Category: Fun Facts

Alcohol Songs  (Beer, Wine, & Liquor or Spirits in Music)

Alcohol songs can be about alcohol, can be drinking songs, or may include lyrics about drinking. There are over 600 here. They represent many genres. How many of the songs do you recognize? Most alcohol songs have titles beginning with a letter. These are in alphabetical order. However, a few begin with a number. Those […]

Geography of Alcohol and Drinking (Discover the Unexpected)

The geography of alcohol is a fascinating subject. The spatial arrangement of activities can provide important insights. So it can point out the unexpected. And provide guidance for public alcohol policy. I. Geography of Alcohol Related Traffic Crashes. Texas has the most alcohol-related traffic crashes in the U.S. Of course it has more drivers than […]

Famous Alcoholics (You’ll be Surprised at Some of the Names!)

Anyone can be alcoholic. It’s not just the skid row wino. There are many very famous alcoholics. This list isn’t limited to famous alcoholics. It includes the infamous, rich, powerful, and influential. (By the way, be sure to check out Famous People Arrested for Drunk Driving.) It’s important to recognize the signs if we or a […]

Prohibition Trivia: Fun Trivia about National Prohibition in the U.S.

Background Before looking at Prohibition trivia, here’s some background. Millions of Americans supported federal Prohibition. By the time it began in 1920, over half the population lived in states or counties that were already“dry.” Prohibitionists thought that most of the problems in the country were caused by drinking alcohol. This included poverty, crime, child neglect, […]

Repeal Trivia: Trivia about the Repeal of Federal Alcohol Prohibition

Repeal trivia is fun. But before we get to the trivia, here’s a little background. Background By 1900, millions of people in the U.S. believed that drinking alcohol was a national tragedy. They thought alcohol was the cause of unemployment, poverty, crime, and divorce. Of poor health, insanity, violence, immorality, child neglect, and other problems. […]

Wine Quiz: Test Your Knowledge about Wine – It’s Fun! Know More than Your Friends?

The wine quiz has twelve true-false questions. See how much you know about wine. The answers to the wine quiz are at the bottom of the page. Wine Quiz 1. Red grapes can make white wine. True or False? 2. Wines get darker as they age. True or False? 3. Poor soil tends to produce […]

Liquor Quiz about Distilled Spirits (Whiskey, Tequila, Rum, Gin, Bourbon, Scotch, and other Spirits Beverages)

This short liquor quiz is about distilled spirits. That’s whiskey, tequila, rum, gin, bourbon Scotch, and other spirits beverages. How much do you know about distilled spirits? More than your friends? Take this short liquor quiz and find out! Liquor Quiz 1. Distilled spirits contain a. cholesterol b. carbohydrates c. fat d. None of the […]

Beer Quiz: How Much Do You Know about Beer? What about Your Friends? Test Yourself – and Them.

This beer quiz is fun to take. How well can you do on it? And how well can your friends do on it? The answers to the beer quiz are at the bottom of the page. Hope you do better than your friends. But it’s not fair to peek at the answers! Beer Quiz 1. […]

Alcohol Proof and Alcohol by Volume: Definitions and Explanations

Origins of Alcohol Proof What’s alcohol proof? In the early 1700s, people measured the alcohol content of distilled beverages by using gunpowder. They would “prove” the beverage acceptable by pouring some on gunpowder and lighting it. If it burned steadily with a blue flame, it was 100 degrees “proof” and equaled 57.15 ethanol. If it […]

DWI and DUI Facts and Fiction: Urban Myths

Many myths surround the subject of DWI and DUI.* Scientific information and evidence is used here to correct some of those myths. It’s fun to discover DWI and DUI facts and fiction. Share them with your family and friends! Myth: Sucking on pennies will lower a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reading. Fact: Sucking on […]

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