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Talking OK guys Alcohol trivia

Name the World's Strongest beer?

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dogfish head is 23%, but I think there might be other microbrews out there that even higher now. i think it came out a year ago or something, and the previous was one of those bastard ales that was 19% or so.
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Sam Adams Millenium is higher now that I think of it
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dogfish head is 23%,
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dogfish head is 23%, but I think there might be other microbrews out there that even higher now. i think it came out a year ago or something, and the previous was one of those bastard ales that was 19% or so.

those mumbers are a little too high......maybe they aren't "by volume" either way unless my trivia source is wrong those are not correct.

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OK maybe my source is old, infact I remember this being the strongest when I was in college so somebody could have beat it by now.

the answer from my source was:

'Samuel Adams' Triple Bock, which has reached 17% alcohol by volume. To obtain this level, however, they had to use a champagne yeast.

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'Samuel Adams' Triple Bock, which has reached 17% alcohol by volume

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Next one,

(since I skrewed up the last one )

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Modern breathalyzers work on a clever electrochemical principle. The subject's breath is passed over a _______ _______, which causes the alcohol to bind with oxygen, forming acetic acid. In the process it loses two electrons, a process that sets up a current in a wire connected to the electrode. The higher the concentration of alcohol in the breath, the greater the electrical current, which can be read by a simple meter to indicate intoxication levels.

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http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/articles_read/501

I found the dogfish one. they had it in Portland when I was out there.

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_779369.html?menu=

every year those guys compete. eventually they'll have it up to 30% and more, just ridiculous

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Next one,

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Modern breathalyzers work on a clever electrochemical principle. The subject's breath is passed over a _______ _______, which causes the alcohol to bind with oxygen, forming acetic acid. In the process it loses two electrons, a process that sets up a current in a wire connected to the electrode. The higher the concentration of alcohol in the breath, the greater the electrical current, which can be read by a simple meter to indicate intoxication levels.
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http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/articles_read/501

I found the dogfish one. they had it in Portland when I was out there.

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_779369.html?menu=

every year those guys compete. eventually they'll have it up to 30% and more, just ridiculous

Maybe it's not a "production beer" could be specific to a small brewery or whatever...anyway.....

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This Historical figure was suspected of suffocating from a bloody nose after passing out from alcohol at his 'bachelor party'???

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attila the hun died on his wedding night of a bloody nose. but not his bachelor party. i dont know...
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attila the hun died on his wedding night of a bloody nose. but not his bachelor party. i dont know...
atilla the hun is correct!!!!!

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What does the saying....."mind your P's and Q's" actually come from ???? What does it refer to????

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What US city has the highest rate of alcoholism???

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LOL it refers to quanity of alcoholics not quality Chuck. LOL rotflmao

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Brian, are you studying for a new career as a bartender.

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I would think that's Las-friggin-Vegas, no?
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its in alaska, it has to be. KBOlsen is close
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then its a w. coast city in CA. probably NoCal area. Is that per-capita? or the highest reported rate?
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