When Low-Proof Whiskey Becomes High Octane Fuel

Regular and unleaded.

Just in time for the next gas crisis: A scientist in Edinburgh has received an award for his research on converting distillery by-products into biofuel. Martin Tangney has been working with Tullibardine Distillery for a little more than two months and is already converting its waste pot ale and draff, which are regularly discarded after distillation, into gallons of beautiful Scottish gas that can be burned in different kinds of engines. Hooray for Scotch! [The Spirits Business]