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07/10/2014 04:43 EDT | Updated 07/16/2014 11:59 EDT

Does Drinking Champagne Get You Drunk Faster?

By the time you hit the age of approximately 25, you're well aware of which alcohols you can comfortably consume without having to call in sick to work the next day. But as anyone who's drank a glass of champagne at a celebratory function knows, those seemingly innocuous little bubbles can work their magic much faster than your go-to bevvie.

In the video above from PopSugar, health editor Michele Foley explains why that's scientifically true — and why you can't even avoid the problem when you switch over to mixed drinks.

And while you're thinking about champagne, why not check out these recipes for leftover champagne? (But really, does such a thing as "leftover champagne" exist? Cheers!)

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