The Origins Of Alcohol Brand Names – Mental Floss

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The folks over at Mental Floss love a bit of trivia and for this edition of the show they’ve opened up their liquor cabinet to unravel the history behind alcohol brand names. Was it named after a real person? Was it produced for a king & queen? Named for after a hotel? or does it have its roots in a fabricated story to try and authenticate a corporately produced bottle of swill? Who knows…

Well, if you check out the video below, you can start to find out the true origins of 30 of the top selling brand names in the world.

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