June 15th, 2010
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Category: Dish, liquor
Definition: Technically, an alcohol is an organic compound in which a OH hydroxyl group is connected to a carbon atom. In culinary terms, the term refers specifically to ethanol, or ethyl alcohol, created by the fermentation of sugars. It is naturally colorless in its pure form

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