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Deadly homebrew

Post by Tim Gregory » Sat May 09, 2020 8:27 pm

Couple in South Africa die after sampling their homebrew. No way this is legit right???

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... -beer.html

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Re: Deadly homebrew

Post by RubberToe » Sat May 09, 2020 8:53 pm

That's nuts!! Who knows what they were brewing. I can't imagine that could even happen with careless use of sanitation chemicals (bleach).

Perhaps it didn't ferment and developed some kind of toxin? https://lmgtfy.com/?q=botulism+toxin+symptoms
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Re: Deadly homebrew

Post by KB1138 » Sat May 09, 2020 9:25 pm

Likely some mistruth going on. SA has very strict alcohol laws, could be the story is being pushed to scare people away from making their own at home
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Re: Deadly homebrew

Post by Tim Gregory » Sat May 09, 2020 9:37 pm

Yeah that was my thought too. The story's more about how it's the law's fault and not about the deaths. Fake news!

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