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Is sugar soluble in alcohol?


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January 26, 2008 7:15PM

Yes, sugar is soluable in alcohol. I am assuming you mean drinking alcohol although it is soluable in all organic alcohols. The hyrdoxy (-OH) groups on both the sugar and the alcohol allow for hydrogen bonding, making sugar very soluable in alcohol. Hydrogen bonds are also the reason sugar is so soluable in water.