Originally Posted by theonecynic
Are dogs particularly keen on beer?
This is my first batch. When mine was in the primary, my dog was very interested in the blow off setup. He would go over and take smells and jostle around the tube.
When it went into the secondary, I put a towel over the carboy. He liked to go up to the airlock (covered by the towel) and take some sniffs. He would jostle around the airlock. I was worried that he would knock it out or something.
Dogs have a great sense of smell, and mine is very interested in the smells coming out of my fermenters. I call him the assistant brewmaster. It's very fitting since I named the brewery after him, Black Dog Brewery (home brewery).