Sunday, June 13, 2010
The Day After
That being said, OxPhocker and I spent all four hours of the beer festival at the beer festival, and as such I drank a lot of beers. I am not going to lie when I say that I was a little drunk by the time we wandered back to his car for the short ride home, but I certainly wasn't the only one to be sure. While I came home with a seemingly record-amount of beer-related literature, I was reminded of one single truth when it comes to beer - there is certainly such a thing as too much.
Four hours of beer was a little past my limit, and now I don't want to have another one for quite some time. I still like beer, and rest assured I will drink it again, but aside from the cotton mouth and the sort of filled-up feeling (sorry, I try not to drink light beer, and I know this feeling is a consequence of that decision) and the general hangover the next day (which I had this morning but it wasn't bad at all) and I am just all beered out for the time being. I will be having a beer or two after work again in not too much time. But as for now, I am out. I celebrated beer for an afternoon, and now I will celebrate not beer for a bit. I did have fun though, and I do appreciate the great job that all those friendly local and craft brewers did with their products, so I guess that even though the thought of a beer is making me sort of gag right now, I am still a fan. I am already looking forward to the beer festival next year!