Flashcards in Chapter 8 Deck (15)
An alcohol that functions as a CNS depressant
Ethyl alcohol (ethanol)
An industrial solvent that acts as a toxin for optic nerves and can be produced during distillation process for moonshine
Methyl alcohol (methanol)
Number of grams of alcohol found in 100 milliliter of solution
Percentage alcohol (alcohol by volume)
Numerical value that is double the percentage of alcohol
Proof of alcohol
Alcohol production using yeast cells and some type of starch such as grains or fruit
Alcohol beverage usually with 5% or less alcohol content, Fermentation from certain starches such as barely, wheat, or rice
Alcohol beverage usually with 12-15% alcohol content, fermentation of fruit
Alcohol beverages produced through distillation that have a higher alcohol content than beer or wine
Distilled alcohol beverages
Drink that contains 14 grams of 100-percent alcohol; equivalent to 2/3 fl oz.
Of the many types of alcohol which is safe to drink?
If an alcohol drink is 40 percent alcohol, what is the proof?
Why can fermented beverages only go to 15%?
After that, the alcohol begins to kill the yeast
To get alcohol beverage over 15%, what process do you need to use?
Amendment to constitution that banned sale and distribution of alcohol