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Old 05-08-2011, 02:57 AM   #11
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Thanks for the discussion, everybody. As always, the answer seems to be, if it smells like beer and it tastes like beer (this does), then it must be beer!

I'm glad to have learned about the yeast islands, too.

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Old 05-08-2011, 03:22 AM   #12
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I have blown a lid clear off my Heffe! Drink it! Let me give you the entire list of homebrewing myths:

hot side aeration
contamination (clean and sanitize and you will never lose a batch)
90% efficiency ( the same guys that drive big trucks.....)
hops going bad in anything other than nasa certified vacuum bags
and so on and so on......

Things that do affect your beer:
Good procedures and recipes
Good sanitation
Proper water treatment
aging your beer properly
Enjoy with friends

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You just got a thumbs up. Partly for your 90% efficiency quote, partly for your avatar.

Brew on Brother, indeed. You're my kind of people.
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Old 06-08-2011, 05:23 AM   #13
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OP here. Sure enough, this brew turned out pretty awesome. Thanks for all the discussion.

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Old 08-22-2011, 07:29 AM   #14
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My inclination is to RDWHAHB and let it go.

But, let's wait to see what the pros have to say.
Previous post was THE pro.

Revvy FTW!
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