And the Tragedy of Western Civilisation
Alcohol has been a part of our civilisation for a very long time and it is generally thought that the discovery of alcohol was an accident because someone noticed that when grain is left in a wet state, fermentation occurs and alcohol is produced.
If we step back into antiquity, we know that bread and beer were currencies
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A favourite beverage
In 1934, Australian industrial chemist and inventor Thomas Mayne developed Milo and launched it at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. Milo was then produced at a plant located in Smithtown, near Kempsey on the North Coast of New South Wales. The name was derived from the famous Ancient Greek athlete Milo of Crotona, after his legendary strength.
Milo soon became a favourite
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Sarsaparilla is native to the Tropical Americas. The roots contain the active ingredients, and are long and tuber-like. The plant itself is a ground-trailing vine, which grows as a perennial, but many still remember and enjoy this fizzy soft drink alternative to cola.
Healing uses: Sarsaparilla tea is made by adding 2 tablespoons of dried sarsaparilla root to 1 litre of boiling water.
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