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Old 06-14-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
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Default I don't like to brag.......but DAMN!!

I just bottled my summer beer tonight, a recipe I randomly made up. It was damn tasty, I was sketched out at first. I opened the lid, and it stunk like fermented cat crap. So I tasted it, and it was damn amazing, especially for a uncarbonated beer. I could drink it without it being carbonated, it was that good!

If anyone wants the recipe, just let me know!


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Old 06-14-2012, 04:04 AM   #2
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Aroma of fermenting cat crap? Please share! Not being sarcastic either, would like to know
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% LB. OZ. Malts
56% 4 8 American Two-row Pale
19% 1 8 Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L
12% 1 0 Vienna Malt
12% 1 0 Wheat Malt
1% 0 2 Brown Malt

Hops
60 min 0.5 oz Amarillo
60 min 0.4 oz Citra
10 min 0.5 oz Amarillo
10 min 0.6 oz Citra

Yeast
Wyeast American Wheat 1010

Miscellaneous
1 tsp. Irish Moss
2 limes (zest and juice)

I used 4.1 oz of table sugar for priming. I hope that is right, we'll see in a few weeks!
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Aroma of fermenting cat crap? Please share! Not being sarcastic either, would like to know
Exactly, it smelt of high alcohol with a smell of cat crap. But it tasted so good, and hope the aroma of cat droppings go away with force carb and bottle conditioning!
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fwiw, Citra as an early addition/bittering hop can have that effect. I never use it for bittering, always very late additions and dry hopping...

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Cost for a celebration! congrats!
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Exactly, it smelt of high alcohol with a smell of cat crap. ...
You don't actually have a cat by any chance? [Refer: A catty situation ]
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You don't actually have a cat by any chance? [Refer: A catty situation ]
Thankfully I don't have a cat! Used to have some, but no more


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