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Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« on: August 29, 2013, 05:30:49 AM »
The answer is no, of course. ;)

The video in the deadspin link is kinda cool.

http://mashbang.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/can-you-get-drunk-on-na-beer/
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2013, 06:11:07 AM »
Would be a fun experiment....get a bunch of college kids and divide into two groups with half of them drinking non-alcoholic beer.  Neither group knows what they are drinking except that its beer...see what happens.

I had a can of sharps when I was pretty young and until somebody told me it was non-alcoholic I could have sworn I was getting a buzz :)

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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2013, 08:05:20 AM »
My understanding is that none of those beers are totally non alcoholic.  All have at least a fraction of a percent. So I suppose if you drank enough you could get drunk.
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2013, 08:11:29 AM »
The Government seems to think so as they put their warning label on NA beers. I also get ID'd every time I buy one.

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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2013, 08:57:32 AM »
I think it's called polydipsia: water intoxication.

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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2013, 11:59:13 AM »
My understanding is that none of those beers are totally non alcoholic.  All have at least a fraction of a percent. So I suppose if you drank enough you could get drunk.

Read the link old man. ;)

Theoretically, it would take 56+/- of them to reach 0.08 BAC.
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2013, 12:18:18 PM »
My understanding is that none of those beers are totally non alcoholic.  All have at least a fraction of a percent. So I suppose if you drank enough you could get drunk.

Read the link old man. ;)

Theoretically, it would take 56+/- of them to reach 0.08 BAC.

consumed fast enough that your liver can't keep up?
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2013, 12:18:39 PM »
I would think by the time you got to the 5th or 6th can, you would have metabolized what little alcohol was in the first :P
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #8 on: August 29, 2013, 12:27:45 PM »
I should have posted 56 in an hour. About 11.2 ounces per minute. ;)
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Re: Can you get drunk on Non-Alcoholic Beer?
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2013, 12:29:37 PM »
My understanding is that none of those beers are totally non alcoholic.  All have at least a fraction of a percent. So I suppose if you drank enough you could get drunk.

Read the link old man. ;)

Theoretically, it would take 56+/- of them to reach 0.08 BAC.

Hey, you didn't say I was supposed to read it first!  ;)
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