"That lizard had apparently been completely demolishing their local crops, so everyone had gotten pretty good at hoarding up food in case of a sudden shortage. Knowing that they didn't have a monster ready to eat an entire season's harvest meant that they could easily afford to go a little nuts. Best meal I'd had in weeks, let me tell you.
"The feast didn't really stop, and neither did I. Might have gotten a little carried away, but after eight or nine kegs my memory gets a little fuzzy. I think that's why the bartender has been slipping me juice for the last three flagons. You know, I could show you how to burn the alcohol off of your regular ale, then spice it back up so nobody notices, if you wanna just forget my tab tonight."