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    Alcohol Content Differences In Spirits And Beers

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    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?

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    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. ...