A backyard ethanol still will be out by the end of the year, according to The New York Times. Fill 'er up honey.
"It’s going to cause havoc in the market and cause great financial stress in the oil industry," says Thomas J. Quinn, one of the partners in E-fuel Corporation.
Too good to be true?
I suspect it is, at least coming out of the gate. The E-Fuel 100 MicroFueler is expected to cost $9,995, use sugar as feedstock and run on electricity.
Don't forget the Revenuers at the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. A still's a still. Get your permit and promise to do your cooking outdoors. I almost forgot, you've got to own land, so Northern Marianas Descent only locally.
And don't sample the merchandise.