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alcopop

A popular term for any of the alternative beverages that were formulated in response to an increase in the US federal wine tax in the early 1990s. The spirits industry responded by moving away from wine coolers to malt-based alcoholic beverages including "hard" lemonades and fruit coolers and drinks.

alcopop

Substance abuse A cider, juice or other beverage which has been commercially 'spiked' with a low amount of alcohol–eg, ±5%; some authorities believe alcopops may lead to future heavier alcohol use. See Alcohol, Wine cooler.
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Flavoured alcoholic beverages (FABs) such as Bacardi Breezers, Reef and Archers Aqua are more sophisticated than the original alcopops such as Hooch.
"We've also witnessed particularly strong growth in the sale of wines and the continued popularity of alcopops."
The groups sent a similar letter to BATF director Bradley Buckles asking the agency to revoke label approvals for alcopops until manufacturers produce evidence "that the products are not aimed at and widely used by persons under the legal drinking age."
'Can you at least check, hindi lang alcopops, baka may iba pa diyan, that all products that are meant to be sold to adults are only sold to adults,' the senator told store owners during a weekly press briefing in Malate, Manila.
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"We worked to develop a plastic non-spill alcopop bottle, but then we realised that we could also wipe out the danger of getting their drinks drugged and spiked in the process.
The result is that alcopops have been sold as a variant of beer, making Datamonitor conclude that the drinks are here to stay.
According to the World Health Organization, these drinks account for around a quarter of all alcopop sales in Switzerland, according to the World Health Organization.
Senator Pia Cayetano on Friday called for a pull out of alcopops, a flavored alcoholic beverage, from store shelves and urged manufacturers to change its packaging.
I reckon a picture of Jeremy Clarkson driving on the M40 swigging an alcopop might do the trick.