A drink, or beverage,
is a liquid which is specifically prepared for human
consumption. In addition to filling a basic human
need, beverages form part of the culture of human
Despite the fact that all beverages contain
water, water itself is not classed as a beverage.
The word beverage has traditionally been defined
as not referring to water.
alcoholic beverage is a drink that contains
ethanol, commonly known as alcohol (although in
chemistry the definition of "alcohol" includes
many other compounds).
non-alcoholic beverage is one that contains little
or no alcohol. This category includes low-alcohol
beer, non-alcoholic wine, and apple cider if they
contain less than 0.5% alcohol by volume.
- Soft drinks
"soft drink" specifies the absence of alcohol in
contrast to "hard drink" and "drink". "Drink" is
nominally neutral but often connotes alcoholic
- Fruit juice
is a natural product that contains few additives,
or none. Citrus products such as orange juice and
tangerine juice are very familiar breakfast
beverages. Grapefruit juice, pineapple, apple,
grape, lime, and lemon juice are also familiar
products. Coconut water is a highly nutritious and
- Hot beverages
beverage is any beverage which is normally served
heated. This may be through the addition of a
heated liquid, such as water or milk, or by
directly heating the beverage itself.
substances may be called either food or drink, and
accordingly may be eaten with a spoon or drunk,
depending upon their thickness and solutes.
Ex: Buttermilk, Soup, or Yogurt.
Beer, Cocktail, Coffee, Distilled beverage, Energy
drink, Espresso, Flaming beverage, Foodshake, Juice,
Korean beverages, Liqueur, Milk, Milkshake,
Non-alcoholic beverage, Slush, Smoothie, Soft drink,
Sparkling water, Sports drink, Tea, Water, Wine