200-year old bottle of booze found in shipwreck near coast of Poland

The oldest drinkable mix drink in the world.

The oldest drinkable mix drink in the world.

Archaeologists have made a stunning discovery in a shipwreck near the coast of Poland; a 200-year old bottle of booze. But wait, it gets better. After running some tests they claim that the content of the stoneware bottle is still drinkable. It’s also the oldest mix drink on the planet, since we are dealing with a mix between hard liquor (vodka or jenever) and water. Maybe not the best cocktail recipe you ever heard of, but with an alcohol percentage of 14 this one liter bottle might still give you a nice buzz.

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Solyanka, the traditional hangover cure from Ukraine

Solyanka, a typical Ukranian soup that is known to cure hangovers.

Solyanka, a typical Ukranian soup that is known to cure hangovers.

We already gave you some tips and tricks to get rid of your hangover. But every country has its own traditional dishes to make the process go faster. We like to give you a taste of the international anti-hangover cuisine. This time we bring you a recipe from Ukraine called Solyanka. Although in some occasions you will see it spelled in Roman lettres as Soljanka. This is a salty soup that is also quite popular in Russia. It usually contains a huge amount of ingredients, so it’s probably best to prepare this dish before you start drinking.

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7 Cocktails that will cure your hangover fast

One of the most famous hangover cure cocktails: the Bloody Mary.

One of the most famous hangover cure cocktails: the Bloody Mary.

One of the most heard excuses for people not to drink is the morning after and the fear of a massive headache and nausea. Well, it’s all about turning this downside into an upside. We have already given you many recipes for delicious food from all over the world to cure your hangover. But everyone knows that the easiest (and the most fun) way to cure a hangover fast is to start drinking again. That’s why we selected the most effective cocktail recipes for that purpose. So get your shake on and let the party continue. Cheers.

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San Simon, the Guatemalan saint who loves drinking, smoking and women

A classic statue of San Simon with a cigarette on the lip and a big glass in front of him.

A classic statue of San Simon with a cigarette on the lip and a big glass in front of him.

It’s often said that heavy drinking and religion don’t really mix. No matter if we are talking about Muslims who claim alcohol is forbidden in their religion or Christians who refuse to drink the metaphoric blood of Jesus. The common trend is the less intoxication the better. Well not in Guatemala. Besides the usual crosses and statues of the holy Mary in this Catholic country you will find many shrines of San Simon. His statues don’t wear a mitre but a cowboy hat and sunglasses. A cigarette in his mouth and a glass in front of him. Because San Simon is the patron of all who love drinking, smoking and womanizing and he is very popular in Guatemala.

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Explanations for all symptoms after heavy beer drinking and what to do next

After some extreme beer drinking you might find yourself in situations you don't understand. Time to explain the symptoms.

After some extreme beer drinking you might find yourself in situations you don’t understand. Time to explain the symptoms.

When heavily drinking we all from time to time get into situations that we don’t directly understand. To help you on your way we wrote down the possible symptoms along with their most likely explanations and how to react on them. This is the largest troubleshooting chart for beer drinkers you will find online. Enjoy.

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