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 about Liquor & Cocktails
Any sort of citrus or tropical flavored juice, alcohol or liqueur can be mixed with pineapple rum to make a delicious cocktail. Some of the more common mixers for pineapple rum are orange juice, cranberry juice, coconut and mango rum, orange liqueur, mango juice, Sprite or Hawaiian Punch.Full Answer >
A unit is 10 ml of pure alcohol. Vodkas sold in the US are most commonly 40 percent alcohol by volume. A 750 ml bottle of vodka would contain 30 units of alcohol.Full Answer >
In theory, alcohol burns sufficiently at a 50 percent content or 100 proof, though it can produce a weak flame with a lower proof. This number is derived from an early method used to proof alcohol.Full Answer >
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 >