Tag Archives: Alcohol

How to Turn Agave Into Tequila

There’s no alcohol that makes me forget the night as much as tequila, and there’s also no alcohol I know less about. Which is fitting, I guess. What makes it special is the blue agave plant. Here’s a quick look at what it takes to make tequila.

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Woman’s DUI Charge Dismissed Because Her Body Naturally Produces Alcohol

One woman got off the hook for a DUI charge with a claim just as ridiculous-sounding as one man’s claim that his dog was driving his car when he got busted for DUI. Although the latter was proven to be false this woman’s claim that her body brews alcohol has actually been proven true.

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A SINGLE BREATHALYZER FOR BOTH WEED AND BOOZE

Whether it’s for medicinal or recreational purposes, marijuana has recently become more (legally) available in dozens of states all over the country. Where there are substances, there are drivers illegally operating vehicles under the influence. DUIs for driving while high might soon become much more common; a company called Hound Labs has developed a breathalyzer test for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, that can also test for blood alcohol concentration, Reuters reports.

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How champagne is made

Champagne is really hard to make. There are rules and regulations and specific grapes and soil requirements and is completely region specific and more that goes into each bottle that it’s impressive that even one bottle gets popped. In this video from the Science Channel, we get to see how Bollinger makes its champagne. It marries the old fashioned methods formed over hundreds of years of bubbly creation with impressive modern machinery. Delicious!

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Alcohol Is Destroying More American Lives Than All So-Called “Drugs” Combined

With weed slowly but surely entering the same mainstream acceptanceterritory as our dear friend alcohol, one omission in the general political discussion surrounding this continued widespread legalization has become strikingly apparent: all those other drugs people love. Whether or not one considers weed and/or alcohol a “drug,” the science surrounding the impact of alcohol compared with the impact of other so-called “drugs” is relatively inarguable.

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