25 incredible facts about alcohol
• 25 incredible facts about alcohol
Despite the well-known effects of alcohol on your body, this world is to drink will not abandon. Almost every country has their favorite alcoholic beverage in the world and is the eternal debate about who is the most drinks. Alcohol there for thousands of years, and it involves a lot of interesting facts.
From a pathological fear of empty glasses of vodka to 3, 75 million dollars - we offer you 25 facts about alcohol, which you may not know.
Archaeologists have discovered jars dating from the late Stone Age, which gives reason to believe that fermented beverages existed at least as early as the Neolithic period (about 10,000 years BC. E.).
Most vegetables and almost all fruits contain a small amount of alcohol.
USA occupy one of the first places among the countries with the highest age at which officially allowed to drink (21). Some countries allow drinking at 16.
Alcohol does not exist only on Earth, but in space.
His popular cocktails are obliged to dry the law. That's when they offered to hide the taste of drinking poor quality. Popular cocktails of the time included "Mary Pickford", "French 75", "Barbary Coast" and "Saydkar".
The researchers suggest that every minute of 0, 7% of the population of the planet is in a state of alcoholic intoxication. That is, 50 million people now drunk.
A bottle of the most expensive in the world of vodka can be bought for 3, 75 million dollars. "Millionaire Vodka" is first filtered through the ice, then through carbons derived from wood of Scandinavian birch, and finally - after crushed sand of diamonds and other gemstones. Sell is a miracle in a crystal bottle with the addition of platinum and rhodium, inlaid with diamonds.
Each year in the United States about 5,000 people in the age of 21 die in situations involving alcohol - for example, in accidents, domestic murder, as a result of poisoning and other similar injuries.
In the pitching resistance to alcohol is better than fat. Water-rich muscle tissues absorb alcohol more efficiently, preventing it from reaching the brain.
In the champagne bottle contained 40 kg of pressure per 1 square inch, which is three times greater than the pressure in a vehicle tire. champagne cork ejected from the bottle travels at 95 km / h and can sometimes cause quite serious injury if you fall in love with someone.
Sonoselikafobiya - a fear of empty glasses.
The Vikings drank alcohol, but drank it (as claimed by historians) are not of the usual designated vessels, but from the skulls of vanquished enemies.
Japanese doctors have observed patients with "avtopivovarennym syndrome," in which high levels of candida yeast in the intestines worked out so much alcohol that it could lead to intoxication.
The most "beer" country in the world is the Czech Republic. There's a man for nearly 151 liters of beer per year. Thus, the Czech Republic is easily left behind such well-known for its beer countries such as Ireland, Germany and the United States.
One of the most popular drinks in Cambodia is the Tarantula Brandy - lovely mix includes rice liquor and freshly tarantula.
the strongest beer in the world - Snake Venom ( "snake-oil") from Brewmeister. While regular beer fortress is around 5%, the Scottish "killer" can boast as many as 67, 5%!
In many high school cafeterias in Europe, students may choose to buy a beer.
Vodka - the most popular alcoholic beverage in the world. Every year, the people of Earth drink about 5 billion liters of vodka.
Abraham Lincoln had a license to sell alcohol, and he kept a few taverns.
In the state of Ohio, the law prohibited drink alcohol fish.
The word "brandy" comes from the Dutch word "brandevin", which means "burnt wine".
The soil in one of the vineyards of France is considered to be so special and valuable that the workers are required to scrape it with their boots before leaving the area.
Contrary to popular belief, there is no worm in tequila. Worm, or Hus, became "appear" in the mezcal - a beverage of lower quality - just as a publicity stunt.
At 0, 5 liters of beer, glass of wine or a shot of vodka contains approximately the same amount of alcohol.
While Adolf Hitler was one of the most popular non-drinkers in the world, Sir Winston Churchill was one of the most famous drunks.