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Drink away Cancer and Diabetes with a Double IPA

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by broodog, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. broodog

    broodog Savant (395) Illinois Jul 18, 2009

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  2. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    That aiding is weight loss part is a load of crap.
    afrokaze and Powderhornphil like this.
  3. jglowe77

    jglowe77 Initiate (0) Massachusetts Jan 24, 2011

    Are you trying to tell me that in the near future, cases of Heady Topper will be covered by insurance?!:D
  4. Bleh... I can see drug companies buying hops now and driving our precious beer prices up!
    sergeantstogie likes this.
  5. Unfortunetly, agree......
    jglowe77 likes this.
  6. Haha, good point here, I feel like I can see whole foods marketing hop medicines now...
  7. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    You mean like this? Too late...there's a whole raft of 'em already.

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  8. Put one drop in each eye at morning and night.
  9. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    I remember reading somewhere that a traditional use for hops flowers/buds was as a sleep aid - put under the pillow which is weird too. Have a book on "folk remedies" and there's about a half page of hops-related stuff. I'd much rather drink my daily allotment in a nice, malt-based beverage!

    Yeah - the eyedropper thing always amazes me with these tinctures and extracts.
  10. ChanChan

    ChanChan Advocate (620) California Dec 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    I only go to Whole Foods for their awesome Cali Hop-Bombs!!
  11. No, sorry, your insurance doesn't cover name brands. Your local pharmacy will be happy to issue these[​IMG]
  12. jglowe77

    jglowe77 Initiate (0) Massachusetts Jan 24, 2011

    Well played.
  13. ThirdEyePA

    ThirdEyePA Savant (380) Texas Nov 7, 2011

    Coincidence that another controversial medicine, cannabis, is +90% genetically identical? I think not!
  14. leedorham

    leedorham Champion (855) Washington Apr 27, 2006

    If you drink 1/2 gallon of DIPA per day you are pretty much guaranteed not to die of cancer or diabetes.
  15. duobob

    duobob Savant (305) Illinois Oct 10, 2012

    I guess I had better get started!
  16. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    nah, you'd totally lose weight if you ate a giant bowl of hops every day. Not in beer form, however....
  17. loafinaround

    loafinaround Savant (415) New York Jul 16, 2011

    cause you'll die of cirrhosis :D
    devlishdamsel likes this.
  18. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    Depends, do I want lunch or save my money and pick up a 6pk to drink later?
    creepinjeeper likes this.
  19. LeRose

    LeRose Advocate (725) Massachusetts Nov 24, 2011 Subscriber

    The extraction process is actually way cool. High pressure carbon dioxide so it stays liquid at around 100 degrees C. The equipment is freakin awesome, hardly makes a sound, very good yields, and no toxic solvents. I wonder if any brewers have tried using any?
  20. TheBeerAlmanac

    TheBeerAlmanac Poobah (1,030) Kentucky Mar 3, 2011 Beer Trader

    I see what you did there.
  21. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    I knew it! It's the beer that makes me healthy!!
  22. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Champion (950) Missouri Nov 8, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Good ol' beer comes to the rescue again!
  23. Well 99% of mouse genes have direct analogues in humans. We're pretty similar, too, right? :D

    Not disagreeing, though, I'm totally down with medical marijuana.
  24. Cubatobaco

    Cubatobaco Advocate (725) Virginia Jan 27, 2013 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Yeah...more than it is now...lol.
  25. barfdiggs

    barfdiggs Savant (420) California Mar 22, 2011

    Just don't try and drink a Shipyard IPA to fix your diabetes because all the diacetyl in it will give you alzheimers.