Caffeine in the Congo
Amy Ernst reports about her guilt for drinking Red Bull in the Congo. The high-caffeine drink costs $2 and is not always available. Few Congolese earn as much as $40 a month to support large families. For her blog, see http://kristof.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/17/notes-from-a-young-american-in-congo-caffeine/?hp
Brewing and distilling on Prince Edward Island (article)
Edward MacDonald and Carolyn (Roberts) McQuaid, "Spiritual Liquors": Brewing and Distilling in 19th Century Charlottetown," Island Magazine 58 (2005): 32-39.