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Old 11-06-2007, 08:21 PM   #1
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This was an AG IPA listed here:

Lately when I get about 1/4 of the way through a glass I feel dizzy (not drunk).
Swmbo describes it as more lightheaded than dizzy. Any known causes for this? It os not something I have experienced before with any beer of any strength commercial or homebrew.

I was thinking perhaps some higher alcohols but i am not sure why it is more prevalent now and not earlier in the batch tasting.

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Old 11-06-2007, 09:18 PM   #3
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Does it really only happen when you drink?

Have you had a cold recently?

I have dizzy spells for a few weeks sometimes after a cold. It takes a while for my ears/sinuses to clear out. It can be a PITA. Sometimes its so bad I can't walk or drive.

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Old 11-06-2007, 10:33 PM   #4
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Are you both getting this directly from consuming a rather small amount of your beer? thinks consulting a DR would be a good idea.

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Old 11-06-2007, 10:37 PM   #5
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If it's got a lot of hops, that could be part of it... I guess /shrug

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Old 11-06-2007, 10:51 PM   #6
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Ergot Poisioning

I saw it on House MD. It was on Fox, it has to be real!
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Old 11-06-2007, 11:22 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Kevin Dean
Ergot Poisioning

I saw it on House MD. It was on Fox, it has to be real!
You sure you didn't stay at a Holiday Inn Express??

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