25 Unbelievable Facts About Alcohol You May Not Realize Are True

Posted by , Updated on October 21, 2014


Despite the great controversy in terms of both physical and mental health, drinking alcohol is a worldwide phenomenon. Every country has its own favorite alcohol beverage and there are many nations arguing about who the world´s heaviest drinker is. Alcohol has been around for thousands of years and in the course of time, many interesting alcohol-related facts have emerged. From the pathological fear of an empty glass to a 3.75 million-dollar vodka, check out these 25 unbelievable facts about alcohol you may not realize are true.

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Researches suggest that at any given time, 0.7% of the world population is drunk. It means 50 million people are drunk right now.

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You can have a bottle of the world´s most expensive vodka for just mere 3.75 million dollars. “The Billionare Vodka“ is first ice-filtered, then filtered through Nordic birch charcoal and lastly passed through sand made from crushed diamonds and gems. It is sold in a platinum and rhodium encased, diamond encrusted crystal bottle.

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Every year in the U.S., roughly 5,000 people under the age of 21 die from an alcohol-related incident such as car crashes, homicides, alcohol poisoning and other related injuries.

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A muscular person has a higher alcohol tolerance than someone with more body fat. Water-rich muscle tissues absorb alcohol more effectively, preventing it from reaching the brain.

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A bottle of champagne contains 90 pounds or pressure per square inch, which is three times the pressure found in car tires. The popped cork from a champagne bottle travels as fast as 60 miles per hour and can cause some serious damage.

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