Originally Posted by Nuggets
Comment on Scientific Kitty: Pure alcohol is NOT a solution but in fact a polar liquid. Dissolve anything into it, it becomes a solution (homogeneous solution), or if you can't get something to completely dissolve into the alcohol (like a non polar liquid such as motor oil) then you have what is known as a heterogeneous mixture/solution.
Sorry, the chemist in me felt like doing a mini rage.
The alcohol pulls in moisture from the air, making it a solution. Most alcohols for drinking are solutions.