Alcoholic Beverages

In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (-O H) is bound to a saturated carbon atom. The term alcohol originally referred to the primary alcohol ethyl alcohol (ethanol), the predominant alcohol in alcoholic beverages. Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi first discovered alcohol (ethanol) in its pure form in Persia.The suffix -ol appears in the IUPAC chemical name of all substances where the hydroxyl group is the functional group with the highest priority; in substances where a higher priority group is present the prefix hydroxy- will appear in the IUPAC name.
Posts about Alcoholic Beverages
  • What You Need to Know About “No Refusal” This Labor Day

    … officer can always get an on-call judge in Houston or Harris County to issue a virtual warrant. With the receipt of the warrant, the arresting officer will ask for transportation to the nearest hospital to draw a blood sample. Understand that you retain the right to say no to the officer’s demand for a blood or breath specimen. If the officer…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 15 readers -
  • Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    … which, if established, would prove the crime of driving under the influence. This is like the .08 quantitative threshold for breathalyzer tests. The specific amendment adds a subsection (d) to Florida Statute 316.193 (1). The proposed amendment reads as follows: “A person commits the offense of driving under the influence and is subject…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 23 readers -
  • Selling Alcohol to Minors: The Laws in Texas

    … Selling Alcohol to Minors: The Laws in Texas Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law March 16, 2016 Alcohol and Minors in Texas Many Texas residents enjoy alcoholic beverages responsibly from time to time. As long as the drinkers are of legal age, there is nothing wrong with imbibing occasionally. However, if minors are allowed to come…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 25 readers -
  • Boating While Intoxicated in Galveston

    … Galveston Bay and Trinity Bay are popular locations for recreational boating. And while many people choose to enjoy alcoholic beverages while out on the water, anyone operating a boat must be mindful of Texas law. Boating while intoxicated is just as much a legal offense under as driving a car while under the influence. What Is “Boating While…

    Tad Nelson & Associates- 27 readers -
  • Falling Asleep While Driving

    … the legal limit, driving immediately after consuming alcoholic beverages heightens your risk of falling asleep at the wheel. Irregular Schedules: Since the human body is regulated by the circadian cycle, our brain will receive signals to shut down as the day ends. Certain occupations may require you to work overnight or stay awake for long…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 29 readers -
  • 25 Crash Causes: Drunk Driving

    … You’re driving home from a friend’s get-together on a Saturday night. From the rearview mirror, you notice a familiar vehicle behind you swerving from left to right and accelerating in an erratic manner. The car belongs to someone who also attended the party, and you recall the driver consuming more than a few alcoholic beverages. Immediately…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 39 readers -
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