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Hangover Thread by Charlotte Clavingville - Wed, 04 Jul 2018 19:08:48 EST ID:GZKVYpxN No.278969 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This thread will be about all things hangover related. Possible topics of discussion include:

>what was your worst ever hangover like
>what is the highest your BAC was ever measured to be
>what bullshit hangover cure do you think is the magic cure-all
>mixing different drinks: does it really make the hangover worse?

You get a bonus point if you have uttered the phrase "I'm never drinking again" at least 3 times in your life.
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Phyllis Dinningwater - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:12:57 EST ID:TFYrcOCO No.279439 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279438
*2 30 packs of Hamm's
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Nicholas Clarryridge - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:08:36 EST ID:GHFLwdVq No.279451 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279430
I was in the same spot you are about 2 years ago. When I found out I drank myself to oblivion that night. It didn't help really but I think it at least made me capable of all of the crying that i needed to get out becuase I can't really cry sober. Just make it a one time thing. You can't process the grief if you're drunk all the time.
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Lydia Buzzhall - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:53:54 EST ID:bNdfqtGL No.279478 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i was white-knuckling sobriety
i relapsed last night, and got properly toasty

even though i have a little hangover, i feel better emotionally than i have for a week

i need to go to treatment, man :<
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Archie Bruttinglitch - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:14:42 EST ID:q6ThzSdy No.279479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279478
I feel you man, first few weeks are the worst shit ever, relapses are really easy and they do make you feel like you still need to drink/get high, just force yourself through few weeks, it gets much better later whether you go to meetings (or anything like that) or do it all on your own
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Thomas Creddlestare - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:28:40 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279486 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279478
>i need to go to treatment, man :<

What you need is the sinclair method.


What's the wrong thing to do to alcohol? by Lydia Focklefuck - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 05:04:44 EST ID:JATBP3Dh No.279466 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I hate shot protectors I drink out the bottle. fuck that shit.
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Archie Bruttinglitch - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:32:01 EST ID:q6ThzSdy No.279477 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279476
Aren't they made for pubs and stuff like that?
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Nathaniel Hondlewack - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:25:37 EST ID:MXhvel+3 No.279480 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I call them training wheels
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Phyllis Bleffinggold - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:49:48 EST ID:dYp7+GdR No.279482 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They usually put them on higher proof spirits so if a flame happens the bottle doesn't explode
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Eliza Summleson - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 20:18:40 EST ID:MXhvel+3 No.279483 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279482
Dude if the bottle is ignited, one of those plastic shot stoppers isn't going to keep it from going up in flames...
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Thomas Creddlestare - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:27:04 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279485 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279482
That makes no sense.


Best alc song by Martha Fungergold - Sun, 05 Aug 2018 01:11:33 EST ID:L0Pcbyar No.279346 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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This is it

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=h2kRQRSDRfw
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Angus Giggleworth - Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:35:50 EST ID:lhNuuJ2g No.279426 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279412
>>279346
>>279413
>>279424

>my favorite music is the best
>no, my favorite music is the best
>quit arguing, this music is the best which is also my favorite

dumbasses
>>279424
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Shit Blunningbury - Sat, 11 Aug 2018 02:49:52 EST ID:sMHdswJ8 No.279429 Ignore Report Quick Reply
my father had a David Banner album. it was pretty dope to listen to way back when. these yucky caucasians dont get it tho i gotta agree with them. thats shits so wack I have to think your race baiting. cudda threw up literally a migos song
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Phyllis Dinningwater - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:26:15 EST ID:TFYrcOCO No.279441 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Malakas are a goldmine.

Suicide or Alcohol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpaSENzmLgQ

Fadin Fast:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62wgqdCbQp8

Heart that ain' ever been pure:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mdr0lbuO_8o

Fuck you Lorraine:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zb17zO5_k8M

Klonopin (not Alc per se, but certainly relatable, anyway it's my personal fave):
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Phyllis Dinningwater - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:27:45 EST ID:TFYrcOCO No.279442 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279426

Alternatively, this is correct. I was not saying mine were the best at all. Personal preference is subject to variation, often times great.
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Emma Nendlefoot - Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:08:18 EST ID:+oDab877 No.279484 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279441
I appreciate your appreciation for johnny hobo


Best bottom shelf vodka by Emma Brookspear - Tue, 05 Jun 2018 17:05:04 EST ID:+oOLUWuy No.278639 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What's the best bottom shelf Vodka you can get in America? Doesn't need to be the cheapest just the best tasting in the cheap range.
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Oliver Settinghall - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 03:58:11 EST ID:mlBDc0Vo No.279463 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279457
>>279459
>all vodka tastes like garbage even the 60 dollar bottles
>ive never enjoyed a shot of vodka.

yall got problems. if i was dumb enough for religion i'd be praying for you. drink more straight vodka, it's the only solution because your opinions are all wrong here.
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Beatrice Worthingford - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:10:59 EST ID:GZKVYpxN No.279469 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279463

really solid counter argument with examples and points and stuff
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Samson - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:15:51 EST ID:iiqDNW1e No.279470 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279463
>>279459
vodka is meant to be fairly neutral, being literally just grain/potato alcohol and water. the ideal vodka has almost no flavor but a slight burn, and while as an alcoholic that is appealing, it's easy to see why some people might be turned off by it
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Beatrice Worthingford - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:56:33 EST ID:GZKVYpxN No.279473 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279470

i think it's the flavorless neutrality that makes it so nasty. the only flavor is... ethanol. at least with other liquors i can focus on the flavors of the drink rather than 100% of my attention being on how the ethanol tastes
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Phineas Ningerwire - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:42:46 EST ID:pG+5wNWq No.279481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just go with smirnoff. It's not the cheapest but it ain't expensive neither.


BWD by Hugh Blackham - Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:36:06 EST ID:Xo7qfDli No.271749 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Last one is dead.

Let's get FUCKED UP and burn some bridges faggots.
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Barnaby Trothall - Fri, 10 Aug 2018 17:46:54 EST ID:lnQP9qnp No.279427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Fucking Friday, Beers and Monster Hunter
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Fucking Pittwill - Fri, 10 Aug 2018 20:29:51 EST ID:ebVzxfxq No.279428 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>279427
Fucking Friday. Shots and DBFZ training
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Gnarly McGoblin - Tue, 14 Aug 2018 05:10:25 EST ID:8C3MCgKX No.279458 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I am mildly drunk. As usual.
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Polly Sondernag - Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:21:29 EST ID:Ubo1F5ql No.279460 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Drinking this absolute dirt, tastes like sparkling water and cum if they were mixed 50/50
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Sidney Cringerput - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:01:16 EST ID:GeQ69cNZ No.279475 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279460
This stuff, Heineken, Stella, Bud, all the bottom of the barrel. They get you drunk though.


Ick by Molly Gozzlesedging - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:46:55 EST ID:yK0qZ6dn No.279464 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So any of you fucks ever leave a shot out for a day or two and go drink it and its fucking awful?
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Phyllis Bapperbone - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:21:52 EST ID:L9YZrLpP No.279471 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I pretty much always manage to put it in the fridge before I pass out
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Beatrice Worthingford - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:55:27 EST ID:GZKVYpxN No.279472 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i wouldnt have the willpower to leave it out a whole day. if i wake up the next morning and there's an old shot out i got too fucked up to take, ill down it then start cleaning up my mess. i dont see how you could just ignore the shot for a whole nother day then try to have it the next day


WEW by Angus Giggleworth - Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:52:53 EST ID:lhNuuJ2g No.279422 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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ok, when I start drinking these they taste alright (for a shit beer), but by the bottom they're shit.

usually shitty beer gets better as I drink them, why are these worse?
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Cedric Gasslekere - Fri, 10 Aug 2018 02:17:25 EST ID:GZKVYpxN No.279423 Ignore Report Quick Reply
because they are only tolerable while cold. you have to gulp the motherfuckers down before they warm up. take numerous back to back swigs. a lot. many times. fast.
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Albert Beckleridge - Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:08:05 EST ID:RL7BnUMq No.279435 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279423
this, 100 percent, gotta drink em fast, cheers motha fuckas
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Fucking Billingcocke - Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:59:00 EST ID:5FyGRG2p No.279456 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279422
i think the cans are too big if i drink them outside while its windy or something i noticed it goes flat super easy and then im stuck with it flat and tasting like piss its so nasty but they're OK when they're cold and fresh
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Lydia Nicklegold - Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:21:45 EST ID:JBHkaOl9 No.279461 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279456

If it's really shitty beer that was barely carbonated to begin with. Yeah. They get nastier.
Like Stacked 12%, you got to keep it ice cold while you chug it before you taste it.
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Molly Gozzlesedging - Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:52:03 EST ID:yK0qZ6dn No.279465 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279422
Dude Natty Daddy tastes especially awful. Get Steel Reserve or something if you want to get fucked up on cheap high content beer. I'm drinking Natty Ice right now and the only way to really drink it is chugging the fuckers.


Fucked by Jarvis Murdford - Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:54:54 EST ID:7RY5y3HA No.279452 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I have a mental health appointment tomorrow and I got drunk.
What the fuck should I do?
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Lydia Nicklegold - Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:55:41 EST ID:JBHkaOl9 No.279453 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can't sober up before tomorrow, or at least act sober?
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Hamilton Droshsteck - Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:51:27 EST ID:hVh9KrEz No.279454 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279452
You can't go. It depends on your drinking consistency, if its a one off, schedule for a day or two later. If you do this a lot, we have serious issues.
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Ebenezer Grimfoot - Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:48:02 EST ID:hEemcRr1 No.279455 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279452

If you go in there acting the way you normally do after drinking they'll assume you always act like that. Best to go in when you're in your best mindset. If all else fails tell them you've been drinking so they hopefully cut you a break.


Alcohol Withdrawals by Doris Callyned - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 03:45:09 EST ID:qQ42CQKO No.279386 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I got drunk every day for a while. Then I decided to stop. I am not completely sure, but I think I am experiencing alcohol withdrawals.

The past few days have been the worst days I've had in years. Can't sleep (maybe 5 hours of sleep in the past 72ish hours despite staying in bed the whole time) and I am having seizures. I had full body seizures, but also just some smaller ones where I am about to fall asleep and then my body jerks suddenly and then I am no longer able to fall asleep. Rinse and repeat. Weird confusion too. Pain in my side too.

I just want to sleep and then feel normal again. I have no health insurance so going to the hospital would be financially devastating, and as such, is not an option for me. I am already poor as it is and that would only make things worse. i don't even feel safe to drive so i am just gonna order delivery because I'm out of food too. Had to cancel plans and call in sick.

I don't know what to do other than continue to lay in bed and try to ride it out until I feel better. But every hour feels really long. This is scary and torturous.

I texted my dad and he told me not to do anything about it. If I went to the hospital, I'd probably have to get help from him to pay for the hospital bill. But he doesn't want to do that. Also, even if I did get treatment, I would feel kind of embarrassed and ashamed about it, because it would mean admitting to how much I've been drinking lately.

Up until yesterday, I hadn't cried in a really long time. But I cried my eyes out because this feels so terrible.
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Eliza Funningtatch - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 03:32:35 EST ID:UKhH6gTH No.279410 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279409
Sorry, i don't know, i'm from Europe. But i don't think you should go to hospital/clinic unless you are in danger of gm seizure. Try to buy xanax bars illegally. Or drink something like 2 beers, that sometimes helpd me to sleep while in bad wd without sleep for 3-4 days
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Isabella Chegglelag - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 09:58:14 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279411 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279409
>Maybe i should just cave in and buy more booze. I can sleep after I drink.
You're on /drank/. So yeah. Get more booze, ya doofus. Stop tryna sleep like a chump.
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John Tootcocke - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:38:49 EST ID:L9YZrLpP No.279417 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I am also having mild hallucinations too, like seeing a bug on the wall that's not real, or thinking a shadow of a box is a dog, but it's just a shadow.
thats just sleep deprivation, I've had that just from being up too long.
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Albert Pittfield - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:57:06 EST ID:Ubo1F5ql No.279448 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279386
This is the first thread on /drank/ that made me feel emotion
Hope you’re doing good man
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Nicholas Clarryridge - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:03:28 EST ID:GHFLwdVq No.279450 Ignore Report Quick Reply
suck it up and do what you need to do. in most major cities they have a state run clinic where you can detox with medical supervision. you're being really stupid for going through a possibly deadly detox solo because you don't want to talk to tell someone about your problem.

I get the whole thing about the stigma, but is it really worth dying or getting brain damage over?

Also, the jerk before you fall asleep isn't a seizure, it's probably a hypnic jerk, which I've gotten lots of them when I go through detox. They're a lot more intense than the regular kind and can be pretty freaky because of how intense the spasms are, but at least it's not a seizure.

Please look into a place you can detox at.

Just realized that this is like 4 days after OP. If you caved and bought booze, it's okay. Don't beat yourself up over that. It's what I'd do. Honestly, don't be fucking stupid and try to go through alcohol detox cold turkey by yourself. Seriously. A little bit of debt is NOTHING compared to the possibility of death or brain damage from seizures. You do realize how beyond fucking irrational that is right?

Sorry if I come off as hostile, I'm really not trying to, but I have a friend in your exact situation who had the exact same mindset and it just frustrated me to no end. So I'm kind projecting my love/anger at him and his choices onto you.

I hope you do well whether or not you finished the detox, but please if there is a next time, do some planning ahead before you discontinue drinking because I know you can find a state run place that doesn't charge and thing and will get you through the detox comfortably. Chances are you'll have to tell them you're homeless and don't have any money. It depends on the state, but the one in my state was so limited on funds that they only admitted people who had nothing to their name. They'd say fuck you if you lived with your parents or had a job or anything. But you can always lie about that and they won't have any way of knowing.

But yeah, please, there is always an option and if there is no free option, debt is okay to take on if it helps you get to the next stage in your life.


how do i make hooch? by Samuel Nenkinberk - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:19:03 EST ID:NjYXmqgN No.279447 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I made homebrew hooch once it was drinkable but I feel it could be so much better. What is the best drink I can make without distilation? Is there a good brand of fruit juice that tastes good fermented and filtered? What is the best way to let C02 out of the bottle the tic tac box and straw method or is there something better? I can't get sick from this shit right because it's not distilled?
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George Trotfuck - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:31:50 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279449 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279447
See: >>279392


Just Alcoholic Things~ by Caroline Perryspear - Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:30:57 EST ID:rOlg7+2Y No.277176 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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post shit only truly forsaken alcoholics would understand

>when you finally bring yourself to eat actual food and you get so nauseous you start pouring sweat just trying not to puke it up

>when you gotta hide your fine motor actions from friends and colleagues or use both hands so they don't notice you shaking

>when you have alcohol on your breath after brushing your teeth 3 times

>when a firm, solid shit makes your week
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Hugh Nenkinfield - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:15:28 EST ID:hEemcRr1 No.279440 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Spent the last few days up my buddies camp drinking
>Threw up first thing every morning
>Friend: Dude do you normally throw up every single morning?
>Me: "Yeah, pretty much"
>Feel silently judged
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Nigel Pummernedge - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 02:35:15 EST ID:mlBDc0Vo No.279443 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279437
some people need an alcoholic peer group to in order to sustain their alcoholism. we can't all be natural born drunk bastards.
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Walter Blatherdale - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 04:32:55 EST ID:tDlDeo7/ No.279444 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>when you're surprised your neighbors haven't kicked down your door and shot you for blasting music at ungodly hours for the past year
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Albert Criblingford - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 04:51:12 EST ID:siYvQGXL No.279445 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279444
this isn't just moved out things
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Nathaniel Memmerbury - Sun, 12 Aug 2018 05:35:48 EST ID:GSPJ9po8 No.279446 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I woke up from a blackout thinking I had half my beer left but it's nowhere to be found. I can't even find the empty cans. This isn't the first time it's happened either. I just assume I don't remember drinking them while blacked out but the eery part is that I manage to hide/misplace the containers somewhere that my sober self can't find. I checked everywhere
Been a shitty day cause I was counting on the remaining beer to help my hangover


Home Brew General by Phoebe Bremmledet - Mon, 06 Aug 2018 02:45:34 EST ID:Pk14Ybv9 No.279366 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How many here make their own hooch? I've been experimenting fermentation for the first time in my life and I'm blown away by how easy it is. I feel like I have wasted thousands of dollars on commercial products when I could have just been making my own all along for a fraction of the price. At the moment I'm using baking yeast (yes you read that right) added to juice and sugar, I haven't bothered with a second fermentation process because I havn't seen any reason to, after 48-36 hours I find it nicely carbonated and sitting anywhere from 4-6% like a traditional cider or ale and I actually like the slight yeast taste that remains. I had the brilliant idea to use on of those spouts from commercial boxed wine as an airlock for bottle but I have not used it yet for the reasons I mentioned What should I try next? its so easy I feel like I can kick this up a notch.
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Sidney Bugglelog - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 02:01:27 EST ID:Pk14Ybv9 No.279385 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279384
So far apple cherry juice, apple raspberry and cider which could be another reason for the Hydrogen sulfate release because ciders are notorious for this problem apparently. I just retried the apple cider again tonight after leaving an airlock for 24 hours and almost all of of the smell has actually cleared up. Taste is a little tart for my liking but basically no yeast flavor now.
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Wesley Fenderman - Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:54:38 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279392 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279385
Real talk: Get plain apple juice. The only ingredients listed should be apple juice (from concentrate is fine), maybe sugar, and maybe ascorbic acid. Those sulfurous smells might be from preservatives in the juice. You don't want that.

Also, apple juice is closer to what's fermented to make hard cider. Normal cider (the cloudy type) is actually not as good for making hard cider.


What sort of scale are you making this at? How much yeast are you adding? If you're just making a gallon at a time, and using a full packet of yeast, then you should try adding less yeast for better results. It'll take a bit longer to ferment, but won't taste as bready.


For bottling, I HIGHLY sugest soda bottles. They're cheap, easy to clean, hold carbonation, are less prone to blowing up, and don't require special equipment. The only reason not to use them is if you have photosensitive ingredients like hops.
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George Duckgold - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:23:07 EST ID:Pk14Ybv9 No.279419 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279392
>Also, apple juice is closer to what's fermented to make hard cider. Normal cider (the cloudy type) is actually not as good for making hard cider.
I'm not too clear on what the difference is besides the cider being unfiltered, there were no preservatives, but when I used cider that was when I had the worst rotten egg smell. I had allowed that batch to have more air exposure than others so still not sure which was responsible for that reaction.

>What sort of scale are you making this at? How much yeast are you adding? If you're just making a gallon at a time, and using a full packet of yeast, then you should try adding less yeast for better results. It'll take a bit longer to ferment, but won't taste as bready.
I'm only making a gallon at a time like you say and my first batches included about 1 tsp of bakers yeast rehydrated in warm sugar water for 15 minutes before being pitched. This last attempt I started with filtered apple juice with no extra sugar (besides the sugar used to rehydrate the yeast) and only half a teaspoon of dry yeast. This morning I checked it expecting to see some nice carbonation only to find it still sitting mostly dormant, so I pitched another 3/4 tsp yeast and that seemed to produce carbonation for a few hours but now its slowing down again. Taste test confirms that its still slightly sweet and very yeasty so I'm just going to give it some time and see what happens.

For bottling, I HIGHLY sugest soda bottles. They're cheap, easy to clean, hold carbonation, are less prone to blowing up, and don't require special equipment. The only reason not to use them is if you have photosensitive ingredients like hops.
Good suggestion, I may try those. So far I'm just making enough to drink in a single evening so bottling hasn't been priority, but I get into making bigger batches I may have to.

One thing I will say is that every single brew I've made so far has been entirely drinkable and that's impressive to me considering I have been making plenty of mistakes and not working under optimal conditions, equipment or ingredients. Even the rotten egg batches cleared up with a little time and patience.
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Shit Smallhall - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 22:42:14 EST ID:JqIIwv3I No.279420 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>279419
I think cider has stuff from the skins juiced in, and that juice doesn't have anything from the skins.
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Cornelius Medgedirk - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 23:00:55 EST ID:DhpkwGF1 No.279421 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>1 tsp of bakers yeast rehydrated in warm sugar water for 15 minutes before being pitched
When hydrating yeast, you just need water. No sugar. If you add sugar right away, it ends up killing some % of yeast because of osmotic stress.

Bakers like to "proof" yeast to make sure the yeast is still alive. That involves the sugar, and seeing the bubbles to "prove" the yeast is still active. I don't know why bakers combine the hydrating and the proofing, since it's counterproductive to kill a bunch of yeast then test how many are still alive. It's also pointless because this is the 21st century, and those packets of yeast are very reliable unless it's a years old packet stored in the backseat of someone's car.. Silly bakers.

>but I get into making bigger batches I may have to.
Another pro tip: Home depot sells buckets for food storage, which are much cheaper than what you find in a homebrew store. Only tricky part is attaching the airlock.

If you can find cheap jugs of water, those are also great for fermenting. A hardware store near me has green 4 gallon jugs of water for $5. Something similar from a homebrew store is $15. It just needs a wider stopper than the typical glass carbuoys (which cost around $30 for 4 gallons)

>>279420
Pretty much this. Cider has more solids. Those solids add an astringent taste, and provide good environments for microbes that aren't yeast. It's not dangerous, it's just less predictable, as you've experienced.


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