[BBC] N. Korea says it has invented hangover-free alcohol

January 19, 2016

[BBC] — North Korean scientists have invented a hangover-free alcohol, according to the Pyongyang Times.

The state newspaper says the “suave” liquor will spare you wincing when you wake, despite boasting 30%-40% alcohol.

The brew is reportedly made from a type of indigenous ginseng called insam and glutinous rice, and cultivated by an organic farming method.

The product apparently “exudes national flavour”, without dampening your national fervour the following morning.

Among its other unique selling points, according to the Pyongyang Times – the spirit “is highly appreciated by experts and lovers”.

The newspaper article, titled, “Liquor wins quality medal for preserving national smack”, says the Taedonggang Foodstuff Factory has been working for years on the elixir. [READ MORE]