Bravo ITER! I see they iare embracing the alcohol / celebration angle. And yet, this underscores how LONG it will take with the Tokamak!
Method: Put your alcohol in storage until the time of first plasma.
This is best for things that are considered to improve with age).
Bon Voyage et Au Revoir
This must be a tough challenge. You are given a bottle of precious Single Malt Whiskey, you are allowed to hold it and to look at it for one minute and then you have to give it away again— for another 9 years and three months to be precise. Norbert Holtkamp, Hiroshi Matsumoto and Eisuke Tada will only get to see their farewell presents again in November 2019, when ITER will launch into what Gary Johnson called “the biggest celebration in the history of the project”: First Plasma.