Compression Ignition Addict
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Silverton, OR
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Sounds like the cap was on tight, and held pressure. It basically boiled the booze, and when you do that all the alcohol evaporates. Pressure got to the point where the cap wouldnt hold, shot the cap off, and the vaporized alcohol made a nice flame. Probably would have done the same thing with water, except it wouldnt have made a nice flame.
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