Monday, April 21, 2014

Drink Out; Dust In

Feds approve the sale of powdered alcohol | Fox News:

Ever tried to transport a bottle of alcohol only to give up because it was too heavy or it broke? Meet your new best beverage friend: powdered booze.
A patent for Palcohol has now been approved by the Treasury Department, reports Lehrman’s Beverage Law.
According to the product website, Palcohol is expected to launch this fall. Six versions are on tap to be released including a Vodka flavor that has been distilled four times, a plain rum powder, and four cocktail powers – Cosmopolitan, Mojito, Powderita (Margarita), and Lemon Drop. All you need is a little water to get the party started.
 The product is gluten free and has about... (obscured in the original article.

 The site is even touting its potential as a condiment, right up there with salt, pepper, and a little Parmesan cheese. This is from their website, according to Lehrman: ...

Pack it in your pocket, along with your grass.   The good news is, there's no distinctive aroma to give you away at the Football Game!

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Anonymous said...

I don't know if it's true or not, but supposedly in the previous century, the French military experimented with powdered wine, which could be reconstituted with water. It was so awful that even the Foreign Legion could not stomach the stuff.

Mark said...

Some ideas should remain, just ideas.