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Keep the booze on Alcohol and we will deal with beer and wine making at homebrew

I am a moderator at homebrew.stackexchange.com and have the highest reputation here on alcohol.stackexchange.com. The question about making moonshine should stay on alcohol and not be moved to ...
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Can't select Beer, Wine & Spirits on Data Explorer

I can't select Beer, Wine & Spirits SE from the input field on https://data.stackexchange.com/. The placeholder is "search by name or url" but: if I start typing https://alcohol.stackexchange....
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Are tool reccomendations on topic?

It has been a long time since I was active on Alcohol.SE and I wanted to check to see if asking for a tool/app recommendation questions were on topic before I posted a question and opened myself up to ...
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Is this question on topic? Beer from unusual yeast

I had posted this question and got deleted. Is there anyway I can ask this question and be appropriate? https://alcohol.stackexchange.com/questions/7333
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Is it on-topic to ask about a non-alcoholic substitute for liquor?

Would a question about finding a non-alcoholic substitute to mimic the flavor of a particular liquor be topical for Beer, Wine & Spirits? (Note that I'm not requesting migration, or saying it's ...
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Would “modern ways of alcohol consealment” be on topic?

I would like to ask a question(s) on the modern ways people use to conceal alcohol (bootlegging) on their person, but would like your input as to whether or not it would be considered on topic on the ...
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Changing the layout of the top menu to match stackoverflow?

This may sound very weird but I like the style and layout of stackoverflow's menu at the top, with a search centered and other menus to the right side. Is there a way to apply this to the rest of the ...
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When the site changed from Beer to Alcohol?

I'm going through the meta posts, but I can't find the relevant posts. Since when the site changed from Beer to Alcohol and why?
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Not sure this is off topic

This question about wine sales commissions I thought was an edge case. Not sure what harm it does by leaving it here. I don't know the inner workings of SE (although I am a programmer) and just want ...
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User was removed

OK, there might be a few times that I have got up people's noses - but this morning I wake up to lots and lots of down votes across various different sites on SE. Everywhere where this had happened I ...
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Is this question on topic?

Commemorative wines for a particular movie? Not long ago, I read this article (FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA WINERY UNVEILS WINES TO BE POURED AT 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS® CEREMONY & GOVERNORS BALL) and it got ...
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Question about questions?

I am not sure that I am going to express myself correctly here or even if this subject will be seen with favor, so I beg for your understanding if I go amiss. Would it be possible to make questions ...
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One of my questions seems to be missing

I had a very generic question about Popular beer by country . Its seems to be missing from my list ? Why so ? EDIT : https://alcohol.stackexchange.com/questions/2168/most-popular-beer-by-country It ...
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Should [strong] be a tag?

Recently there was an interesting question about the strongest drink in the world: What is the strongest drink in the world?. The question has the tag strong, which seems off to me. While it's clear ...
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Why so few people?

OK, so I am fairly new to this site, being a refugee from seasoned advice. But seriously, where is everyone. I have been putting up questions, even answering them as I think that this is a great ...
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Proposal for badges on alcohol exchange

Some of the exchanges have little quirks, for example: the badges on music exchange are musical notes... I propose that the badges on our exchange look like little droplets of our various favorite ...
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I clicked 'Unanswered' questions but question with answer came to

I noticed that visiting 'Unanswered' questions shows even questions with answers. Does an answer have to be checked in order to be counted as an answer? Does it matter of the only answer has a ...
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Bartending questions

This site being dedicated to alcohol, it seems natural that we would attract bartenders to engage in the community. I believe that bartenders would produce questions frequently and along lines of ...
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Would this question be considered on topic and not too broad on main?

Seeking online sources where companies offer free labels for their products (beer, wine or other spirits)? A few years ago I discovered that Crown Royal offers free custom made labels (restriction do ...
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Why was this question put on hold?

I recently asked this. I'd like to know why this is considered too broad. To me, it seems that there either are other major types of liquor or there arent, its not too broad... I'm not asking about ...
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Beer tag - must be 15 characters [duplicate]

Beer is not a tag. Since the site is now alcohol I think beer should be a valid tag. That does completely describe my problem.
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Would this wine recommendation question be on topic here?

I am looking for a red wine recommendation. The Roman Rituale of the Catholic Church has a special blessing which is reserved for the Feast of St John the Apostle (December 27). The actual blessing ...
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Rename the style tag to beer-style?

Currently style's description and usage is exclusively to talk about beer styles, but wine has different styles as well when referring to taste profiles and production methods. I think that the ...
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synonymize taste and flavor tags

flavor and taste are actual synonyms already and their use in questions seems to be fairly similar to requests for a beverage that meets a flavor profile to asking how serving in X or doing Y would ...
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We need to explain our tags

We are starting to have a serious problem with tags. People are just tagging questions for the sake of tagging the question instead of thinking what the tag means. I think this problem comes down to ...
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Should [Foreign-beer] exist as a tag?

All 11 questions for foreign-beer are asking about how to get beer from one place another place and given the international nature of stack exchange these range from buying American micro-brews in ...
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The specialty-beers tag needs some love

We have a tag, specialty-beers, which seems to be quite the hodge-podge: Questions about "themes": Band Beers? In your counrty, Which beer or beers are associated with Lent?, What other beer brands ...
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Should recommendation questions be on topic?

I agree that the Food/alcohol pairing questions should be on topic because there are reference-able guidelines and cultural norms for those beyond opinion. However I noticed a few questions asking ...
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Would anyone like to create a community ad?

I think cooking folks would probably be happy to serve a community ad for y'all. It'd be awesome if someone would make one! There are pre-made community ads from area51, but they're not exactly ...
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Time to pad out some tags

I have noticed whilst going through some tags that a lot of the tags do not have any context or description behind them I think it is time we sorted this out If you come across a tag that does not ...
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remove the untagged

Whilst exploring the site I came across this tag untagged I have gone through and re-tagged the questions as appropriate(awaiting review) and i think that this tag should be removed as there is no ...
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lets all play 'Tag'

Just wanted to have a quick say about tags, If you read a question and it has a tag of wine and the question is about red-wine please edit the question and re-tag as appropriate this is all in the ...
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To Hop or not To Hop

I was just wondering if questions about different Hops would be appropriate on this site or would that have better place on home-brewing. The way I was think was more about the taste of the hops and ...
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Are questions about drinking establishments to be considered on-topic?

Are drinking establishments, like pubs, taverns, brewpubs, garden pubs and so on, to be considered on-topic with the expansion of this site? For example: I am thinking of places where microbreweries ...
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The future of “Beer, Wine & Spirits”

Update: Barring anything unforeseen, the switch is scheduled for Monday, May 9. Hold on to your beer mugs, wine glasses, and whiskey tumblers. Recently, we solicited a thread to Propose a new name ...
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Distillation of beer?

Will the subject on the distillation of beer be on-topic with the new scope extension as practiced at the non-professional level (home distillation)?
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Propose a new name for Beer SE!

As initiated in Shaken, not stirred; let's expand the site!, Beer SE is expanding to include a variety of topics not limited to wine and spirits! What should the new site's name and subdomain be? ...
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With the scope expansion, we now can ask non-beer questions

So we might need to remove the word "beer" from the question block:
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Is there a need for a beer tag?

Now other beverages are included in the scope of the site, do we need a beer tag? It would be a bit of a pain to retag almost 500 questions, but it can be done with five users in at most an hour ...
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Shaken, not stirred; let's expand the site!

The state of Beer SE has been on my mind for quite a while now, and after another user suggested that the site expand our scope, we've decided it's time to shake things up. In its current state, ...
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Should we broaden our scope?

Beer just doesn't get that many questions, as oft-noted on meta. On Beer SOS - The state of the site I suggested that our scope is too narrow. That answer has 7 upvotes (and no downvotes), which is ...
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Beer Crosswords?

Should we consider having beer crosswords permitted as on topic? Would it be of interest to put them on, say a "challenge week/day" in order to build up our user list and more interest to this site in ...
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Should we be asking and answering our own questions?

As a new discoverer of this site, I was pleasantly surprised as to what is around here. I'm trying to delve in and participate as much as I can, but (as noted in numerous other places) there aren't a ...
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Is rice wine on topic?

Seeing that rice wine or sake is made through the fermentation of rice, which as we know is a grain like wheat and barley, is it on topic here? Why is it not called rice beer? Wines and ciders are the ...
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What constitutes rude?

I flagged a comment as rude. It was declined by the moderator and I am OK with that. I am not complaining about moderators. They do fine job and give freely of their time. But I would like to weigh ...
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Gimme questions for beer pros/experts?

In order to generate more site traffic, are more basic questions okay? It seems like the questions lately are either mythbuster, or esoteric questions that might not have a definitive answer. Would ...
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Reputation values on meta and main site are different

Back on July 29, I dropped 100 points on a bounty, bringing my reputation down to 1. (Hence, I cannot vote or comment on the main site). Yet, my reputation here on meta is still 101 points, allowing ...
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Beer SOS - The state of the site

Ahhh...Beer, a lot of people love to enjoy it but as far as participating on the site, we're struggling. Beer.SE is averaging a bleak 0.1 questions a day. While we have a great percentage of ...
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Is this SE site only for beer, or other brewing? [duplicate]

Would questions on making cider be appropriate here? If not could I humbly suggest that as quite a niche topic, and not massive traffic, expanding from "beer" to "brewing" might be a good idea to ...

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