Booze made from birch trees tastes like whisky or brandy, while cedar tree alcohol is more refreshing, according to the researchers. Photo: SCMP/Sibberi

Japanese researchers hope to be the first to turn wood into booze

Besides making a pleasant drink, turning trees into alcohol will also ‘help promote the forestry industry’, says technique’s developer Yuichiro Otsuka

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Booze made from birch trees tastes like whisky or brandy, while cedar tree alcohol is more refreshing, according to the researchers. Photo: SCMP/Sibberi
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