Avelino C. Tuason

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  • 14 years ago | Longform

    America first woke up and smelled the iced coffee in 1983, during a sweet, creamy and very cold experiment at Northwestern University. Soon thereafter, national brands, including Starbucks, 7-Eleven and Arby’s, began to develop their own refr...

  • 15 years ago | Longform

    Some 20 years ago, a vibrant new beverage, the wine cooler, introduced a generation of barely legal drinkers to the taste of booze. This thirst quencher -- made popular by R. Stuart Bewley and Michael M. Crete, who, before going commercial with Ca...

  • 17 years ago | Longform

    Illustration by TL Ary If you’re reading this in June — Happy National Iced Tea Month. For the uninformed majority, the Tea Council of the USA made this declaration in 1992. And why not celebrate? With last year’s $1.5 billion sales...

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