10 Myths About Your DrinkPosted 23rd May 12 at 9:44 am by Amin Khairuddin
Fact: Wrong. Your blood alcohol concentration (BAC), the percentage of alcohol in your blood is what matters and not the kind of beverage consumed. Alcohol is alcohol: it is able to mix with water and distribute throughout water in your body, so if you drink a can of beer (5% alc/vol), a glass of wine (12% alc/vol) and a shot of spirit (40% alc/vol), all are equal in absolute alcohol content.
What it will do, though, is give you an upset stomach, as the amount of alcohol absorbed will most likely get you sick. This also debunks the following myths: “Drinking beer before liquor is bad” and “Drinking liquor before beer won’t get you as drunk”