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Alcohol Free Beer

Post by yhz41 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:49 pm

A buddy and I were discussing. Alcohol free beer while on call? Yay or nay?
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by ant_321 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:51 pm

Most of it is 0.5% alcohol.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by goingnowherefast » Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:54 pm

I'd personally avoid the whole issue altogether. Unfounded accusations can be a big pain in the ass too. Not worth it for a couple fake beers.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by yhz41 » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:47 pm

goingnowherefast wrote:
Thu Nov 29, 2018 10:54 pm
I'd personally avoid the whole issue altogether. Unfounded accusations can be a big pain in the ass too. Not worth it for a couple fake beers.
My thoughts as well.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by mixturerich » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:58 pm

LOL this should be a good thread...
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Meatservo » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:22 am

Yeah, you know what...I work at night. I go on duty at other peoples' bed-time. I almost never see my friends because of me fuckin' job, and if they are drinking some beers, and it's my only chance to see my buddies, I will buy some Budweiser "prohibition" and drink beer with my friends. It says "0.0%" on the tin. You bastards might call me a crypto-alcoholic, or whatever, but I'm perfectly within my rights. I actually hate American lagers such as Molson "Canadian" and similar under normal circumstances, however, like they say about pizza and blowjobs, ...and so on. The alcoholfrei brew makes me feel like I am having a beer with my pals, and I can go to work.

I'd like to hear why this is wrong.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by av8ts » Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:07 am

I have yet to find an alcohol-free beer that I could actually drink and enjoy. They all taste like watered down beer. I’m a craft IPA drinker and if i could find a good tasting alcohol free beer I would totally give up the alcohol beer.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Old fella » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:27 am

Meatservo wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:22 am
Yeah, you know what...I work at night. I go on duty at other peoples' bed-time. I almost never see my friends because of me fuckin' job, and if they are drinking some beers, and it's my only chance to see my buddies, I will buy some Budweiser "prohibition" and drink beer with my friends. It says "0.0%" on the tin. You bastards might call me a crypto-alcoholic, or whatever, but I'm perfectly within my rights. I actually hate American lagers such as Molson "Canadian" and similar under normal circumstances, however, like they say about pizza and blowjobs, ...and so on. The alcoholfrei brew makes me feel like I am having a beer with my pals, and I can go to work.

I'd like to hear why this is wrong.
Nothing wrong in my view, same as drinking coke, coffee, pepsi and the like. If the can says 0.00% alcohol, pop it open and have a few simple as that. On a personal note the stuff tastes horrible and only enjoyment I had was the opportunity to piss it out. A lot of very good craft breweries popping up here in Maritimes so that alcohol free bog water mixed with moose piss doesn’t interest me.

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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Heliian » Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:42 am

Our company doesn't allow it on duty or on call. That being said, it's not even worth discussing as it all tastes like carbonated garbage water.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Sidebar » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:54 am

Grolsch, Becks, and St Pauli all make pretty good alcohol free beer, from my perspective.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Lightchop » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:50 pm

No THC but can I take CBD?

Same idea, and likely on the safe side... Don't.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Meatservo » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:05 pm

Old fella wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:27 am
Meatservo wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:22 am
Yeah, you know what...I work at night. I go on duty at other peoples' bed-time. I almost never see my friends because of me fuckin' job, and if they are drinking some beers, and it's my only chance to see my buddies, I will buy some Budweiser "prohibition" and drink beer with my friends. It says "0.0%" on the tin. You bastards might call me a crypto-alcoholic, or whatever, but I'm perfectly within my rights. I actually hate American lagers such as Molson "Canadian" and similar under normal circumstances, however, like they say about pizza and blowjobs, ...and so on. The alcoholfrei brew makes me feel like I am having a beer with my pals, and I can go to work.

I'd like to hear why this is wrong.
Nothing wrong in my view, same as drinking coke, coffee, pepsi and the like. If the can says 0.00% alcohol, pop it open and have a few simple as that. On a personal note the stuff tastes horrible and only enjoyment I had was the opportunity to piss it out. A lot of very good craft breweries popping up here in Maritimes so that alcohol free bog water mixed with moose piss doesn’t interest me.

:drinkers: :drinkers:
You guys are right, it does taste like fizzy beer-water. When I drink beer, I prefer strong brown ales and sometimes IPA. American-style lagers are not my cup of tea.

Ironically, I was quite drunk on actual beer when I posted my impassioned defence of near-beer. I've never actually bought a pack of "prohibition" to go hang out with my buddies. It was more a hypothetical and rhetorical story. I stand by my opinion though. Same as I would defend a guy's right to smoke a cannbis-free cigarette before flying, if he wanted to.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by mbav8r » Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:15 pm

I love, LOVE beer and I also absolutely love coffee, basically those two and water are my main liquid intake. Obviously coffee when I have to work, duh and beer when I’m out with my buddies. The same reason I would never drink decaf, what’s the point of debeered beer.
Also, a very good point made above, it still smells like beer on your breath, so is fake drinking worth the accusations.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Adam Oke » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:03 pm

av8ts wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:07 am
I have yet to find an alcohol-free beer that I could actually drink and enjoy. They all taste like watered down beer. I’m a craft IPA drinker and if i could find a good tasting alcohol free beer I would totally give up the alcohol beer.
Check out Partake IPA. It's an Ontario "craft" IPA with 0.3% ABV. 10 calories if you can believe it. Best one I've tried if you like hoppy beers. It could damn near pass as a real beer in a blind test.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by dogfood » Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:29 am

Some of the non alcohol free beer actually taste pretty good and I bet most people couldn’t pick it out blindfolded. I don’t see any issues with it but showing up to work with beer breath is just asking to get fired specially with the amount of idiots that keep showing up to work hammered recently. On a side note out of curiosity could you drink one while driving what if you got pulled over I wonder what the cops would do. Be a good cover up to have one cracked in the cup holder if you actually were drinking real beer.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Alcoholism » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:48 am

I need not to state my opinion on the matter :smt011
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by av8ts » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:25 am

Adam Oke wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:03 pm
av8ts wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:07 am
I have yet to find an alcohol-free beer that I could actually drink and enjoy. They all taste like watered down beer. I’m a craft IPA drinker and if i could find a good tasting alcohol free beer I would totally give up the alcohol beer.
Check out Partake IPA. It's an Ontario "craft" IPA with 0.3% ABV. 10 calories if you can believe it. Best one I've tried if you like hoppy beers. It could damn near pass as a real beer in a blind test.
Thanks. I’ll definitely look for it my next time in Ontario
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Meatservo » Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:19 pm

dogfood wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:29 am
Some of the non alcohol free beer actually taste pretty good and I bet most people couldn’t pick it out blindfolded. I don’t see any issues with it but showing up to work with beer breath is just asking to get fired specially with the amount of idiots that keep showing up to work hammered recently. On a side note out of curiosity could you drink one while driving what if you got pulled over I wonder what the cops would do. Be a good cover up to have one cracked in the cup holder if you actually were drinking real beer.
They couldn't do anything! It's a beverage made from barley malt. It has no alcohol! It's basically a type of pop!

Maybe the optics are bad, and if you're an airline pilot, you're somewhat of a public figure, in context of course, and yeah maybe beer-breath isn't a fantastic image. The same as if you were a smoker, it might be a good idea if you must be seen smoking in your uniform, maybe don't smoke ones you rolled yourself, it looks weed-y even if it isn't.

But as far as company or the police taking action- I'd love to see this in court. "Wrongful dismissal" or "wrongful arrest" would be a possibility unless alcohol-free beer is specifically mentioned in your company employee policy?

Now the beers that are "0.05 percent" or whatever- that's different. Even if there is one molecule of alcohol in the ingredients: you're in violation of the CARS right there. It doesn't specify how much.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by 5400AirportRdSouth » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:10 am

Alcohol! Free Beer!

See, a little punctuation and suddenly this thread is lit.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by prettyFLY4awhitegal » Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:08 pm

5400AirportRdSouth wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:10 am
Alcohol! Free Beer!

See, a little punctuation and suddenly this thread is lit.
:prayer: :lol: oh punctuation!
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Peregrine » Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:20 pm

Meatservo wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:19 pm

Now the beers that are "0.05 percent" or whatever- that's different. Even if there is one molecule of alcohol in the ingredients: you're in violation of the CARS right there. It doesn't specify how much.
To stir the pot, I hope some of the younger health conscious hip crowd don't happen to drink Kombucha. It can contain up to .5% ABV without being classified as alcohol (and typically is close to that limit) and is sold in convince store next to your coke and ice teas without any mention of it's alcohol content.
As these fermented beverages continue to increase in popularity I wonder how long until someone in our world gets themselves into an awkward situation.

Also the "one molecule of alcohol" statement is absolute and total nonsense. Regular bread contains ethanol from the fermentation, certainly not enough to get you drunk but commonly on the order of magnitude of .1-1% ABW. Yes really.
Same goes for a lot of fruit juices and fruits themselves.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Meatservo » Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:38 pm

Peregrine wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:20 pm
Meatservo wrote:
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:19 pm

Now the beers that are "0.05 percent" or whatever- that's different. Even if there is one molecule of alcohol in the ingredients: you're in violation of the CARS right there. It doesn't specify how much.
...

Also the "one molecule of alcohol" statement is absolute and total nonsense. Regular bread contains ethanol from the fermentation, certainly not enough to get you drunk but commonly on the order of magnitude of .1-1% ABW. Yes really.
Same goes for a lot of fruit juices and fruits themselves.
You've heard of hyperbole, I'm sure. I use it sometimes. It's a rhetorical tactic that makes conversations more interesting.
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Peregrine » Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:04 pm

Meatservo wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:38 pm

You've heard of hyperbole, I'm sure. I use it sometimes. It's a rhetorical tactic that makes conversations more interesting.
Only makes it interesting if you keep playing along. :rolleyes:
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Re: Alcohol Free Beer

Post by Heliian » Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:00 pm

5400AirportRdSouth wrote:
Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:10 am
Alcohol! Free Beer!

this thread is lit.
Nothing on these forums should be considered as literary.
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