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Offline Waterlogged

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Unusual ingredients
« on: September 18, 2013, 02:55:11 PM »
So, I am just finishing up my first solo 46 litre brew of a Galaxy APA.  I have renamed the beer to Yellow Jacket to reflect on of the uninteded ingrediants in todays brew.  When I put the first runnings of the mash in the boil kettle I went to Read's to grab a coffee.  When I got back and poured the sparge water in, a drowned yellow jacket hornet was floating around the kettle.  I swear to God he had a smile on his face :o.  I decided to put the lid on the kettle when I saw a leaf from my butternut tree rolling around in the boil. 
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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2013, 03:23:05 PM »
did you left the hornet there for the boil? lol

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2013, 04:55:29 PM »
did you left the hornet there for the boil? lol
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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2013, 08:33:59 PM »
A buddy of mine back in the Coopers kit days used to do open fermentation on all of his beers... and he had four cats.
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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2013, 09:29:56 PM »
A buddy of mine back in the Coopers kit days used to do open fermentation on all of his beers... and he had four cats.

I can't imagine that worked out well.  Did he at least cover the bucket with a towel?

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013, 10:36:36 AM »
A buddy of mine back in the Coopers kit days used to do open fermentation on all of his beers... and he had four cats.
P---y Juice! :drink:

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2013, 10:42:12 AM »
Nasty

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013, 11:10:05 AM »
 :lmao:

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2013, 03:29:50 PM »
How's this for an unusual ingredient. The leftovers from a roasted chicken! I've got a recipe for Cock Ale. It calls for the carcase and leftovers of a roasted chicken to be put in a muslin bag and added after fermentation begins and left in the fermenter for three days. Then removed and left until fermentation is over. I haven't had the balls to try it yet but you never know I might get brave and try it.     

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013, 03:32:37 PM »
You had the cock, but not the balls :P

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2013, 09:04:16 PM »
 Yea something like that!  :pal:

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Re: Unusual ingrediants
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2013, 09:29:55 AM »
Roger, that just sounds so wrong.
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Re: Unusual ingredients
« Reply #12 on: September 22, 2013, 05:29:06 PM »
Great, another thing that tastes like chicken...
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Re: Unusual ingredients
« Reply #13 on: September 25, 2013, 05:40:45 PM »
Yay salmonella!
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