Special Events

Distilling Knowledge: The Science Behind Drinking's Greatest Myths, Legends, & Unanswered Questions

When: Fri., Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 2017

You’ll learn about a variety of scientifically-tested factors that speed up intoxication or prolong sobriety, and experience a few of them firsthand. On the drinking side, we’ll discuss the effects of carbonation on alcohol absorption, the importance of consumption rate to BAC, and the counterintuitive drink strength that leads to peak acute inebriation. On the sobering-up side, we’ll bust the myth that nothing but time can bring down your buzz, discussing the effects of water and food (including certain especially helpful types of food) on intoxication, even if taken after the fact.

Price: $45