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I'm not sure but is guinness stout bad for people with minor uric acid ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: Alcohol may increase serum uric acid levels. Unless you have a history of gout, it is fine to drink in moderation.
Answered on Apr 20, 2014

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See below: If alcohol use (whatever the variety) is sending your uric acid above 6 and you have gout or kidney issues, you may have a problem.
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