Tag: wine

How Much Alcohol is Too Much?

Have you heard this comment from someone you know? I don’t have a problem. I only drink beer or wine on weekends with friends just to be social, relax, and have a good time. Social drinking doesn’t sound harmful, does it? And some people think drinks like beer don’t really count as alcohol. Unfortunately, neither

A brief history of alcohol – Rod Phillips

This chimpanzee stumbles across a windfall of overripe plums. Many of them have split open, drawing him to their intoxicating fruity odor. He gorges himself and begins to experience some… strange effects. This unwitting ape has stumbled on a process that humans will eventually harness to create beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks. The sugars

Your Brain on Drugs: Alcohol

Booze Alcohol, one of the most commonly used and abused drugs in the world comes in a variety of forms and does one thing quickly and well. It changes the way you feel But to what do we owe these feelings of release and freedom? How could ingestion of one simple substance so drastically change