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No. Coffee is often offered to people perhaps about to pass out so that they will stay awake long enough that they can be kicked out of an establishment. Alcohol causes dehydration, electrolyte imbalance and taxes the liver. To this extent standard medical treatment is fluid, electrolytes, and vitamins. Caffeine is never used in a medical setting to ...


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A hangover is the body reacting to being poisoned. Coffee, like any other liquid you might drink, will help with the dehydration. If your drunkenness has caused you to sleep in, and you normally drink coffee every morning, your headache may be worsened or partially caused by caffeine withdrawal, so a cup of coffee will improve that. And if you're feeling ...


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The origin of not washing your coffee cup stems from the age when coffee cups were made of metal. An example can be still be seen with the Italian practice of seasoning a moka pot. When a metal coffee container (moka pot or coffee cup) is new/washed, the coffee takes on a metallic flavor. Once the container has been used once or twice, the oils from the ...


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It may be superstition but many people, myself included, don't wash out their coffee cups. I rinse out my cup but don't wash it - I don't want soap going into my favorite coffee cup. I like the way it smells of coffee. I don't have to see or touch my favorite coffee or tea cup to know which one is which. In addition I never use soap on either my coffee or ...


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Irish Coffe is a very famous one. 1 cup freshly brewed hot coffee 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 jigger Irish whiskey (1 1/2 ounces or 3 tablespoons) Heavy cream, slightly whipped Read more at: Original Irish Coffee from Food Network.


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There's an interesting article from Whisky Advocate about aging of coffee and whiskey with some history and current offerings. Specifically, it talks about using a whiskey barrel, after the whiskey was removed, to age coffee (either green or already roasted). Also it discusses the outcome of the other way around: aging coffee in a barrel, then removing the ...


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Sure, Cafe Carajillo is a well-known recipe to consume whisky and coffee together. It is black coffee, some whisky and herbs mixed together. I'm sure professional bartenders probably know or invent more.


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You can check Alcohol Hangover. It has a section on treatments for a hangover which is very useful in case you were unaware of some of those "tricks". It also tells you what alcohol types correspond to certain hangover levels (e.g. wine vs. vodka). To answer your question, they mention that there is no scientific evidence that coffee aids in such a ...


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I don't have a name for this recipe (because I borrowed it from a restaurant's seasonal menu years ago) but here's my personal favorite, best if you also love chocolate and have a sweet tooth. 1 jigger whiskey 1.5 jiggers creme de cacao 1 cup coffee top with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel


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Could be a way of "marking" your mug by way of the stain suggesting that the mug is in use. This only works for coffee mugs that are tied to a desk. Consider that in a restaurant, mess or chow hall, mugs filled with coffee are washed and folks who drink their coffee from stained mugs will drink coffee from clean ones. I know I do. At work, I drink from a ...


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Patina, may be dangerous if the cup is made of copper. Patina is a formation of oxidation, and the greenish copper oxide is poisonous, please get rid of copper cups or make them plated with tin as in traditional Turkish cezves. (See this related answer.) Another perspective may be the smeared oil and its contribution to the overall flavor (or at least the ...


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