Video: Why can't I distill liquor at home?

Why can't I distill liquor at home? (video)
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Distilling liquor might be a relatively simple process—heating a fermented liquid and keeping only the boiled alcohol—but it is dangerous and illegal without a license.

To extract only alcohol from a mixture of many ingredients, scientists must explore boiling points and the that shape them:


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