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Old 08-21-2010, 02:57 AM   #1
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Ok. I've been doing a lot of posting and asking a lot of questions and I think as a general matter it comes down to this ... With the exception of some things, there is not right or wrong answer; it's just a matter of style.

With that having been said, what are the universal truths to brewing? What are those things in brewing that are NOT merely a matter of style but rather a matter of truth. In other words, what are the brewing commandments?

I'll start off with an easy one. Commandment 1: thou shall keep a sanitized carboy.

What are some others?

 
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Old 08-21-2010, 03:12 AM   #2
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#2 Homebrew is an art and science, learn the science, practice the art, think, learn, create, share, and enjoy.

#3 DONT be a Brewdouche.
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:26 AM   #3
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#4 thou shalt not count airlock bubbles
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:32 AM   #4
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#2 (since the above #2 wasn't actually #2 unless the post was to place hold, then this is #5)
Thought shall wait 72 hours before worrying about your fementation.

 
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:36 AM   #5
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don't take a recipe as gospel

 
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Old 08-21-2010, 03:55 PM   #6
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Never Trust your boil kettle to never boil over!


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Old 08-21-2010, 04:06 PM   #7
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:31 PM   #8
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:32 PM   #9
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Old 08-21-2010, 04:48 PM   #10
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Cleaning and sterilizing are two different things... you need to do both.

Thou shalt keep a beer journal.

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