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Old 08-10-2012, 02:28 AM   #11
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Tell them beer is what got the western world through the plague. When all the water was contaminated with sewage, beer and wine were the only safe things to drink. Then refer them to one of Revvy's responses in an "is it safe?" thread.


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Old 08-10-2012, 02:35 AM   #12
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Just summarize the process to them. Everything you use when brewing is, presumably, sterilized using Starsan/iodophor/etc. Plus the wort itself is boiled, which kills any microorganisms there. Beer is safer than sushi you eat at a restaurant, or even licking the spatula after making cookie dough.


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Old 08-10-2012, 02:37 AM   #13
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Bottle your brew in some commercial bottles where the labels are screened on (Stone or Red Stripe) and when they are like "man that is good beer!" you can tell them that it's your beer.
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:46 AM   #14
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Tell them to sac up and drink it! I've never had to twist anyone's arm to drink a beer before. If they are that worried about it, make them look it up themselves. You made the beer and did all the work already. You don't owe them any evidence, studies, or whatever, that homebrew beer is safe.
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Old 08-10-2012, 02:57 AM   #15
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lol. Dude, your friends are just messing with you.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:01 AM   #16
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Water board them with your home brew.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:10 AM   #17
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More beer for you. All though I love when someone tastes my beer and the first thing that they say rather supprised is "oh it tastes like beer" what did you think it would taste like.
Lmao!
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:21 AM   #18
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Water board them with your home brew.
If that does not convince them, try doing this with cheaply made BMC beers to see if they can tell the difference.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:27 AM   #19
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Get new, less lame friends.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:32 AM   #20
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I'm really surprised that people from the home of the manila folder would show such trepidation. Come on, the inventors of the manila folder!


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