Is alcohol an acid or base ??
It's neither, but sometimes both (confusing, right?).
By the Arrhenius definition of an acid and base, alcohol is neither acidic nor basic when dissolved in water, as it neither produces H+ nor OH- in solution.
When alcohol, though, reacts with very strong bases or very strong acidic solutions, it can act as an acid (giving out its
Alcohol is neither acidic nor basic under “normal” conditions (e.g. water). But in theory, it can actually behave as both depending on your reaction conditions.