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Old 12-31-2008, 08:38 PM   #1
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Default just wondering about infection..

Why doesn't the alcohol in beer kill off any potentially infectious little organisms? Anyone ever wondered this?

Just a thought, because I am bored and at work.

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Old 12-31-2008, 08:55 PM   #2
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it does. just sometimes due to poor handling of your beer, it can't kill off everything which leads to an infected batch.

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Old 12-31-2008, 09:04 PM   #3
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I would think the alcohol content is too low to do so. Which is why bacterial soap is 70% or higher

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