New drinks were invented in the 18th century. Vermouth was invented in Italy in the 18th century. Guinness was first brewed in Dublin in 1759. Bourbon whiskey was first distilled in 1789.
In the 18th century tea became cheaper and huge amounts were imported from China. The British became a nation of tea drinkers.
Carbonated water the first fizzy drink was invented in 1772 by Joseph Priestley, who discovered how to trap carbon dioxide in water. www.localhistories.org/drink