Beer Consumption Increases Human Attractiveness to Malaria Mosquitoes

Discussion in 'Beer News' started by rvdoorn, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. rvdoorn

    rvdoorn Jun 4, 2009 Netherlands

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  2. Bendurgin

    Bendurgin Feb 5, 2010 Maine
    Beer Trader

    Worth it.
     
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  3. bum732

    bum732 Feb 18, 2008 Lesotho

    My conclusion from the study is don't drink dolo beer.
     
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  4. DirtyPenny

    DirtyPenny Jun 25, 2011 Massachusetts

    Cool, I got in fast enough to make the obvious joke.

    ahem

    Beer consumption increases human attractiveness to humans too! Eh? Eh? Right? (If this were delivered in person, I'd be elbowing somebody in the ribs right now.)
     
  5. azorie

    azorie Mar 18, 2006 Florida

    yea it was posted in old forums 2 years ago. In you live here in Florida (anywhere in the South really) you do 1 or of 2 things. You learn when to go outside, and you learn to use allot of OFF. Some that smoke allot claim it helps.
    Them bugs bite me with or without beer, so its either spray or stay in the Florida room or the house. Its funny in Florida the natives know to go outside in our so called winter. Windy places help allot AKA the beach/salt water...

    we buy cases of OFF. WE like to go outside allot. Also we more worried about West Nile than malaria. I had shots and pills for malaria, heck I cannot remember the last time I heard anyone getting that here, but WND, bad news.
     
  6. bushycook

    bushycook Jan 31, 2011 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Weird. All my life mosquitos have torn my ass up, then when I started drinking IPAs and DIPAs a few years ago, they seemed to leave me alone. I thought it may have been the hop aroma coming out in my sweat and keeping them away.
     
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  7. PapaEugene

    PapaEugene Jun 8, 2009 Netherlands

    Snails are attracted to beer....
     
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  8. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    I'll take an elbow in the ribs over "the wink" any day...damn I hate that...
     
  9. DrDoitchbig

    DrDoitchbig Jun 6, 2009 Michigan

    Good thing I don't live in Botswana.
     
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  10. Rzzzzz

    Rzzzzz Nov 10, 2007 California

    Works both ways. I don't know about the rest of you but after a few beers I find mosquitos incredibly attractive.
     
  11. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    I live in a malaria area :(
     
  12. Thehuntmaster

    Thehuntmaster Sep 2, 2009 South Africa

    I live in South Africa!!!!
     
  13. kspongeworthy

    kspongeworthy Feb 25, 2011 Texas


    Haw haw! (Neslon Muntz voice)
     
  14. RCL

    RCL Jul 23, 2008 Massachusetts

    "My milk stout brings all the bugs to the yard"
     
  15. blincoln

    blincoln May 9, 2011 California

  16. Longstaff

    Longstaff May 23, 2002 Massachusetts

    Yup, whenever I drink beer, I get hot for some man on mosquito action.
     
  17. TicoCali

    TicoCali Jul 25, 2010 California

    True. Gardening tip
     
  18. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Good thing I don't live in an area with malaria.
     
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