Origins of Alcoholic Beverages

Origins of Alcoholic Beverages

Drinking is a usual habit for many people around the world. Cocktail, wine, vodka, beer, name it, they are all alcohol. The most popular drinking habit comes from the U.S. It's like every people had an alcohol prepared for every single day in their house. Getting someone drink in order to acquaint with him/her maybe one thing you do. While traveling, you may also want to bring your alcohol with you, or buy it along the way. If you are one of the alcohol lovers, then check this signature drink of some country in the world.

Singapore Sling

Who doesn't know this famous drink? Most of the bar serves this drink since it's always become one of the favorite. As its name, it is invented in Singapore. In around the 20th century, a bartender at Raffles Hotel has made this ingredient. The red color is the signature of Singapore Sling. This red alcohol mainly comprises of gin, Cointreau, and Pineapple juice. Other substance added in the process. If you want to try the original taste of Singapore Sling, then it might be a good idea to visit Long Bar at Raffles Hotel, Singapore. On the top note, you have to prepare $30 to drink it.


‘Have it stirred, not shaken', this sentence hear familiar, isn't it? This is how martini's made. Martini is also one of the famous drinks over the world, with how it made traditionally. Found in the U.S., uses the mix of gin and dry vermouth. The signature of a martini is the olive. There's a place to drink the most expensive martini cost $1,000. You may hold your breath to hear the cost but a very rich and anxious people are willing to pay that much. What makes it so expensive is not the martini itself, but instead of olive, there's a diamond put in as a garnish. If you interested, you can visit Algonquin Hotel, New York.

Pina Colada

Invented in Puerto Rico, it has been a long thoughts drink since Ramon ‘Monchito' Romero keep trying to make this perfect blend of pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and white rum as long as 3 months. His effort has been paid as his creation burst to the out world, and the government declares it as a national drink. The best place to drink it is where the first time it was being invented, Oasis Bar at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan.

The Daiquiri

Based on sweet rum, and invented in Cuba. A lot of story passing by about how it was invented. One of the most legend told is it comes from the American mining engineers who work in Santiago. Their ingredients are lime juice, syrup, and white rum. You may want to visit the old bar, El Floridita in Havana.


Can't be more famous as an alcohol beverage all over the world. The easiest way to get alcohol in a lighter way, it is beer. Absolutely, you can find beer anywhere, at any time. It is the oldest history of alcohol. The researcher has been sure that beer has been produced since Mesopotamian times. U.S. is the largest amount consuming beer. The best thing to drink beer is the biggest beer festival, Munich's Oktoberfest. You can really enjoy your time finding various beers from wheat beer to dark ale.