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Timo Marshall: How To Make Alcohol
Unfortunately, vices do not collapse when the rest of the world does. No, we will still be beholden to addictions and things of that nature long after the world falls apart. The desire for such things will be just as strong and there will be no guarantee that you will ever shake them. Many people carry addictions to the grave. Its a sad reality but it can also be a serious advantage to the average survivalist. How?
This article offers the scientific method behind distilling alcohol. If you want to become the king of the barter then having the ability to make alcohol and make it transportable is a great place to start. There is a reason these are billion dollar industries. People like to drink and some people need to drink everyday. There is a moral quandary here for some, still better than killing for what you need.