Drink (alcohol) (Oxford Dictionaries)
Absorb or assimilate (ideas or knowledge) (Oxford Dictionaries)
Drink. (Merriam – Webster)
To receive into the mind and retain. (Merriam – Webster)
To assimilate or take into solution. (Merriam – Webster)
To consume (liquids) by drinking; drink: (Dictionary.com)
To absorb or soak up, as water, light, or heat: (Dictionary.com)
Imbibe. Beverage Innovation.