What is Alcohol? What is Alcohol?
A beginners guide to the chemistry of alcohol.

  How is alcohol made?
How is alcohol made?
Why one small fungus is vital for everything from beer to bourbon.
 

   
 

Alcohol uses Alcohol uses
Yes you can drink it, but what else? It's more useful than you think.

  Alcohol through time
Alcohol through time
When did we first discover alcohol? When did pubs start appearing? It's all here.
 

   
  Unit calculator Unit calculator How many units in a litre of extra strong cider? Don't know? You need our unit calculator.   Alcohol calories Alcohol calories If you're trying to stay in shape then find out how a few drinks could set you back to square one.