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Old 04-06-2013, 03:48 PM   #11
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They say that two breweries have brewed with it, I'd like to hear from them directly.

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Old 04-06-2013, 03:55 PM   #12
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They say that two breweries have brewed with it, I'd like to hear from them directly.
Yeah, me too. They might still be in the evaluation phase of the product as well.
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:03 PM   #13
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I agree. I think he said that they had been using them for a month. Is the first batch even ready to drink yet?

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Old 04-06-2013, 04:16 PM   #14
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I agree. I think he said that they had been using them for a month. Is the first batch even ready to drink yet?
Don't expect tasty results any time soon.

They saved a week on fermenting and now they'll spend 3 years on conditioning it.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:02 PM   #15
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I'm guessing they have just trapped a bunch of off-the-shelf yeast in balls of some type of permeable material. We can opine on the pros and cons of this, but the only thing that matters now is how the beer is affected.
It has to be more than that. My guess is they have isolated reproduction incompetent mutants (and who knows what else that brings along to the party).
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