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

    …” is – don’t drive while intoxicated. Don’t drink and drive. Don’t take any controlled substance or illegal substance and get behind the wheel this Labor Day weekend. More states are choosing to enact no refusal DWI enforcement policies, so it’s essential for motorists to learn how the law views those who just say no to a police officer’s request to submit…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 17 readers -
  • Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    … to obtain a blood test in a DUI case. Florida House Bill 237 | Marijuana DUI Blood Test Florida House Bill 237 was introduced into the Florida House of Representatives by Representative Brandes on January 12, 2017. The purpose of the bill is to amend Florida Statute 316.193 by establishing a quantitative threshold of an active marijuana metabolite…

    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

    … seriously. If you have been arrested and charged with boating while intoxicated, it is important you seek the assistance of qualified counsel. An experienced Houston boating while intoxicated attorney can advise you of your rights and ensure you receive your day in court. Contact a Galveston boating while intoxicated lawyer the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates today if you need to speak with someone as soon as possible. Related …

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

    … to drive safely. This pertains to painkillers, anti-depressants, and even cold medicine. You should be aware of possible side effects of any medication you are taking, and avoid driving after consumption. Alcohol: Because alcohol is a depressant, you may start to feel tired after drinking, especially late at night. Even if your BAC level is below…

    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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