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hopmadness

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So I was brewing last night....and of course I was drinking my newly kegged double IPA for the first time. Everything was going great.....the mash went well, etc. About 30 minutes into the boil I realized....wow, I'm drunk.:drunk: I must not have realized how fast I was drinking, and since it was from a keg I wasn't keeping track of how much I had consumed. Instead of cutting myself off (which would have been the smart thing to do), I decided to just keep enjoying my new beer. To make a long story short....I wake up this morning with a sticky kitchen floor, a dirty kitchen, two batches of beer in the primary fermenters (only one with the airlock in place....opps), and only one recorded OG (1.080), and a really pissed off wife. What the hell happened? When I went downstairs to check on things this morning, I opened up one of the fermenters and found (much to my surprise) the other half of the airlock (which I then put in place). I hope everything turns out o.k.....my wife mentioned to me that before I passed out, I mumbled something about ruining the beer. Wow, that was a rough night of brewing.:eek:
 

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Yeah I hate those Blackout brews, you wake up trying to remember what you did / did not do or said to the wifey!
 
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So far....one fermenter is bubbling away.....but the other is not. I hope that I pitched my yeast for that batch. Hmmmm....only time will tell. Maybe next time I won't drink so much. I'll probably call the porter (the one that I'm worried about) "Blackout Porter". It's only appropriate.
 

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Yeah that does happen from time to time...I decided to invite some people over to see the brewing process one brew day. Turned out I drank a little too much and ended up grilling, playing washers, and of all other things giving one of my friends a buzz cut. Somehow the brew turned out alright, but I decided brewing should be relaxing, so now I limit my guests...At least you didn't pass out during the boil...I'm sure it'll turn out amazing
 

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I've had something like this happen, but never to the point of blackout. I've definitely gotten drunk while brewing and done some screwy things to my brew.
 
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