Alcohol here refers to a form of ethyl alcohol that’s taken as a drink and is a common social beverage in various parts of the world. They’re usually sold in three general classes: beer, wine and spirits (whiskey, vodka, etc.). It’s also a psychotropic drug, can lead to dependence and various health issues.
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