Cynthia emerged with a tray of drinks and Dean was surprised that beer was the beverage of choice.
Neither finished his beverage; Fred because he was anxious to get going and Dean because he could only take a small dose of the perfumed blend.
He ignored it and went to the kitchen for coffee, the only human beverage he was able to tolerate.
The town has been famous from remote times for a beverage called "white ale."
Rice is also -the source of a drinking spirit in India, known as arrack, and the national beverage of Japan - sake - is prepared from the grain by means of an organic ferment.
But it is quite certain, from the historical narrative of Lo Yu, who lived in the Tang dynasty (618-906 A.D.), that tea was already used as a beverage in the 6th century, and that during the 8th century its use had become so common that a tax was levied on its consumption in the 14th year of Tih Tsung (793).
' The modern statistics of the commonwealth may be more accurately kept, and there may be less waste in use, but it is not supposed that there is any diminution in the free use of the beverage which has always characterized the antipodean colonist.
Next to water, tea is the beverage most widely in use throughout the world as regards the number of its votaries as well as the total liquid quantity consumed.
The result has been that the domestic wines have now very largely displaced the foreign product for ordinary beverage purposes.
The universal beverage of the people - chicha - is made from Indian corn.
There appears to be little doubt that the active principle in this beverage is a poison of an alkaloidal nature.
Did this country afford any beverage beside water?
That beverage was already known to the French and had been given a special name.