Thursday, March 12, 2015

Thanks to palcohol, the load will be much lighter for these backpackers

Photo credit:  U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Powdered Alcohol Federally Approved, facing Concerns.  (WBAY, 3/11/2015)
It’s called ‘palcohol’, and the idea was created by a man who no longer wanted to carry heavy alcohol bottles with him on a hike. One pouch of powder, when mixed with water, becomes one drink of vodka or rum. But it doesn’t come without controversy.

Meet Mark Phillips, the guy who just can't leave the booze at home.

The Guy Behind the Powdered Alcohol That the FDA Approved and Then Unapproved.  (Vocative, 4/23/2014)

And then approved again.

Related post:
The incredible lightness of palcohol.  (1/19/2015)

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