Watch This Chemistry Professor Make Powdered Alcohol in Less Than 2 Minutes

By FWx Editors |

Following the viral rise and fall of powdered alcohol last month, Chemistry & Engineering News decided to conduct a little experiment to see how one creates the admittedly sketchy product. Watch the clip to see professor and food chemist Matt Hartings go all Walter White and make a batch right in his office.

This is not something you want to try at home—ingesting DIY chemistry experiments is dangerous business. But if that’s not dissuading enough, keep in mind that lab notes included, “The powder itself wasn’t particularly appetizing,” “It really coats your tongue,” and “The sheer volume of powder needed for one drink makes it impractical for smuggling into nightclubs.”

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