Beer taste -- not just alcohol -- rewards pleasure centers in the brain: study (4/17/13)

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A new study says just tasting beer increases a person’s desire to get drunk.

According to New York Daily News , the study found that people who only tasted beer, without any effect from the alcohol itself, had dopamine, a brain neurotransmitter associated with alcohol and other abused drugs, released into the brain.

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