Alcohol Is Legal For Everyone Essay

772 Words Apr 18th, 2016 4 Pages
Alcohol is legal for everyone in every state who is twenty one or older. There are many different types of alcohol, depending on what you’re in the mood for. For example, there’s beer, vodka, scotch, whiskey, wine, tequila, bourbon ext… All of the alcoholic beverages you can purchase have a different taste, and a different method of making them. “Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. Alcohol is produced by the fermentation of yeast, sugars, and starches. It is a central nervous system depressant that is rapidly absorbed from the stomach and small intestine into the bloodstream.” (Alcohol National Institute On Drug Abuse) The process of distilling and creating alcohol is very interesting however, it’s been known that people tend to abuse alcohol. Drinking to the point where you lost control of yourself is what I mean by abusing alcohol. During this state of mind people tend to make awful decisions simply because their judgment is impaired. “Nearly 88,0009 people (approximately 62,000 men and 26,000 women9) die from alcohol-related causes annually, making it the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States.” (Alcohol Facts And Statistics). It is a fact that men abuse alcohol more than women. I wonder why is that? Well generally speaking, men seem to make less intelligent decisions than women. Going out to a bar or a club is completely acceptable for anyone who is of drinking age however, intoxicating…

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