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Lando 04-10-2012 02:45 AM

Garden hose flavors
So I screwed up and used the hose to fill the mash tun while brewing. Now the batch tastes horrible. (Tasty Brown Ale from morebeer) It has a huge plastic type/vinyl flavor that I first thought was due to chlorine, but later discovered was coming from the hose.
Any ideas on how to salvage it?

igotsand 04-10-2012 02:54 AM

Get the potable hoses and never have to worry about it again...its the rv white hose from lowes, home depot......
It might be a dumper.....

TheBrewinator 04-10-2012 02:59 AM

Gonna have to second the previous poster, from everything I have read, off flavors from the garden hose are there to stay.

homebrewdad 04-10-2012 03:07 AM

Sorry, it's a dumper. I'm a huge proponent of the "time cures most ills" movement... but hose flavors don't go away.

lowlife 04-10-2012 03:34 AM

throw it away, life is too short to drink crap beer

mjmac85 04-10-2012 06:43 AM

Have anyone who is always taking more than their share of beer? Someone you don't want to give beer too? Annoying neighbor or in law? I say give it to them. Keep it around as a gag gift. Unless you need the bucket.

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