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Is homebrew beer safe?

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The question: Is homebrew beer safe?

Yes! Based on research, we can safely affirm that home-brewed beer is safe. Even if only a tiny amount of methanol is created during brewing, it’s enough to be overlooked entirely. The fermentation process will continue, producing ethanol as the main fermented product.

In the meantime, methanol production is insignificant and does not pose a risk to health issues in most situations. Another product from yeast fermentation is Acetaldehyde, which the body converts to vinegar or acetate.

Acetaldehyde can create headaches, hangovers, and nausea. Although this byproduct may not be as preferred as Methanol, it’s nothing to be concerned about unless you are suffering from a present medical condition or drink excessive quantities of homebrewed beer.


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