Encyclopedia article describing the beverage, its history, and controversy.
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CNNMoney: Jack Daniels, Miller Brewing introduce hard cola
"Vanilla Coke too sweet? Blue Pepsi too ... blue? Never fear. America's craving for bizarre beverages now has another potential savior -- a cola that can get you drunk."
Cocktail Times: Ready To Drink Fact Sheet
Descriptions of the most popular alternatives, including taste, launch date and producer.
Mike's Hard Lemonade
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SFGate.com: Matthew Yi: Get ready to pay more for “alcopops”
Article on California regulators raising taxes on "Alcopops" because they are packaged to appeal to youth.
San Francisco Chronicle - 'Alcopops' labeled spirits instead of beer / Decision could raise taxes on drinks
State Board of Equalization votes to reclassify 'alcopops' as liquor instead of beer because it targets teenagers.