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New beer will not give you a hangover


Posted on Monday, 19 August, 2013 | Comment icon 25 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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Scientists in Australia have come up with a new beer that could spell the end of the dreaded hangover.

To make the perfect beverage, a research team at the Griffith Health Institute looked at ways to reduce dehydration, one of the main causes of a hangover. Their solution was to reduce the alcoholic content and to add electrolytes to the beer, minerals that help keep the body's fluid level balanced and which are often added to sports drinks. The result is a beer that is still essentially beer but that is far less likely to give you a hard time the following morning.

"Of the four different beers the subjects consumed, our augmented light beer was by far the most well retained by the body, meaning it was the most effective at rehydrating the subjects," said associate professor Ben Desbrow.

"While beer has long been known to contain positive nutrients resulting from its plant origins and fermentation process, the alcohol content means it goes out faster than water which increases dehydration."

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Comment icon #16 Posted by pallidin on 19 August, 2013, 16:47
So why did they have to reduce the alcohol content? Couldn't they just have increased the electrolytes ? Maybe not for some reason. They're the scientists I quess. EDIT: I do know this lady that pours a couple shots of vodka into a regular-size bottle of gatorade.
Comment icon #17 Posted by YukiEsmaElite0 on 19 August, 2013, 16:58
Wonder if it still does the same ammount of damage to your liver and such...
Comment icon #18 Posted by pallidin on 19 August, 2013, 17:17
Wonder if it still does the same ammount of damage to your liver and such... Probably, as added electrolytes does nothing to stop the impact of alcohol on the liver. But, being a "low alcohol" content beer, most people would suffer little effect on their liver unless, I suppose, they drank too much.
Comment icon #19 Posted by paperdyer on 19 August, 2013, 17:29
. ain't no such thing Richard..... ;-) You're right!
Comment icon #20 Posted by brlesq1 on 20 August, 2013, 9:34
Too bad I stopped drinking years ago.
Comment icon #21 Posted by DKO on 20 August, 2013, 12:17
Keep the regular alcohol content and add the electrolytes then I'll try it. As long as it doesn't taste weird.
Comment icon #22 Posted by MysticStrummer on 20 August, 2013, 16:55
They can call it GatorBeer. GatorAle Instead of learning to stop nonsensical and self destructive behavior, count on humans to spend time and money inventing a way to continue it with less discomfort. Once again I have to say it... the movie Idiocracy is looking more prophetic all the time.
Comment icon #23 Posted by mesuma on 21 August, 2013, 22:24
It was either gonna be the Aussies or us Scots. Solidarity my alky brothers.
Comment icon #24 Posted by tipotep on 22 August, 2013, 3:32
I can see it now , I take a six pack of gatorale to the next p*** on with my mates , they will call me one of the following ... Shirt lifter Nad lover Poofter Gayboy Slim Jack Reach-around Or a combination of all the above and a few I couldn't mention on a public forum ! TiP.
Comment icon #25 Posted by Likely Guy on 22 August, 2013, 4:09
...In order to create it, they have had to reduce the alcohol content. http://www.dailymail...esearchers.html BOOOOOO! Stupid researchers! Pretty soon we'll all be sitting around drinking cans of carbonated water and pretending we have a glow on.


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