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
Many different types of alcohol can be mixed with apple cider, including rum, whiskey, cinnamon schnapps, Grand Marnier, Jagermeister, bourbon, vodka or brandy. Other popular ingredients in apple cider cocktails include lemon juice and cinnamon.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 >
Some types of alcohol do expire even when they are not opened, according to the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. Liquors that have sugar or cream added tend to have a shorter shelf life.Full Answer >
Everclear has the highest alcohol content, at 95 percent ABV. This potent grain alcohol is sold on shelves at both 190 proof (95 percent ABV) bottles and also 151 proof (75.5 percent ABV) bottles.Full Answer >