A drink or beverage is a liquid intended for human consumption. In addition to their basic function of
satisfying thirst, drinks play important roles in human culture. Common types of drinks include plain
drinking water, milk, juice, smoothies and soft drinks. Traditionally warm beverages include coffee, tea,
and hot chocolate. Caffeinated drinks that contain the stimulant caffeine have a long history.
In addition, alcoholic drinks such as wine, beer, and liquor, which contain the drug ethanol, have been
part of human culture for more than 8,000 years. Non-alcoholic drinks often signify drinks that would
normally contain alcohol, such as beer, wine and cocktails, but are made with a sufficiently low
concentration of alcohol by volume. The category includes drinks that have undergone an alcohol
removal process such as non-alcoholic beers and de-alcoholized wines.