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Booze used to make hand sanitizer is free from taxes under the coronavirus stimulus package, as breweries and distillers ditch beer and vodka for sanitizing gels

President Donald Trump signed into law a $US2 trillion stimulus package meant to stabilise the American economy during the coronavirus outbreak. A section of the package says alcohol companies are temporarily exempt from excise taxes on alcohol used to make hand sanitizer. Tito’s vodka recently announced plans to make an […]
Booze used to make hand sanitizer is free from taxes under the coronavirus stimulus package, as breweries and distillers ditch beer and vodka for sanitizing gels
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10 interesting uses for vodka that you probably didn’t know

Vodka can be used to disinfect a variety of surfaces in your home. The clear liquor can help repel pesky bugs such as mosquitoes. Vodka is also an ideal choice for removing bad odours from clothing and the inside of your mouth. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Vodka may […]
10 interesting uses for vodka that you probably didn’t know
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7 places to visit if you love vodka

Poland and Russia are both home to national vodka museums that educate visitors about the history and traditions of the spirit in each respective country. In Sweden, Absolut Vodka offers its own museum that is complete with a bar and restaurant. Considered to be one of the southernmost bars in […]
7 places to visit if you love vodka
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17 unique vodka flavours you can try

Vodka is one of the most popular spirits in the US. INSIDER rounded up some unique flavours of vodka you can purchase now, like blueberry-pancake-flavored vodka and bacon-flavored vodka. You can also purchase marshmallow-flavored vodka or vodka that tastes like pickles. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. If you love […]
17 unique vodka flavours you can try
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The scientific reason hangovers are the absolute worst

Common symptoms of a hangover like headaches, nausea, and anxiety are caused by chemical changes in your body and brain that accompany drinking. Alcohol suppresses a hormone called vasopressin, which normally prevents you from urinating too much. Without it, you pee more and become dehydrated(cue morning headache). Other chemicals called […]
The scientific reason hangovers are the absolute worst
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17 alcohol brands you didn’t realise were owned by celebrities

Many celebrities have created, collaborated with, or invested in wine labels and liquor brands. Nick Jonas has his own premium tequila line, Villa One Tequila. A variety of stars are owners or partial owners of tequila labels, including George Clooney, Sean “Diddy” Combs, and Justin Timberlake. Actors Aaron Paul and […]
17 alcohol brands you didn’t realise were owned by celebrities
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15 celebrity-owned liquor brands, ranked by the price of a bottle

More and more celebrities are launching their own liquor brands. Since George Clooney sold Casaamigos tequila to Diageo for $US1 billion in 2017, it seems everyone is trying to get in on the act. The latest star to get onboard is Nick Jonas, who just launched his own premium tequila […]
15 celebrity-owned liquor brands, ranked by the price of a bottle
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How Jay-Z and Diddy used their fame to make millions in the spirit industry

Zack O’Malley Greenburg discusses how hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Diddy leveraged their fame to create million-dollar brands. Greenburg is the author of “3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop’s Multibillion-Dollar Rise.” Jay-Z launched Armand de Brignac and Diddy has a deal with Diageo’s Ciroc vodka. Visit the Business section […]
How Jay-Z and Diddy used their fame to make millions in the spirit industry