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    pre race and post race beer.

    What are the top beers for athlete performance?

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    371're sure living up to your name!

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    Haha, This really made me laugh..

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    Big hearty oatmeal stout for breakfast before an epic ride.

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    Actually I heard something interesting this past weekend when I toured Boston Beer Co. (Samuel Adams). They made a GOSE style specifically for the Boston Marathon and part of the description during the tasting was that the added Salt Content for the style (read electrolytes) "could"possibly provide a small amount of recovery for runners.

    Obviously without a scientific study this is just speculation, but I like the idea of it, a low alcohol beer with some electrolytes is certainly "better" than a big imperial IPA or Stout.

    But in the long run no alcoholic drink is going to be "good for you" as a pre-race drink or race recovery drink.

    Boston 26.2 Brew Archives - The Samuel Adams Blog
    Ride Bikes, Drink Craft Beer, Repeat.

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    In order of best to worst 1. Free and Cold 2. Free 3. Cold

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