Why does alcohol burn when you drink it? [Video] Posted by: CDN Editorial Staff in Videos January 19, 2016 Comments Off on Why does alcohol burn when you drink it? [Video] The SciShow explains just why it is that alcohol burns your throat when it is slammed, shot, slurped or otherwise sucked-down! READ: Transformers: The Last Knight - Official Trailer (2017) 2016-01-19 CDN Editorial Staff tweet Looking for more great news and commentary from a conservative perpective? Visit our homepage!