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Hangover-Light Beer

Reduces the effects of over indulgence.
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I've heard the main reason people get hangovers is dehydration. So I propose a beer laced with Gatorade type minerals, as well as little water crystals to rehydrate you slowly as you sleep. By the time you wake up your feeling fresh and ready for the day.

I admit this is more of a dream than an idea, but just imagine!

Eggplant, Sep 12 2009

congeners http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congeners
Congeners are responsible for most of the taste, aroma, and color ... [8th of 7, Sep 12 2009]

polyacrylamide http://en.wikipedia...wiki/Polyacrylamide
[po, Sep 12 2009]


       // water crystals //   

       Eh ?   

       Ice ?   

       The other cause of hangovers is complex organic chemicals called congeners which aren't present in "pure" drinks like vodkas.
8th of 7, Sep 12 2009

       You think I don't know your a member of the Vodka Industry Appreciation group involved in surreptitious marketing activities?   

       HA! I've got you all figured out...   

       Not ice. I was thinking of those little gel things you put in the garden to aid water retention. Not sure if you can eat them though.
Eggplant, Sep 12 2009

       damn, must be what I add to the vodka that gives me a hangover then. heh, probably the polyacrylamide I used when I had no ice.
po, Sep 12 2009

       I think he is referring to diamonds. They are very hard, though also very girly...
Eggplant, Sep 12 2009

theleopard, Sep 14 2009

       Carborundum ?
8th of 7, Sep 14 2009

       5 % ?   

       [21], your problem is that you haven't looked up a good source of 10 % + Imperial India Pale Ale.   

       Update - Ah, one of the infamous " [21Quest] annotations are all gone" opportunities.   

       In the missing anno, [21] was holding forth on what he considered to be a fair Federal tax rate for all citizens.
normzone, Sep 14 2009

       Barley Wine 8 - 12 %
po, Sep 14 2009

       Hardstuff... Ether?   

       I heard they actually put stuff in liquor to ensure you can't drink too much of it. i.e. you get more sick than you actually would without the additives... Leading to heaving and a concomitant avoidance of a comatose state. I presume these additives also contribute to 'hangover'. Cigarettes do, too.
daseva, Sep 14 2009

       <dumb> Carborumdum? </dumb>
CaptainClapper, Sep 14 2009

       The mythology of what causes hangovers would fill a book. Nobody wants to believe it's alcohol.
Jim Bob of Merriam Park, Sep 14 2009

       No no no, those are called 'girlfriends'.
daseva, Sep 14 2009


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