Fun Facts

Did you know that the human body produces its own supply of alcohol naturally on a continous basis, 24 hours a day, seven days a week? Did you know that the world's oldest known recipe is for beer?

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Alchohol Trivia

The word "toast,"meaning a wish of good health, started in ancient Rome, where a piece of toasted bread was dropped into wine. more

Alcohol and Drinking Facts in States across the U.S.

Texas state law prohibits taking more than three sips of beer at a time while standing. Similarly strange alcohol facts are spread coast to coast. more

Would You Believe...

Suppose you overbuy your favorite alcohol beverage for a big party and your brother agrees to take a bottle or two and reimburse you. That seems reasonable, but anywhere in the United States, doing that would make you guilty of committing a punishable crime. more

It's The Law!

Anyone under the age of 21 who takes out household trash containing even a single empty alcohol beverage container can be charged with illegal possession of alcohol in Missouri. more

Cavemen to Columbus

The early Church declared that alcohol was an inherently good gift of God to be used and enjoyed. While individuals might choose not to drink, to despise alcohol was heresy. more

Puritans to Prohibition

While there wasn't any cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, or pumpkin pie to eat at the first Thanksgiving, there was beer, brandy, gin, and wine to drink. Read more

Prohibition: The Noble Experiment

During Prohibition, temperance activists hired a scholar to rewrite the Bible by removing all references to alcohol beverage. Read more

Beverages: Ales to Zombies

Bourbon takes its name from Bourbon County in Kentucky, where it was first produced in 1789 by a Baptist minister. Read more

Health and Safety

The alcohol in drinks of either low alcohol content (below 15%) or high alcohol content (over 30%) tend to be absorbed into the body more slowly. Read more

 

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