Professor David Nutt who was recently awarded the Nature/Sense About Science prize for standing up for science, this month gave a short talk at Bristol TEDx which might make you see alcohol under a new light. Beyond the fact below cited by Prof. Nutt I'm not going to give any spoilers so this post will be short and sweet. Enjoy.
In fact the entire Bristol TEDx event is pretty delightful. Watch the full stream here.