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Old 01-10-2010, 06:43 PM   #1
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I dont know if this is a rational thought or not, but Ive been becoming more and more concerned with infecting my own beer. Normally my brewdays go off without a hitch, fermentation is a lazy process (for me) and it goes into the keg for aging with no issues. Upon sipping my first pour, I realize how yummy my beer is, but as I set the glass back down my fears start getting the better of me.

The beer came into contact with the 2nd dirtiest part of my body - my mouth. And Im sure that some of my bacterias and whatnot have made their way back into my beer glass and are trying to work their magic between swigs. But thats the problem too. Everytime I take a drink, I infect my beer even more. Throw in the fact that it goes down to my nasty cesspool of a stomach, and gets mixed with other bacterias... Man, my beer never had a chance. It makes me rather sad really. Knowing that I am continuously infecting my beer with each coming pour and sip.
Poor beer...
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Old 01-10-2010, 06:53 PM   #2
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The only way to deal with these fears is glue some egg crating to your walls and paint it a soothing baby blue.

 
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:14 PM   #3
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Don't worry, the alcohol in the beer will kill all infections in your stomach. That's why rum is my peptobismal.
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Old 01-10-2010, 09:25 PM   #4
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Here's the solution.






(I know you're only kidding, but is it REALLY a good idea during "freaked out noob month" to start threads like this? You know they all flocked with worried breath to this thread, to make sure the picture or description of your infection matches what they think they have in their fermenter.)
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Old 01-10-2010, 10:17 PM   #5
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Tin foil hats don't work. They actually intensify signals...and they don't breath so they get really hot. I once coated a hat in tin foil (looked awesome) and went to the bar with it on (that was fun). Kept having to take it off because it felt like my brain was cooking.
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Old 01-10-2010, 10:22 PM   #6
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Tin foil hats don't work. They actually intensify signals...and they don't breath so they get really hot. I once coated a hat in tin foil (looked awesome) and went to the bar with it on (that was fun). Kept having to take it off because it felt like my brain was cooking.
Wait'll you try duct tape. I wore a duct tape suit in high school for some reason or other... man that was awful.
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Wait'll you try duct tape. I wore a duct tape suit in high school for some reason or other... man that was awful.
Good point.
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Old 01-10-2010, 11:41 PM   #8
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Very few things can survive in your stomach, so no worries there You just have to drink the beer faster so it can get disinfected in your tummy by the acid!
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Old 01-10-2010, 11:42 PM   #9
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Wait, what if it he gets a UTI?

 
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Old 01-10-2010, 11:43 PM   #10
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(I know you're only kidding, but is it REALLY a good idea during "freaked out noob month" to start threads like this? You know they all flocked with worried breath to this thread, to make sure the picture or description of your infection matches what they think they have in their fermenter.)
I feel for that cat...on so many levels!!
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