Why can’t I distill liquor at home?
Distilling spirits can be a relatively simple process — heating a fermented liquid and keeping only the boiled alcohol — but it’s dangerous and illegal without a license.
To extract alcohol alone from a mixture of many ingredients, scientists must examine boiling points and the intermolecular forces that shape them:
Image: Space ball produced by the Multiscale Boiling experiment
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