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Vile Liquid, Relaxing Euphoria
2-Methyl-2-Butanol
Citation:   Darwin Smith. "Vile Liquid, Relaxing Euphoria: An Experience with 2-Methyl-2-Butanol (exp113039)". Erowid.org. Apr 3, 2019. erowid.org/exp/113039

 
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0.7 ml oral 2-Methyl-2-Butanol (capsule)
  T+ 0:30 0.7 ml oral 2-Methyl-2-Butanol (capsule)
  T+ 1:30 0.6 ml oral 2-Methyl-2-Butanol (capsule)
BODY WEIGHT: 260 lb
I recently acquired 100ml of 99.7% pure 2M2B as it is pretty cheap, easy to find, and there are no laws about consumption I could find.

Throughout any 2M2B experience I will start burping up the taste and smell of 2M2B, which isn't terrible but it isn't very pleasant either, I will not be recording every time I burp.

2M2B smells and tastes absolutely awful, like gasoline and camphor mixed with mint, to avoid this I put my dose inside some non standard sized gelatin capsules (just cleaned out some valerian root capsules I had lying around) I measured out a dose of 2ml into a shot glass with a plastic dropper that measured up to .1ml, then opened up each capsule and one by one filled them to the brim before capping them off, I ended up having to use three, with the first two holding .7ml and the last holding the remaining .6ml .

+00:00- I was a bit nervous to take the capsules based on the smell alone, so I decided on just taking one .7ml capsule and waiting 30 minutes to see how I would react.

+00:05- no effect but I just felt the capsule open and release the 2M2B into my stomach.

+00:15- Surprisingly starting to feel a warmth similar to that of ethanol, decrease in anxiety, and a fair amount of sedation, yet no intoxication, strange that such a small dose still provides noticeable effects.

+00:30- effects aren't really rising, decide to take another .7ml cap.

+00:45- there it is again, feeling the 2M2B leak out into my stomach is actually a somewhat pleasant feeling.

+01:00- euphoria starting to build, muscle relaxation setting in, feeling very sedated and lethargic, almost like a light dose of ethanol and diclazepam
+01:00- euphoria starting to build, muscle relaxation setting in, feeling very sedated and lethargic, almost like a light dose of ethanol and diclazepam
, but safer, feels like the best of both ethanol and benzodiazepines, having some trouble putting sentences together.

+01:30- I take the remaining .6ml because I've now faced the fact that the 2ml dose I decided on wasn't going to be very intense in the first place.

+01:45- effects already starting to build, as time goes on it feels less like ethanol and more like benzos.

+02:00- things are starting to get fun, when I close my eyes I almost instantly start to have vivid dreams that I can't remember after waking up a couple minutes later.

+02:30- I decide to partake in one of my favorite pastimes when I'm under the influence of any substance (also when I'm sober but its not as fun). Laying down in the bathtub with the shower running HOT, it is one of the most relaxing things on this earth. I bring my phone in with me as it is waterproof and browse reddit, I'm noticing its hard to grasp what a sentence is trying to say but I don't care, I'm feeling great, the water feels like a blanket. Sadly my wife showered shortly before I did so the hot water ran out rather fast, cutting my relaxing spa trip shorter than I would have liked.

+03:00- Having finished drying off and getting dressed I decide I'm very hungry, being sedated and lethargic I grab a can of spaghettios and meatballs and eat it cold straight from the can. WOW food tastes AMAZING right now, but at the same time eating is causing me to burp more, gross.

+4:00- its been an hour and effects haven't dropped in intensity, currently watching american dad with my wife, finding the jokes funnier than normal. Great enhancement of my sense of humor and expression of emotion
+5:00- the sedation is really taking over, time for bed

Overall I really enjoyed the experience, better than ethanol IMO, will be trying again at 5ml next time.

Exp Year: 2019ExpID: 113039
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18
Published: Apr 3, 2019Views: 5,429
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