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Posted in Vinum Vine by Vinum Vine on December 7, 2012

– 12% = 24 proof.

– 16g of alcohol in a 175ml glass of red or white wine.

–  4/7 = 0.5714. Thus, the definition amounts to declaring that 100° proof spirit has an ABV of 4/7.–  100% alcohol will have 100×(7/4) = 175° proof, and a spirit containing 50% ABV will have 50×(7/4) = 87.5° proof.

–  A standard drink contains 10 g (12.67 ml) of alcohol, the amount that an average adult male can metabolize in one hour.

–  The flash point of ordinary wine containing 12.5% ethanol is about 52 °C (126 °F)

–  Sugar → 2 CH3CH2OH + 2 CO2

–  Sugar + H2O → 4 CH3CH2OH + 4 CO

– The most ethanol-tolerant strains of yeast can survive up to approximately 15% ethanol by volume .

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