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Old 08-25-2007, 09:26 PM
Mr. Excellent Mr. Excellent is offline
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Is Goldschlager dangerous?

Goldschlager is cinnamon schnapps with gold flakes in it. My question - is there enough gold in it to pose a risk of heavy metal poisoning?
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Old 08-25-2007, 09:29 PM
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Apparently the human body can't digest precious metals, this according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldschl%C3%A4ger
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Old 08-25-2007, 09:32 PM
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Drink lager and crap Gold. Thousands spend every weekend trying to attain these dizzy heights.
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Old 08-25-2007, 09:38 PM
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Gold is pretty nonreactive. You'd die from the alcohol long before you had to worry about the metal.
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Old 08-25-2007, 10:00 PM
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Dangerous 'cause it tastes like hate, maybe.
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Old 08-25-2007, 10:02 PM
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Gold is almost completely nonreactive with regard to solvents found in the human body; hence, its use in tooth caps and fillings. (There is evidence that a few people have some kind of an allergic reaction to gold, but it's unclear how or why.) Drink all the Goldschläger you want, except for the fact that it's a nasty schnaps liqueur that will give you a terrible hangover. Anyone who combines it with Jägermeister gets what they deserve.

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Old 08-25-2007, 10:24 PM
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Goldschlager is cinnamon schnapps with gold flakes in it. My question - is there enough gold in it to pose a risk of heavy metal poisoning?
Google on heavy metal poisoning and you'll see that gold, while considered a heavy metal, is not listed among the toxic heavy metals. In other words, just because there is such a thing as heavy metal poisoning doesn't mean that all heavy metals are poisonous.

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Old 08-25-2007, 10:57 PM
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Poison are not heavy metal, they're a bunch of pussies.
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