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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by Cam Nivag » Sun May 20, 2018 1:33 pm

Tastes like lemonade but with 5% alcohol? Are you trying to get a 9 year old girl drunk?
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by that genius » Sun May 20, 2018 1:44 pm

Alcohol, by definition has sugar in it, no?

I was undertone impression that you cannot make alcohol without sugar.

Which means that there is no such thing as zero-sugar alcohol.

zero-added sugar, maybe.
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by zmth » Thu May 24, 2018 3:24 pm

No way! It's ethanol simple Molecular Formula‎: ‎CH3CH2OH or C2H6O
Chemical Names‎: ‎Ethanol; Ethyl alcohol.
Are u that ignorant of the simplest organic chemistry ? Sugars have a much higher molecular weight and many more carbon, oxygen, hydrogen atoms.
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by zmth » Thu May 24, 2018 3:27 pm

Cam Nivag wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Tastes like lemonade but with 5% alcohol? Are you trying to get a 9 year old girl drunk?
The alcohol is so undetectable one probably could. That is just how great it is. NOt having to put up with that GOD AWFUL taste of beer and other normal mixed drinks.
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by that genius » Thu May 24, 2018 3:32 pm

zmth wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:24 pm
Are u that ignorant of the simplest organic chemistry ? Sugars have a much higher molecular weight and many more carbon, oxygen, hydrogen atoms.
Yes...can we discuss your assumptions?

Seriously, you're surprised that people don't know about the organic chemistry/molecular weights of various alcohols?
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by zmth » Thu May 24, 2018 3:35 pm

Seasquatch wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 10:22 am
There's a Japanese drink Chu Hi or something like that, lemon soju in the can, 5-6% alcohol and tasted low in sugar,
But the later pictures show stated 3% only if that is meant as the alcohol content ?
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by zmth » Thu May 24, 2018 3:39 pm

that genius wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:32 pm
zmth wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:24 pm
Are u that ignorant of the simplest organic chemistry ? Sugars have a much higher molecular weight and many more carbon, oxygen, hydrogen atoms.
Yes...can we discuss your assumptions?

Seriously, you're surprised that people don't know about the organic chemistry/molecular weights of various alcohols?
maybe not that in general but the simplest fundamental high school chemistry - i would think most would remember the prefixes meth... for 1 carbon as in methane , eth... for 2, pent... etc.
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by that genius » Thu May 24, 2018 3:51 pm

I studied chemistry last in 1973...perhaps before you were born or frequented Walkabout/GSM?

I think I can be forgiven for forgetting a few things.

You seem to know a lot about illegal drugs, perhaps you have a special interest in that field and so you have maintained your knowledge.

I have specialised in different areas, which you probably likewise know little about.
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by zmth » Thu May 24, 2018 4:44 pm

Ok ' ignorant ' was a bit strong word perhaps. Otherwise for me nothing to do with illegal drugs that's for sure and i remembered it from high school around 1963-5 and not specialized in that particular area. Yea before i frequented walkabout and gsm which is now about the complete downfall of Phnom Penh along with also esp demolishing of Utopia, Dolphin shack,Sessions, Rocky's etc. in Sihanoukville - what's next - demolishing Big Easy ? About All Hope is gone in Cambodia
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Re: any taste like lemonade etc. but still 5% or more alcohol

Post by bittermelon » Wed May 30, 2018 5:09 am

I have a very limited understanding of chemistry but gather that sugar is converted into alcohol. So technically an alcoholic beverage can claim to be alcohol free. But I wonder if you can shed some light on this for me zmth. In N.Z there is a recent trend towards putting a "99 % sugar free" bubble on beer labels. This is obviously intended to imply some health benefit, but isn't it somewhat misleading? I mean doesn't the sugar have the same amount of calories as the sugar that was used to produce it?
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