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Old 06-20-2012, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default bug got in beer!

OMG a fly got in home brew i fished him out with a sanitized bottle cap but shooed i just dump it?


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Old 06-20-2012, 11:09 PM   #2
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Dude... do you have any idea how many bugs, parts of bugs, mashed bits of bugs, and other gooey nasties get in the food you eat every year?

A lot.

A crazy lot.

Don't dump it. It will be fine.


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Old 06-20-2012, 11:12 PM   #3
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Yummmm! Protein!

Don't dump it. The bug is a very small portion of the total. I doubt you have anything to worry about.
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Old 06-20-2012, 11:28 PM   #4
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Did you make him spit the beer back out?
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what stage in the process?

I've dumped yeast starters that fruit flies got into but i wouldn't worry about one bug post fermentation
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:07 AM   #6
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Seriously? With all of the FDA-approved bugs and bug parts you eat every year, you are going to stress over one fly (that you fished out)?

Chill.
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one bug in the beer? no problem.

be glad if you never see a de-steming station at a winery
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Mmmm... Beer with body
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Even better.... beer with a body.


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