Case Study: Man’s Stomach Ferments Food Leading to Constant Intoxication Usually “beer bellies” come from drinking too much alcohol. However, some people (very few, but still…) can’t help it.

They call it: gut fermentation syndrome, also known as auto-brewery syndrome. There have been very few cases recorded in the last thirty years, but it still happens.

Recently, an unnamed 61-year-old Texan came forward saying he felt drunk literally all the time. His wife is a nurse who gave him breathalyzer tests. Even after ensuring he didn’t drink, he would blow as high as a 0.40 BAC.

“The physicians were not aware of any way that a […]