, and the consequent generation of waste... For other uses, see Solvent (disambiguation). ... A substance is soluble in a fluid if it dissolves in the fluid. ... The litre or liter (see spelling differences) is a unit of volume. ... The British Dietetic Association is a professional association for dietitians founded in 1936. ... EPA redirects here. ...


Distilled (pure) water is rarely found in nature.[4] Spring water, a natural resource from which much bottled water comes, is generally imbued with minerals. Tap water, delivered by domestic water systems in developed nations, refers to water piped to homes through a tap. All of these forms of water are commonly drunk, often purified through filtration.[5] Laboratory distillation set-up: 1: Heat source 2: Still pot 3: Still head 4: Thermometer/Boiling point temperature 5: Condenser 6: Cooling water in 7: Cooling water out 8: Distillate/receiving flask 9: Vacuum/gas inlet 10: Still receiver 11: Heat control 12: Stirrer speed control 13: Stirrer/heat plate... A spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the ground surface. ... A 1. ... A water tap Tap water (running water) is part of indoor plumbing, which became available in the late 19th century and common in the mid-20th century. ... Domestic water supply or system (DWS) is a comprehensive term for the potable water supply systems in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings. ... A developed country is a country that is technologically advanced and that enjoys a relatively high standard of living. ... Spigot redirects here. ... This article is about operation of solid-fluid separation. ...

Download high resolution version (635x936, 120 KB) Fifty years ago, frozen orange juice was just a flavorless commercial flop. ... Download high resolution version (635x936, 120 KB) Fifty years ago, frozen orange juice was just a flavorless commercial flop. ... For other uses, see Orange juice (disambiguation). ...

Alcoholic beverages

Main article: Alcoholic beverage

An alcoholic beverage is a drink containing ethanol, commonly known as alcohol, although in chemistry the definition of an alcohol includes many other compounds. Alcoholic beverages, such as wine, beer, and liquor have been part of human culture and development for 8,000 years.[6] Alcoholic beverages An alcoholic beverage is a drink containing ethanol, commonly known as alcohol, although in chemistry the definition of an alcohol includes many other compounds. ... Grain alcohol redirects here. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Wine (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Beer (disambiguation). ... Spirits redirects here. ...


Non-alcohol beverages

Main article: Non-alcoholic beverage

Non-alcoholic beverages are drinks that would normally contain alcohol, such as beer and wine but are made with no more than .5 percent alcohol by volume. The category includes drinks that have undergone an alcohol removal process such as non-alcoholic beers and de-alcoholized wines. A non-alcoholic beverage is a beverage that contains no alcohol. ... For other uses, see Beer (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Wine (disambiguation). ...

Hoppy, a low alcohol beer Low alcohol beer (also, non-alcoholic beer, small beer, or small ale or near-beer) is beer with very low or no alcohol content. ... For other uses, see Wine (disambiguation). ... Cider has different meanings in the United Kingdom and the United States. ...

Soft drinks

Main article: Soft drink

The name "soft drink" specifies a lack of alcohol by way of contrast to the term "hard drink" and the term "drink", the latter of which is nominally neutral but often carries connotations of alcoholic content. Beverages like colas, sparkling water, iced tea, lemonade, squash, and fruit punch are among the most common types of soft drinks, while hot chocolate, hot tea, coffee, milk, tap water, alcohol, and milkshakes do not fall into this classification. Many carbonated soft drinks are optionally available in versions sweetened with sugars or with non-caloric sweeteners. A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... For other uses, see Cola (disambiguation). ... Bubbles in carbonated water float to the surface. ... This article is about the drink. ... This article is about the drink made with lemons. ... A bottle of squash Squash (sometimes called cordial; however, see the definitions below) is a highly-sweetened (and often fruit-based) concentrate, which is mixed with a liquid, most commonly water, before drinking. ... A fruit drink usually consisting of juices from Apples, Cherries, and Pineapples. ... For the beverage, see Hot chocolate. ... For other uses, see Tea (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Coffee (disambiguation). ... A glass of cows milk. ... A water tap Tap water (running water) is part of indoor plumbing, which became available in the late 19th century and common in the mid-20th century. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A strawberry milkshake topped with whipped cream and strawberry syrup A milkshake is a sweet, cold beverage which is made from milk, ice cream, and sweet flavourings such as fruit syrup or chocolate sauce (in Canada and most regions of the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... This article is about sugar as food and as an important and widely-traded commodity. ... Sugar free redirects here. ...


Hot beverages

A cup of coffee
A cup of coffee

Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 392 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 392 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... For other uses, see Coffee (disambiguation). ... An infusion is a beverage made by steeping a flavoring substance in hot or boiling water. ... For other uses, see Coffee (disambiguation). ... A cappuccino poured with latte art into two rosettes. ... For other uses, see Coffee (disambiguation). ... Espresso brewing, with a dark reddish-brown foam, called crema or schiuma. ... Café au lait, literally coffee with milk, is a French coffee drink prepared by mixing coffee and scalded (not steamed) milk. ... It has been suggested that Yiannis Dritsas be merged into this article or section. ... For other uses, see Coffee (disambiguation). ... Milk and coffee mixing in a Latte A Café mocha is a variant of a cafe latte. ... A latte For the type of pillar found in the Marianas Islands, see Latte stone. ... For the beverage, see Hot chocolate. ... Cider in a pint glass Cider (or cyder) is an alcoholic beverage made primarily from the juices of specially grown varieties of apples. ... Cider in a pint glass Cider (or cyder) is an alcoholic beverage made primarily from the juices of specially grown varieties of apples. ... Mulled wine Mulled wine, also known by the German name Glühwein and the French name vin chaud, is wine, usually red wine, combined with spices and usually served hot. ... For other uses, see Tea (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Tea (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Chai (disambiguation). ... Green tea (绿茶) is tea that has undergone minimal oxidation during processing. ... Pearl milk tea Bubble tea, pearl milk tea (Chinese: 珍珠奶茶; pinyin: zhēnzhū nǎichá), or boba milk tea (波霸奶茶; bōbà nǎichá) is a tea beverage mixture with milk. ... For other uses, see Tea (disambiguation). ... Herbal tea An herbal tea, tisane, or ptisan is an herbal infusion not made from the leaves of the tea bush (Camellia sinensis). ... A roasted grain beverage is a hot beverage made from one or more cereal grains roasted and processed into crystal or powder form to be reconstituted later in hot water. ...

Other

Some substances may either be called food or drink, and accordingly be eaten with a spoon or drunk, depending on solid ingredients in it and on how thick it is, and on preference: For other uses, see Spoon (disambiguation). ...

For other uses, see Soup (disambiguation). ... Yoghurt Yoghurt or yogurt, less commonly yoghourt or yogourt, is a dairy product produced by bacterial fermentation of milk. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Greenhalgh, Alison (March 2001). Healthy living - Water. BBC Health. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  2. ^ The Benefits of Water. Cleveland Clinic. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  3. ^ a b Chapter 3, Exposure Scenario Selection (PDF) p. 8. EPA (May 2000). Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  4. ^ Water Links. Center for Science in the Public Interest. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  5. ^ Brief History of Drinking Water. American Water Works Association (2007). Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  6. ^ Arnold, John P. Origin and History of Beer and Brewing: From Prehistoric Times to the Beginning of Brewing Science and Technology. 

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Measuring drinks

UK US
Unit fl. oz (UK) ml fl. oz (US) ml
dash 1/48 0.592 1/48 0.616
teaspoon 1/8 3.55 1/6 4.93
tablespoon 1/2 14.2 1/2 14.8
fluid ounce or pony 1 28.413 1 29.574
shot, bar glass or jigger 3/2 42.6 3/2 44.4
can of Coke 11.6 330 11.2 330
pint 20 568 16 473
bottle of spirits 24.6 700 23.7 700
bottle of wine 26.4 750 25.4 750

See also

Wikibooks
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Image File history File links Wikibooks-logo-en. ... Wikibooks logo Wikibooks, previously called Wikimedia Free Textbook Project and Wikimedia-Textbooks, is a wiki for the creation of books. ... A Canada goose drinking A lion drinking Drinking is the act of consuming a liquid through the mouth. ... A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... The Nutrition Facts table indicates the amounts of nutrients which experts recommend you limit or consume in adequate amounts. ... Wikibooks Bartending has a page on the topic of Cocktails A cocktail is a style of mixed drink made predominantly with a distilled beverage, such as vodka, gin, whiskey, rum, or tequila, mixed with another drink other than water. ... Look up soda in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A glass of cows milk. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Greenhalgh, Alison (March 2001). Healthy living - Water. BBC Health. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  2. ^ The Benefits of Water. Cleveland Clinic. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  3. ^ a b Chapter 3, Exposure Scenario Selection (PDF) p. 8. EPA (May 2000). Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  4. ^ Water Links. Center for Science in the Public Interest. Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  5. ^ Brief History of Drinking Water. American Water Works Association (2007). Retrieved on 2007-02-19.
  6. ^ Arnold, John P. Origin and History of Beer and Brewing: From Prehistoric Times to the Beginning of Brewing Science and Technology. 

For other uses, see BBC (disambiguation). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... “PDF” redirects here. ... EPA redirects here. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... American Water Works Association (AWWA) is a international professional organization dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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