Chantal Martineau, writing in The Atlantic:
It takes 171 pounds of new potatoes to produce a single bottle of Karlsson’s Gold [and] 31 pounds of wheat for a bottle of Absolut.
That means a shot of vodka is distilled from enough foodmass to make a meal. Not a nutritious one, just potatoes or bread; but still enough to keep someone alive.
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