hist-brewing: Different Alcohols
lunica at ozemail.com.au
Sat Jan 5 00:23:32 PST 2002
Maybe the writer meant don't knock back pints of 8% beer like they were 2% Lites. He
p[robably assumes wine drinkers will always sip their wine, no matter what strength.
Mark & Eylat Poliner wrote:
> ethanol is ethanol is ethanol. whether it is beer, wine or whiskey, it is
> the same alcohol. 10% alcohol by volume is the same as 10% alcohol by
> volume in beer, wine, whiskey or Kahlua. Obviously this was writen by a
> misinformed person. Probably an "expert".
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <PBLoomis at aol.com>
> To: <hist-brewing at pbm.com>
> Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 6:46 PM
> Subject: hist-brewing: Different Alcohols
> > In an article of beers, my local Friday supplement includes the
> > following statement:
> > "... don't confuse a 10 percent beer with a 10 percent wine -- the
> > alcohols in these drinks are different, and you'll find that a 10 percent
> > beer packs about the same punch as a martini."
> > There are two statements here (1) the alcohol in beer is different
> > from the alcohol in wine, and (2) a 10 percent beer packs about the
> > same punch as a martini. I don't believe either one of them.
> > Any of you knowledgeable people care to comment?
> > Scotti
> > Knowledge is never wasted, nor is the time to acquire it.
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