The History of Alcoholic Drinks

  • Beer

    Beer was the first alcoholic beverage known to civilization.
  • champagne

    French monks were the first to bottle a sparkling form of wine called Champagne, named after the Champagne region of France.
  • cider

    In a sense, the history of the apple is a history of our agrarian roots. Paleobotonists estimate that humans first discovered apples in the early Paleolithic period, some 750,000 years ago.
  • patron tequila

    patron tequila
    Patrón Silver Tequila is a smooth liquor with endless possibilities in cocktails, especially those that include fresh fruit.
  • jagermeister

    The name Jagermeister means "a master-hunter." That is why Saint Ubert, protector of hunters, is the deer symbol on the label. This drink is a mixture of 56 plants, roots, and fruit peels, that is matured for 12 months.
  • Brandy

    Most sources state that "an unknown Dutch trader invented brandy in the 16th century, by boiling wine to remove the water as a way to save cargo space." Brandewijn means 'burnt wine' in Dutch.