Originally Posted by boomtown25
Last week I tried my Cucumber Summer Ale after a week of bottling. I knew it was green, just wanted to see how it was coming along. It was so rancid smelling and they were all gushers (I think I got the priming sugar calculations wrong) that I proceeded to pour out what I thought was all of the bottles (I did this cause I needed the bottles to bottle more beer) without even tasting it.
You...you did WHAT? You didn't even TASTE it?
Because you needed more BOTTLES? Did you know that there are plenty of sources of bottles that contain non-homebrews in them?
I sentence you to 10 lashes with a 3/8" vinyl tube.
Never crack open another homebrew beer before waiting 3 weeks.