This chapter focus on the different types of beverages that include alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Some of the alcoholic beverages are wines, beers and spirits drinks. Some of the non-alcoholic beverages that are coffee, tea, and juice. In addition, this chapter talk about the operation of bars, hotels, and restaurants and the inventory control that is involve in the industry. To conclude this chapter, the writer talk about the liquor liability, the laws and the trends in the beverage industry.
Key Words and Concepts:
Alcoholic Beverage – Example: People love to buy alcoholic drinks for their guesses at a party or reunion.
Beer – Example: I can’t drink beer after my By-Pas surgery because the stomach could growth back to its normal size again.
Brandy – Example: Brandy is a drink that is smooth and fruity with a touch of sweetness and is considered a spirits alcoholic drink.
Champagne – Example: When we celebrate the New Year we usually drink champagne at 12 o clock to welcome the new Yew Year.
Cognac – Example: Cognac is considered to be the brandy in the world.
Dram shop legislation – Example: Bar owners need to follows the Dram shop regulation to have a successful business.
Fermentation – Example: Is the second step of making wine.
Fining – Example: Is the process were the wine is filtered and remove all type of particles that are still in the wine.
Fortified Wines – Example: Are the wines that are considered to be the sweeter among others wines because they have Sherries, ports, Madeira and Marsala.
Hops – Example: Is one of the four ingredients in making a beer. These ingredients are water, malt, yeast and hops.
Inventory Control – Example: Inventory control is a system that allow a manager to manage merchandise in a store.
Liquor – Example: People like to mix liquor with nonalcoholic drinks,
Malt – Example: Is one of the four ingredients in making a beer (grain). These ingredients are water, malt, yeast and hops.
Mashing – Example: Is the term for grinding the malt and screening out any bits of dirt.
Must – Example: Is the grape that are destemmed and crushed which make the juice that is extracted from the grapes.
Nonalcoholic Beverage – Example CocaCola, bottle water and juices are examples of nonalcoholic drinks.
Prohibition– Example: Whiskies became very famous during the prohibition time.
Proof – Example: Is the percentage that represent the alcohol level in the content of the label.
Sparkling Wine Example: People at night club love to drink Moet that is considered a sparkling wine.
Spirit – Example: Brandy is an example of distilled drinks.
Vintage – Example – Are red wine that is stronger that white wine and take more years to reach their peak. .
White Spirits – Example: People love to drink vodka, rum and tequila at Hispanic party that are considered white spirits alcoholic drinks.
Wine – Example: My Favorite wine is called Manischewitz that contained a varieties of grapes wine no less than 51% Concorde.
Wine and Food Pairing – The sommelier suggested appropriate pairings of wine with food.
Wine Tasting – Example: Is when a person determine the favor of a wine by tasting and smelling.
Wort – Example: Is the liquid that is obtained after the mashing process in making a beer.
Yeast – Example: Is the skin of the grapes that helped the wine to convert to sugar that controlled the sweatiness or dryness in the wine. Also it help to determine the taste of the beers.