Hangover free cocktails could be on their way

5th October, 2017 by Lucy Shaw

London-based drugs scientist David Nutt is developing a formula for synthetic alcohol that will deliver all the liberating effects of alcohol without the hangover.

As reported by The Times, if Nutt’s experiments with ‘Alcarelle’ prove fruitful he plans to roll out the product to hundreds of cocktail bars in the UK.

Nutt is currently seeking to raise £7 million in funding to fuel the project, which is currently undergoing safety checks to make sure it’s fit for human consumption.

Imperial College London professor Nutt has been working on the idea for a decade experimenting with over 80 substances that mimic the effects of alcohol on the brain.

He has narrowed the final recipe down to five compounds, which he plans to submit to the Food Standards Agency (FSA)….

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