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Old 04-30-2012, 02:07 AM   #21
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...2) And most important nothing pathogenic can exist in beer/wine/cider/mead....
Can't be true. I drank 18 pints of my hop-burst APA last night and woke up this morning sick as a dog.
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:11 AM   #22
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Im thinking the worse thing that can happen when you open those bottles is you might have some malt vinegar to put on your french fries.
how are you going to get vinegar without a mother sample introduced?
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:18 AM   #23
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To add to the storage question, dipping the capped bottle in wax should help to ensure a great seal and that the bottle keeps.

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Old 04-30-2012, 02:20 AM   #24
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Can't be true. I drank 18 pints of my hop-burst APA last night and woke up this morning sick as a dog.
That would be from alcohol toxicity not pathogens-and damn! 18 pints? Good God! I was sick as a dog when ive drank 12 ish miller lites sometimes back in my day.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:57 AM   #25
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how are you going to get vinegar without a mother sample introduced?
It was said a bit tongue in cheek. If acetobacter gets into the batch and turns it sour over a long storage and o2 infiltration from old seals, it will turn to vinegar, but its not a harmful vinegar to your body, and is basically just malt vinegar.
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Old 04-30-2012, 03:58 AM   #26
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I bet it tastes like molasses
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