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Old 11-28-2005, 01:46 PM   #1
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Hi,

I've just started brewing a home brew kit for my brothers 21st, Its a simple lager kit.

I just tried a little bit 1 day after starting it. It tasted great, but I must have drunk soem live yeast.

Is that dangerous in any way?

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Old 11-28-2005, 02:04 PM   #2
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Yeast contains Vitamin B. When drinking alcohol it depletes Vit B, so it is actually healthy for you.
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Old 11-28-2005, 08:07 PM   #3
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It will likely be more bitter. Drink too much of it, and you'll get the runs. Aside from a sore posterior, it won't hurt you.

 
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Old 11-28-2005, 08:27 PM   #4
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If you think it tastes good now, give it a week!
If you think it tastes good then give it a month!
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Old 11-28-2005, 08:54 PM   #5
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Live yeast isn't a problem. In fact, Brewer's Yeast is sold as a food suppliment in healthfood stores, as it is the only non-animal source of B12. You are more likely to have a gas problem from the unfermented sugars.
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Old 11-28-2005, 09:56 PM   #6
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Quote:
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Live yeast isn't a problem. In fact, Brewer's Yeast is sold as a food suppliment in healthfood stores, as it is the only non-animal source of B12. You are more likely to have a gas problem from the unfermented sugars.
True, my daughter stopped drinking Hefe Weizen because of her gas.

Me, I think it's normal (I would). I like the ease of relief...
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