Re: [Distillers] Real Thirsty???
- 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
--- 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
> > 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
> > drink to wake up about 4 am with a raging thirst I
> mean really
> > 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
> > water out of things hence the thirst?
> ...........See above.
> > I find we get very little hangover with my
> own stuff but with
> > cheaper end of the store bought brandy nah thats'
> a bad hangover
> > 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
> bus*. Better quality spirits is better processed
> (more care, more
> cost). You'll never see a politician drinking 5 &
> dime *metho and
> regards Harry
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