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A very Pete-y malt
People with diabetes occasionally note the growth of mould in their toilets – a consequence of the sugars present in their urine.
Artist / designer James Gilpin made the observation that yeast would probably grow as well, and from that thought it was (apparently!) only a short step to making whisky from the fermented urine.
I sincerely hope that this never catches on, but it is perhaps an interesting way to draw attention to an unrecognised symptom … in the US there are currently about 7 million people with undiagnosed diabetes.