SideBlog: The Science of Dilution

The Science of Dilution. Audrey Saunders and Harold McGee explain why water can make aromas stronger.

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I am 48 years old, married with two young daughters. My interests are tennis, reading, computers, politics, and of course cocktails. I run a murder mystery party business that caters to both corporate and private events, Killing Time, murder consultants.

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  • Huh. I was kind of dubious about the idea of alcohol clusters, but after a bit of poking around there are legit papers on the subject. Ultimately though, simple solubility seems like the best explanation for how dilution works.

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