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"So in general, each shot of alcohol makes you urinate an extra 120 millilitres of urine on top of your normal urine output."

""Aha!", you cleverly think to yourself. "Why don't I just drink lots of water to compensate for the extra 120 millilitres?"

Unfortunately, it's not that simple. You'll hang on to only about half or a third of the extra water you drink. Most of it will go out in your urine, and you'll still end up dehydrated at the end of a night of drinking."

If you want the biological sequence, here you go.

http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2012/02/28/3441707.htm

That's if you keep drinking til your hammered. You said "Even one beer dehydrate you - you will urinate more water than what you get from the beer (dehydratation definition)" and that is incorrect.

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“Regarding the information that you cite, it has been taken wrong by the journalists,” responded the professor in an email, where he helpfully supplied his 166-page unpublished study of beer and hydration written in Spanish. And by the way, he goes by the name of Professor Manuel Castillo, not Garzon. “What we found is that rehydration with beer with a 4-5% alcohol level in a moderate amount, 660 ml (a little more than a pint), is not better, not worse than rehydration with water.” [Ed.: Managed to track down a copy of Garzon's Castillo's original

http://io9.com/could-you-drink-beer-instead-of-water-and-still-survive-457081579
    
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Banned as soon as someone smokes it through a crack pipe.
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1) alcohol volume is unknown.
2) very small sample... 25 persons all students (young).
3) instantly you might be more hydrated after drinking but once you begin to eliminate the alcohol you lose that hydratation.

The article is a joke. You probably found the first one that said: "alcohol hydrate" and posted it trying to prove your subjective point of view.
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Banned as soon as someone smokes it through a crack pipe.

By that logic there would be a hole slew of things that where banned like caffeine tablets, oregano, tea ect. ect.

Lets face it, what stuff is there that some crack pot has not tired to smoke at one point or another wink.gif
    
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Let's be realistic. What guy drinks one beer? Beer is not drunk for taste, it's drunk to get a buzz.

smile.gif Exactly the opposite for me. Maybe you need to stop drinking horrible tasteless beer. biggrin.gif I actually had one beer tonight, a Stone IPA with dinner.
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Let's be realistic. What guy drinks one beer? Beer is not drunk for taste, it's drunk to get a buzz.

Wrong.
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the FDA has not approved it yet....................and ill wager they wont..........
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smile.gif Exactly the opposite for me. Maybe you need to stop drinking horrible tasteless beer. biggrin.gif I actually had one beer tonight, a Stone IPA with dinner.

Good beer, I had one beer today too, it was some green flash beer but it actually sucked.
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smile.gif Exactly the opposite for me. Maybe you need to stop drinking horrible tasteless beer. biggrin.gif I actually had one beer tonight, a Stone IPA with dinner.
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Good beer, I had one beer today too, it was some green flash beer but it actually sucked.

Really that holds true for any kind of alcohol. It can be enjoyed purely for taste. I'v been known to mix up a martini after an meal or like now relax sipping a glass of whiskey but not actually getting drunk.
    
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First off, I'll trust abc.au over backpacker.com any day of the week. Secondly, backpacker.com makes claims that the study does not. Rehydration is not hydration.
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That's if you keep drinking til your hammered. You said "Even one beer dehydrate you - you will urinate more water than what you get from the beer (dehydratation definition)" and that is incorrect.
The science makes no distinction, only the editorial staff of abc.au. If you had read the entire article, you'd have noticed that.
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the FDA has not approved it yet....................and ill wager they wont..........
It isn't in the FDA's jurisdiction. The TTB is the governing body, and they already approved the product (it is the patent and packaging that are pending. The initial packaging has been removed from consideration by Palcohol voluntarily).
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