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June 8, 2007

Powdered alcohol?

I've recently been reading stories about Dutch students who have invented powdered alcohol. According to them, if you just add water, you get a citrusy beverage with 3 percent alcohol. It's supposedly called Booz2Go, but I haven't found an official Web site for it just yet.

When I do, I'm definitely ordering some and taste-testing it. I'll keep you posted. 

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 7:32 AM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


I hope you also saw the powdered alcohol will not have an age limit, as in the US and many European countries, alcohol is defined as a liquid.

So, now we have a drink that can be bought by anyone, and is fizzy and fun; not sure if this is deliberately positioned to attract children, but still an interesting issue.

Yeah, I saw that, Tom. But since this thing was just announced, I want to wait a little bit and see what happens before starting up that debate.

Plus, I think that if it's technically legal for underage consumption, the government's going to take a hard look at that law pretty quickly.

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