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Tested: A Chemical Time Machine Makes Whiskey Taste Older, Faster
South Carolina inventor ages liquor overnight
How Scottish Scientists Re-Created a Hundred-Year-Old Whisky
Preserved in Antarctica since 1907, the Scotch that Ernest Shackleton drank is now available in stores
Video: Hydraulic Beverage-Making Typewriter Turns Words Into Mixology
An oft-repeated truism (and a much-loved one, especially on Fridays) holds that writing and drinking go hand in hand. Now...
Tasting Scotch Whisky, Note By Vacuum-Distilled Note
Laboratory separation techniques pull out the various flavors in a single glass of whisky for individual study and/or enjoyment
Video: Revolutionary Beer-Pouring System Fills Cups At Breakneck Speed, Using Magnets
A magnet-powered method of pouring beer from the bottom up that works nine times faster than traditional methods, further proof...
Archive Gallery: The Science of Prohibition, 1919-1933
At the dawn of Prohibition, the future of happy hour looked bleak, but PopSci's archives reveal that within every speakeasy resides a science lab, and within every bootlegger, an unlikely inventor or chemist
Scottish Scientists Turn Whisky Into Biofuel
File this under news you can raise a glass to: Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University have figured out how to...
Harold McGee, Food Science Guru, Turns His Attention to Serious Drinking
At a cocktail convention, McGee and other experts unleash a cutting-edge arsenal of handy science
Faithful Willow Garage Robot Taught to Fetch Beer from Fridge
First it learns to shoot pool, now this
For Booze Without Hangovers, Fortifying Liquor With Oxygen Might Be the Key
The effects of alcohol are generally pleasant until they’re not anymore, at which point they become blindingly painful and, in...