noun. The greatest hazard of a pancake-ful life.
Real citation: "Just got an e-mail saying @Brueggers has the maple & sausage bagel again. *dies from maple-related syrup-tastrophe*"
(Jan. 5, 2010, Erin, Twitter, http://twitter.com/one_of_three/statuses/7417614213)
Made-up citation: "I lived through a horrific syrup-tastrophe on my sixth birthday. I haven't been able to look at Mrs. Butterworth since."