Having a few sherbets? 'Powdered alcohol' brews up a storm


Dr Simon Cotton

“Powdered alcohol has been in the news this week. First we were told that a product called Palcohol was the hottest new thing to hit the US market, a powder that would dissolve in water to give different types of alcoholic drinks, including rum, vodka and several cocktails. Then, within days, approval for the product was withheld reportedly over labelling issues.”

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