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Better living through chemistry?

Are there unpleasant compounds in plastic (specifically Britta filters) that are soluble in pure ethanol that I don't want to drink? [more inside]
posted by Lame_username on Sep 26, 2012 - 34 answers

Help me make the Beeriodic Table

I'm looking for beers that correspond to elements on the periodic table. Arsenic (As) = Asahi, Titanium (Ti) = Tiger, Potassium (K) = Kingfisher, and so on. I've got a lot of gaps- please help! [more inside]
posted by twirlypen on Sep 16, 2008 - 78 answers

At what "proof" will spirits burn?

At what "proof" will most spirits burn? [more inside]
posted by eduke on Jul 1, 2008 - 10 answers

Chemistry Peeps: Help my distillation please.

I'm doing research in prep for some small batch distillation of corn liquor/moonshine. (For educational purposes only.) Very specific question inside. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Jan 23, 2008 - 28 answers

Mead-making and measuring alcohol content

Measuring alcohol content without a hydrometer? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jan 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Do the berries make it boozier?

Does a vodka fruit infusion ferment? Is the resulting drink more alcoholic than the base distilled spirit? [more inside]
posted by aneel on Apr 11, 2006 - 14 answers

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