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and friendship. Around 6,000 BCE wine came along and with it came a mark of status, the process of making wine by crushing grapes and leaving them to ferment was easiest in warm, sunny climates so it was a rarity that only the highest class could afford. Greeks drank wine diluted with water, usually with more water than wine, they thought drinking pure wine would cause you to become violent and disruptive. At the end of the first millennium the distillation of alcoholic beverages was on the rise, when alcohol is distilled the alcohol content rises. Doctors
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Adesanya thought distilled alcohol had many health benefits so they would give to patients to hopefully cure them of their diseases. In the last six chapters Standage mentions coffee, tea, and cola and how they affected society at the time and now. Coffee was most likely invented in north Africa but it quickly became popular in the middle east it was very popular among Muslims because they could not drink alcohol it was so popular in fact, that some muslim scholars said that it was intoxicating, no better than alcohol. In the 1600s men would go to coffee houses and discuss intellectual matters, the first coffeehouse in Western Europe was started at Oxford University. Tea was
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