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Why are people not consuming less alcohol along with alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) inhibitor like 4-methylpyrazole (4-MP) to reduce liver scarring?

Humans have been drinking alcohol for its intoxicating effects. For intoxication a small amount of alcohol is sufficient, but because the liver is very efficient in filtering it, we need more of it to ...
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How can I determine whether infused spirits contain sugar (before buying)?

I'm sick of buying infused spirits (usually advertised in the U.S. as flavored vodkas) and discovering that they have added sugar (and often, apparently, glycerin). I have scoured labels and asked in ...
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Why is it a Ginger "Beer" and not a Ginger "Cider"?

It seems that Ginger Beer has no barley, no hops, no wort, no malted anything; so why is it a "beer"? Seems like it is closer to a cider.
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Beer containing electrolytes

I love drinking beer after a run. It's also good to drink electrolytes after a run. Is it possible to add electrolytes to beer? How would you do it?
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