We spoke to Mark Phillips, the inventor of Palcohol, about the process of inventing his product, his background in wine tasting, and the real reason why liquor companies are worried about his invention.
States still have the final word and, citing potential abuse by minors, some may say "no."
But a bunch of states have already banned it.
Consumers may be in love with the co-co Cosmos, but many states are trying to place bans on powdered cocktails before they even make it to store shelves.
Drinking alcohol like a grown-ass adult is hard. You're older, wiser, and overall a better person (hopefully). This is why the ban on Palcohol does not affect you.
Don't try this at home.
Getting face-meltingly drunk the old-fashioned, liquid-to-mouth way isn't what I'd call difficult.
Palcohol quietly passed a round of federal approval two weeks ago, and the belated revelation recently sent everyone into a tizzy.
You'll soon be able to buy alcohol in powder packets. Snorting is not recommended.