The beverage is a drink artificially prepared and of an agreeable flavor. The word “Beverage” has been derived from the Latin word “bever”
Beverages play important roles in human culture. Common types of drinks including plain drinking water, milk, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, juice, and soft drinks.
Beverages may be further classified into two
- Alcoholic beverage
- Non-alcoholic beverage
1. Alcoholic beverage
Alcohol has been widely consumed since prehistoric times by people around the world, as a component of the standard diet, for hygienic or medical reasons, for its relaxant and euphoric effects, for recreational purposes, for artistic inspiration, as aphrodisiacs, and for other reasons.
Alcoholic beverages can be addictive and the state of addiction to ethanol is known as alcoholism.
Alcoholic beverages can be classified as