From the beginning of the Great Navigation era, as world trade and the expansion of the empire progressed, various addictive items became popular.
Liquor, as one of the most famous addictions, its true popularity in the world, wait until the invention and popularity of distilled spirits above 40°. At that time, the economic status and social role of alcoholic beverages became extremely important.
Mass-produced distilled spirits are a cheap source of intoxication and calories. People from all continents use distillation technology to convert perishable crops into alcoholic beverages, which are then transported around the world to make a fortune.
It can be said that the development of wine is one of the basic parameters and determinants of human history. It is beyond its own physical attributes. It also acts as a currency, used for ceremonies, and shows its identity. It is a muse that inspired philosophical art, a weapon to conquer foreign countries or quell civil strife, and soothes the hard years of slaves in plantations.
People highly praise it: “Wine is the art of distillation.” And this “art of distillation” has also steamed out many people with different personality stories and steamed out countries with different mental states.
The Germans said that wine can open the conversation, but it does not solve the problem. Russians say that wine can preserve things, but it cannot keep secrets. The British love whiskey and call it “water of life”. The French love brandy and think it represents elegance and comfort. Rum, that’s the “pirate’s wine” that Captain Jack did not leave in “Pirates of the Caribbean”…
Distilled spirits handed down to the world, knowing the soul and seeing the soul, opening up a wonderful world for the “hungry soul”, but also enveloping the secrets of many youth.