Leave it to Scotland to discover that whisky lowers not only inhibitions but also carbon emissions.
Edinburgh Napier University has developed a biofuel based on whisky byproducts, the BBC reports. Researchers used the byproducts to create biobutanol, a fuel that provides 30% more output than ethanol.
If they successfully bid for it to be available at the pump, it could be a financial windfall for the Scottish, who count whisky as a major industry. Plus, since the fuel needs only the byproducts from the whisky-production process, that would mean more (and cheaper) booze. Sounds like a win all around.