Whiskey can have an alcohol content in the 50 to 60% range whereas the upper limit for alcohol content in beers and wines is only about 10%. Why is this?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 3:30 pm ad1c9bdddf
The common denominator for all types of beverage alcohol is fermentation. Fermentation occurs whenever the two necessary ingredients, carbohydrate and yeast, are combined in a liquid. ...