OR "DON'T BOGART THAT BEER MY FRIEND"
By Greg Kitsock
It was called Brain Death, and it was a highgravity brew in more than one sense of the word.
Brain Death was the creation of two homebrewers and certified beer judges, both brewers of whom are highly respected in their hobby. (For reasons that will become apparent, they wish to remain anonymous.) A potent barleywine (OG 1,100), Brain Death contained an extra ingredient that one of the euphemistically calls "special hops".
In fact, the beer was "dryhemped" with flowers of the female marijuana plant, homegrown by an acquaintance in Texas. The alcohol and tetrahydrocannibanol (THC) made a mindrattling