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Old 09-03-2012, 08:51 PM   #11
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Ooops. I thought Natty Greene's was cat food.
And that closes the loop nicely!

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Old 09-03-2012, 08:56 PM   #12
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Ok, I'm scratching Natty Green's Saison off my list of beers to try.

Beer should never be mistaken for cat food. Not even the top shelf stuff and certainly not 9 Lives.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:59 PM   #13
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Beer should never be mistaken for cat food. Not even the top shelf stuff [...]
LMAO! That is soooooo quotable!

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Old 01-15-2014, 03:24 PM   #14
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I have an all-grain IPA in primary fermentation at the moment which has a faint cat-food type whiff to it. Any ideas what it could be?! It's about 10 days old right now, so still has some way to go, but still...!
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Old 01-15-2014, 10:58 PM   #15
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What was it John Mallette of Bells said about Hopslam? Oh yeah:

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“I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.”
Chase it with a Hopslam.
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How long was it in the fermentor?

Autolysis maybe?
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:51 PM   #17
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Are you looking to recreate it at home?

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Old 01-16-2014, 06:34 PM   #18
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I had friend unintentionally create something similar before. His girlfriend stirred the wort with a spoon that had earlier been used in some tuna. She didn't fess up until after it was carbonated and they couldn't tell why it tasted like tuna.
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Are you looking to recreate it at home?

My try?

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Old 01-17-2014, 02:29 AM   #20
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I think we have proven, finally, that you can have autolysis in homebrew.
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