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Old 02-24-2013, 12:23 AM   #1
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Default Which brew gods do you have to pay homage to for a smooth brew day???

So apparently I'm not doing something right. It seems that every time I brew, something happens that was totally unexpected that throws a wrench in things... to the point that it doesn't ruin the batch, but throws a wrench in things enough to make it a 'not so smooth' brew day.

Most of the time it's something like a leaky seal on a fitting, etc... this time, while in the middle of running the wort through the plate chiller, my well pump decided it didn't want to work anymore. After running around like a maniac for about two hours, I was able to get it fixed, and in the meantime I used my neighbor's water to finish the chill... so no real harm done... but come on!

Let me know I'm not alone here!


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Old 02-24-2013, 12:29 AM   #2
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I make regular sacrifices of young cheese sandwiches to Trubdor, as he favors us bearded folk with clear beers devoid of off flavors.


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I pay homage to Barlian, the barley god. I sprinkle a pinch of malt on the ground for him before I mash. Additionally, he was kind enough to bless me with a Mashcot, a Thermo-Scientific rubber duck. We call him Thermy, he helps to regular the mash temperature and ward off evil spirits.

By the way, I almost spit my beer out laughing at Trubdor. That tickled me pink!
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I make sacrifices in the form of time and preparation to Murphy. For we all know his law!
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How about just a prayer to the real one? Works for me.
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How about just a prayer to the real one? Works for me.
And which one would that be????

Loki is the only god who gives a crap about brewing.
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You mean Odin?
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If you ever findd the right god to sacrafice to let us all know, there is no perfect brewday, something always inevitably goes wrong.

The only difference is whether it is a big thing or something trivial.
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You mean Osiris?
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