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Old 02-09-2011, 04:42 AM   #11
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DO NOT MIX ANY CHLORINE & OXY bad gasses erupt!
yum... mustard gas... the "chemical warfare" of ww1 is what that is
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Old 02-09-2011, 04:44 AM   #12
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You're not alone. My..my name is RC...and...I'm a bucket sniffer! There--it's out.

Love that hoppy aroma after some monster c-hop brew is finished.

I actually leave my bucket on the dining room table for a few days after bottling to let it air out and to stick my head in it every time I walk by it.
hahahaha, same here, I leave mine in the dining room.

SWMBO: "would you PLEASE put that damn bucket away?"
ME: "if i put it away, i can't smell the delicious brew i just made."
SWMBO: "it stinks."
ME: "i'm not sorry."
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:00 AM   #13
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SWMBO: "would you PLEASE put that damn bucket away?"
ME: "if i put it away, i can't smell the delicious brew i just made."
SWMBO: "it stinks."
ME: "i'm not sorry."
Heh, not to go off track but on a similar SWMBO note:

I mentioned to her I wanted to get two Ale Pail's plus a bottling bucket from Midwest and she went off, "Why don't you slow down!! You're spending so much money so soon!". Total cost of what I mentioned is a mere $52. Of course, with all the accessories (airlocks, stick on thermometers, autosiphon, etc) my cart came out to about $100. Well, $100 for me is nothing, not to brag honestly! I turned to her and pointed out how crazy it is that she's freaking out being I'm a musician and have spent waaaay more on *single* pieces of music gear. She didn't care to hear the point.

She got me started with homebrewing with the Cooper's kit. We later bought a second one that she was totally supportive with (even suggestive on). The whole joke to all this is... if I'd mentioned I want to buy another Cooper's kit at $100 I guarantee should wouldn't have complained one bit!!!!!!


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what would the same amount of crap beer you'd buy off the shelf cost?

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what would the same amount of crap beer you'd buy off the shelf cost?
Well, at about $1 per 12oz bottle, the equivalent of a 5 gallon batch would cost $53 bucks. Seems like brewing is a much better deal (if you only count the ingredients and assume all equipment is free!).
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cmon you guys, remember that first time you stuck your finger to your buddies nose and said - smell this .. sorry bad analogy
that beer smell in the fermenter is a pain in the ass to get out.
if you clean with a good cleanser than sanitize, there's no issue. it's a fermenter, it usually smells like beer even after scrubbing ...

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Love that hoppy aroma after some monster c-hop brew is finished.

I actually leave my bucket on the dining room table for a few days after bottling to let it air out and to stick my head in it every time I walk by it.
LOL! I'm Starrfish... & I'm a "equipment" sniffer!
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Well, at about $1 per 12oz bottle, the equivalent of a 5 gallon batch would cost $53 bucks. Seems like brewing is a much better deal (if you only count the ingredients and assume all equipment is free!).
yep, so brewing is much cheaper. helps to shut my swmbo up
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yum... mustard gas... the "chemical warfare" of ww1 is what that is
Just watched "all quiet on the western front" for about the 100th time...
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yum... mustard gas... the "chemical warfare" of ww1 is what that is
nope chlorine gas, mustard is a different one but both were used in WWI along with Phosgene and Chloropicrin
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