The condensation and vapor that comes off the alcohol during the distillation process is called "spirits." The term "spirits" was first used in the 16th century.Know More
Wine has been around in one form or another for thousands of years. Other forms of alcohol were first used in the 16th century as medicine. It took a couple hundred years for people to figure out that it not only tasted good, but it made them feel good as well. During the 18th century, alcohol like gin took off, and alcoholism was born.
Today, alcoholism is a problem in America with about 15 million people suffering from the disease.Learn more in Liquor & Cocktails
Yes, bitters does have alcohol in it. Bitters is a concentrated blend of fruits, spices, herbs, barks and roots in an alcohol and water base. As of 2014, there are over 100 brands of bitters on the market, each with its own specific recipe and alcohol content.Full Answer >
Budweiser Select has a content of 4.3 percent alcohol by volume. In comparison, Bud Light and Bud Light Lime contain 4.2 percent, Budweiser contains 5 percent, and Bud Light Platinum is the highest Bud brand at 6 percent ABV.Full Answer >
Primary, secondary and tertiary are the three main types of aliphatic chain alcohols in organic chemistry. Phenols are aromatic compounds featuring an –OH group attached to a benzene ring -not a carbon atom- are not considered alcohols.Full Answer >
In the United States, 100-proof alcohol means that the liquor is 50% alcohol by volume. Though alcohol by volume remains the same regardless of country, the way different countries measure proof varies.Full Answer >