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Old 05-06-2012, 06:53 PM   #1
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Look who I just found in my boil kettle. Spit it out you cheeky bastard!
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:40 PM   #2
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when you drink that you should catch a buzz. lol

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Old 05-06-2012, 10:45 PM   #3
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I guess I'm lucky to have a large screened back porch.
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:49 PM   #4
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You're not the first and you won't be the last. Nice thing about making beer is that we boil the heck out of everything. So more than likely it'll all be fine.
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Old 05-06-2012, 10:58 PM   #5
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I sure hope you sanitized that spoon
In their efforts to regulate beer quality, the ancient Babylonians, who were among history's earliest brewers, decreed that any commercial beermaker who sold unfit beer would be drowned in their own libation.

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Old 05-06-2012, 11:02 PM   #6
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Hehe. I fished a butterfly out of my boil kettle last weekend.

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Old 05-06-2012, 11:34 PM   #7
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I had my wort nearly chilled when one of those did a kamikaze run into the wort. I grabbed him, wrung the wort out and poured the wort into the fermenter. It turned out just fine.

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Old 05-07-2012, 12:05 AM   #8
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It doesn't have to just be outside. I was heating up a bit of honey to make a mead the other day and all of a sudden bees come flying through the kitchen window.

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