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Here’s The Scientific Reason It’s Better To Drink Whiskey On The Rocks

Here’s The Scientific Reason It’s Better To Drink Whiskey On The Rocks

whiskeyandwings August 17, 2017 0

Serious whiskey drinkers insist that it tastes better on the rocks — that is, diluted with a little water — and, with the help of computer simulations, scientists now know why. The distinctive taste of whiskey

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One in Eight American Adults Is Now an Alcoholic, Study Says

One in Eight American Adults Is Now an Alcoholic, Study Says

whiskeyandwings August 15, 2017 0

A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate of alcohol use disorder, or what’s colloquially known as ‘alcoholism’, rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One in

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Don’t Mix Those Cool Copper Mugs and Alcohol

Don’t Mix Those Cool Copper Mugs and Alcohol

whiskeyandwings August 11, 2017 0

Copper mugs are popular for some cocktails, but you may want to think twice before using one. Iowa’s Alcoholic Beverages Division has released an advisory bulletin on copper mugs and alcohol. It notes that the

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Booze in Space: The Universe Is Drowning in Alcohol

Booze in Space: The Universe Is Drowning in Alcohol

whiskeyandwings July 28, 2017 0

A cold beer on a hot day or a whiskey nightcap beside a coal fire. A well earned glass can loosen your thinking until you feel able to pierce the mysteries of life, death,

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Is Your Steak Really Done When Your Hand Says It Is?

Is Your Steak Really Done When Your Hand Says It Is?

whiskeyandwings July 27, 2017 0

When it comes to detecting when your steak is done, there are those among us who eschew meat thermometers in favor of using what’s known as the touch-test method. But does this form of

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The Reverse Sear Steak is the Tip to Know this Summer

The Reverse Sear Steak is the Tip to Know this Summer

whiskeyandwings July 18, 2017 0

At this point, we’ve heard—probably literally—a million different ways to grill a steak. Char-grilled, flat top, cast-iron skillet… Hell, we’ve even heard about steak cooked in water. But a “new” method that’s popped up recently

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Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

Temple Study: Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Preserves Memory & Protects Brain Against Alzheimer’s

whiskeyandwings June 22, 2017 0

The Mediterranean diet, rich in plant-based foods, is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM)

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Scientists Built a Synthetic Tongue to See if Your Whiskey is Legit

Scientists Built a Synthetic Tongue to See if Your Whiskey is Legit

whiskeyandwings June 10, 2017 0

Many snobs will tell you it takes decades of work and expertise to be able to distill, identify, and appreciate a fine whiskey. But now with the power of science you can tell the

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The Best Way to Barbecue, According to Science

The Best Way to Barbecue, According to Science

whiskeyandwings May 26, 2017 0

Unless you’re master barbecuer Ron Swanson himself, your grill game could probably use a little work — and fast, considering Memorial Day’s just around the corner. Thankfully, science is here to help. Greg Blonder

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Scientists Once Nuked Beer to See if It’d Still Be Drinkable After an Atomic Blast

Scientists Once Nuked Beer to See if It’d Still Be Drinkable After an Atomic Blast

whiskeyandwings April 19, 2017 0

When a nuclear bomb goes off, the destruction is as horrifying as it is extensive. Buildings crumble, almost anything combustible ignites, and scores of people die – some instantly, yet many more through burns

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