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Beer, Cider, & Sake

Why does beer make me sleepy?

AnneInMpls | Sep 4, 200609:07 PM     16

Whenever I drink a beer, I get so sleepy that I can barely keep my eyes open. Is it the hops? It can't be the just alcohol - wine and vodka don't make me sleepy like beer.

Has anyone else noticed this effect? Are there any styles or brands of beer that make you less sleepy than others?

Me, I usually drink Summit Extra Pale Ale, Capitol Special Amber, or Guiness dark. But because of this effect, I've been drinking less and less beer lately, which is Not A Good Thing. (I love beer!)

Thanks,
Anne

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