Rotgutonix Alcohol Tester Helps You Pick Your Poison

It won't stop you from overdrinking, but Rotgutonix will test unmixed drinks (or those mixed with water) for the presence of unadulterated alcohol aka rotgut. The concept has a chemical sensor can detect several alcoholic brands in about 20 seconds.

At present, the device is set to analyze the following brands: Johnny Walker, JB, DYC, Pampero, Brugal and Havana club, although in future version we expect that Rotgutonix will be able to analyze the chemical composition of over 20 well-known brands, mainly rum, whisky, gin, and vodka.

The site also says the device is currently "a prototype still in the marketing phase", but we'll look out for it.

Rotgutonix Alcohol Tester Helps You Pick Your PoisonS

A fun side note: it's designed by the guy who gave the world the Condometric (a condom with a ruler stenciled on it) and the ball and chain student study aid (with built-in unlocking timer). Right then! [Curiosite via Technabob]