Is powdered alcohol a thing of our future?

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Alcohol has been whipped, vaporized, canned into energy drinks and mixed into Jell-O shots. Now, meet powdered alcohol.

A new product called Palcohol will instantly turn water into a Kool-Aid for adults. Just add water to the powdered drink mix for a fast cocktail.

To the surprise of critics, federal regulators originally gave the powder a thumbs up. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved several flavors this month — including the liquors vodka and rum, and cocktails such as Lemon Drop and Cosmopolitan.

With a package weighing only an ounce, the powdered alcohol is more portable than a bottle or flask of liquor. But critics have taken to Internet blogs to say maybe it’s a bit too convenient and potentially dangerous.

The company that makes Palcohol, Lipsmark, caused a stir with some of its recommended uses for the instant booze. The Palcohol website previously…

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