IPAs Are Giving You Man Boobs

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by Westyn, Jun 18, 2015.

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  1. DarthVorador

    DarthVorador Disciple (309) Dec 7, 2014 Pennsylvania

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  2. Robtobfest

    Robtobfest Disciple (325) Oct 21, 2009 Connecticut

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  3. Himself

    Himself Initiate (170) May 20, 2014 Massachusetts

    Well I guess I better change my "weightlifting regimen" from 12oz curls to 16oz curls.
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  4. BeerBob

    BeerBob Savant (914) May 30, 2002 Nebraska

  5. DarthVorador

    DarthVorador Disciple (309) Dec 7, 2014 Pennsylvania

    No, I'm a man! Man, so no one wanted to see THAT...LOL. I WAS however made to turn it inside out a number of times in school, lol
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  6. Cafu912

    Cafu912 Initiate (104) Jul 19, 2014 Ohio

    I guess I'll need a mansiere
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  7. GuitarIPA

    GuitarIPA Zealot (541) Mar 24, 2013 Connecticut

    Best thread response ever. Cheers
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  8. SHODriver

    SHODriver Poo-Bah (2,042) Aug 13, 2010 North Carolina

    That article is lacking anything close to representing scientific rigor. The link to their source is not a scientific journal but merely repeating anecdotal evidence like the rest of their garbage article. This is nothing more than fear mongering nonsense. Maybe the writer is hoping to kill the IPA movement so he can easily get his hands on the hard to find stuff.
  9. Findog

    Findog Initiate (96) Nov 28, 2006 Colorado

    "Doctor Parkinson declared 'I'm not surprised to see you here
    You've got smokers cough from smoking, brewer's droop from drinking beer"
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  10. chrisjws

    chrisjws Champion (859) Dec 3, 2014 California

    I have terrible insomnia. Clearly this means I need to drink a Pliny before bed every night.
  11. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Meyvn (1,018) Oct 24, 2009 California

    Go ahead... you cry now.
  12. tylerstravis

    tylerstravis Meyvn (1,037) Feb 14, 2014 Colorado

    I think it's spelling Jim and yeah, he's great!
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  13. hoser

    hoser Aspirant (272) Feb 17, 2003 Alberta (Canada)

    In 2007 I wrote a piece for All About Beer making a joke in it about man boobs, the only evidence to support the statement in piece was found by a Belgian friend on a Dutch Drag Queen website, not exactly a trusted scientific source . The bigger problem is late night food sins and greasy bar food to your man boobs, urban myth guys.
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  14. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (4,456) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
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    That's not the only thing in that article that's a load of crap, either. It was tough to go a paragraph without finding something that was misleading, unsupported by any kind of evidence, or flat out wrong. (Example: apparently the Rheinheitsgebot affected all of Europe.....in 1512.....and everyone threw away all their "medicinal" beer recipes. There are three different statements involved in his claim, and all three are laughably false.)
  15. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (2,899) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
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    On the plus side (unintended), maybe if I play with mine enough my wife will get jealous.
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  16. dyldo_g

    dyldo_g Initiate (58) Jun 3, 2015 Pennsylvania

    The author seems like a person I would LOVE to have a beer with. Just as long as the beer didnt have any hops or barley in it of course and only had herbs with a medicinal benifit.
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  17. Roguer

    Roguer Poo-Bah (4,456) Mar 25, 2013 Georgia
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    Similarly, I'd love to have a steak with him. As long as it contained no beef, wasn't cooked, and was actually just a piece of cardboard with the word "steak" written on it.
  18. otispdriftwood

    otispdriftwood Initiate (0) Dec 9, 2011 Colorado

    OK. So now I can't drink beer from cans because of whatever it's called in the liner. I can't drink IPAs because they give me man boobs. Anything else?
    I scanned the article quickly. Aside from the fact that it's probably BS, I didn't see anything about what quantities this statement applied to. One IPA, one hundred IPAs, etc. Are DIPAs worse that IPAs? And has anyone ever heard of medicinal beer? Bottom line - another worthless article about craft beer written by someone whose knowledge of the subject comes from reading 3 other worthless articles.
  19. 31Sam13

    31Sam13 Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2014 New Hampshire

    And I was always so proud that they were naturals...:slight_frown:...
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  20. DukeCola

    DukeCola Initiate (89) Mar 14, 2015 New Hampshire

    So overrated!
  21. rgordon

    rgordon Savant (992) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Well, someone should get all entreprenuerial and develop a discreet man-hop-bra.
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  22. Uconnelmo

    Uconnelmo Zealot (542) Jan 2, 2015 Connecticut

    I knew it... oo
  23. putonyourwalkingshoes

    putonyourwalkingshoes Disciple (395) Jul 31, 2013 California

    I think overall weight gain is more of a contributor of the dreaded moobs than hops.
  24. dutesanch

    dutesanch Disciple (352) Apr 22, 2014 California

    So if you want to pump up your signifigant other's fun bags just push IPA's on her?
  25. timotao

    timotao Disciple (307) Sep 16, 2013 New York

    i wonder if Meat Loaf drinks alot of IPAs
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  26. Yellolab2010

    Yellolab2010 Zealot (596) Jan 25, 2014 Pennsylvania

    I doubt it! She will probably be relieved not to have you bothering her like my wife will.
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  27. jooler

    jooler Crusader (706) Dec 11, 2014 California

    Drinking IPAs >>>> not having man boobs
  28. Chewy_Donisi

    Chewy_Donisi Initiate (0) Jan 18, 2015 Florida

    this is the greatest thing iv ever read on here
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  29. WillemHC

    WillemHC Initiate (134) Jun 21, 2013 Utah

    Makes me feel even better about my six week break from any form of alcohol.
  30. BeerBob

    BeerBob Savant (914) May 30, 2002 Nebraska

    Victor's Secret?
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  31. Mehinaman

    Mehinaman Zealot (537) May 16, 2015 Washington

    not so sure about that insomnia claim. I drink a lot of IPA and I still struggle with insomnia at times.
  32. SenorHops

    SenorHops Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2010 Rhode Island

    Awesome. I love boobs and beer!
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  33. loafinaround

    loafinaround Aspirant (200) Jul 16, 2011 New York

    my massive girls better not be boy boobs... or else I've got more issues to contend with than I originally thought!

    What contributes to the formation of big knockers? Children. Definitely not DIPAs.

    Although if you drink 2 bombers a night, anything is possible. Could blame a pumpkin belly on pumpkin brews...
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  34. Mlkluther

    Mlkluther Initiate (0) Sep 22, 2014 Alberta (Canada)

    I run 10 KMs or more 4-5 times a week. It's the only way I know how to keep the weight under control. I'm not going to start eating and drinking less. So - I run.
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  35. GetTheYayo

    GetTheYayo Devotee (433) Aug 26, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Life's all about balance. You wanna drink a lot of beer (and I do) and maintain a physique? Be prepared to put in the work. It's that simple.
  36. WIED

    WIED Initiate (99) Jan 14, 2008 Montana

    If IPAs are wrong I don't want to be right. I know a lot of dudes my age who drink B M C are as afflicted.
  37. Kuaff

    Kuaff Initiate (0) Mar 31, 2013 Alaska

    Yay! Now I won't need to get those implants I always wanted.

    Hoo-ray for hops.
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  38. Beerds

    Beerds Initiate (0) May 13, 2015 Alabama

    . It's called a "bro" bro. Meet me in the billiard room with Frank and Kosmo
  39. Tripel_Threat

    Tripel_Threat Poo-Bah (2,640) Jun 29, 2014 Michigan
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    Soooooo, downside man-boobs, but upside no menopause?
    Glad I dodged that bullet!
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  40. mactrail

    mactrail Poo-Bah (9,191) Mar 24, 2009 Washington

    Other upside it helps your lactation. Which reminds me, how come no Milk Stout remarks here? I just had a Southern Tier Double Milk Stout...
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