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Re: [Distillers] Real Thirsty???

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  • Link D'Antoni
    I ve learned, since a tender age in New Orleans, that when drinking vast quantities of alcohol that it is necessary to drink water also. My understanding is
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 29, 2006
      I've learned, since a tender age in New Orleans, that
      when drinking vast quantities of alcohol that it is
      necessary to drink water also. My understanding is
      that a big part of a hang-over is dehydration of the
      brain.

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      --- Harry <gnikomson2000@...> wrote:

      > --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "burrows206"
      > <geoff@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Guys,
      > > From my 48hour Pure Turbo Yeast I get a good
      > neutral spirit a
      > pretty
      > > consistent 94 to 95%abv now I've been diluting to
      > 45% abv. and
      > then I
      > > add my Gert Strand brandy essence. Is it normal
      > after a good
      > nights
      > > drink to wake up about 4 am with a raging thirst I
      > mean really
      > thirsty
      > > for water?
      >
      >
      > ...........Yup. Alcohol has an affinity for water.
      > It will draw it
      > from your tissues, including your brain (this causes
      > the violent
      > headaches seen in alcoholism).
      >
      > Now I aint no stranger to having the odd dram, 12
      > years in
      > > the British Army saw to that, I just seem to waken
      > at this ungodly
      > > hour with this thirstiness'. Is it me or
      > something wrong with my
      > > distillate., because "her who must be obeyed" gets
      > the same
      > > thirstiness'
      > > Or is it, that strong neutral ethanol has the
      > tendency to
      > draw
      > > water out of things hence the thirst?
      >
      >
      >
      > ...........See above.
      >
      >
      > > I find we get very little hangover with my
      > own stuff but with
      > the
      > > cheaper end of the store bought brandy nah thats'
      > a bad hangover
      > just
      > > thinking about it
      >
      >
      > ..................Cheap liquor has some pretty rough
      > & ready
      > processing (less care, less cost). It also has a
      > multitude of tails
      > congeners in it that can really get you *drivin' the
      > porcelain
      > bus*. Better quality spirits is better processed
      > (more care, more
      > cost). You'll never see a politician drinking 5 &
      > dime *metho and
      > bootpolish*.
      >
      >
      > Slainte!
      > regards Harry
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >


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