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Old 02-10-2008, 05:57 PM   #11
Green Flash IPA on tap
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May 2007
Southern Oregon
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Infections or Off flavors,

And cleaning, hate it.

Waiting isn't so bad if you brew enough to always have beer!

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Old 02-10-2008, 06:11 PM   #12
Jan 2008
Tonawanda, NY
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I hate botteling, clean up after brewing and having a beer not turn out as good as i hoped.

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Old 02-10-2008, 06:15 PM   #13
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Cold Lake , Alberta
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I would say cleaning up the mess after I make a batch ... but I live with it since it's a part of brewing life.
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Old 02-10-2008, 06:20 PM   #14
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Littleton, CO
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Having to buy beer because you floated your last keg, and you have nothing in the pipeline...

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Old 02-10-2008, 06:24 PM   #15
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Washington State
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For me it is the wait until my next brewing opportunity. My schedule is so screwy I have to plan in advance when I will have a day I can spend devoted to brewing.


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Old 02-10-2008, 06:30 PM   #16
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West Chicago 'Burbs, IL
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Having to clean and sanitize a bunch of crap just to do one simple task.

Today I need to clean and sanitize a bottling bucket, siphon tubing, rack my beer into the bottling bucket, clean the 5 gal carboy that the beer just came from, rack the beer back into the carboy.

All just to pitch my Brett.

I know I could get another carboy to alleviate this, but I just don't feel like it right now.

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Old 02-10-2008, 06:30 PM   #17
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All the money I spend on cool new toys

Everything else
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc

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Old 02-10-2008, 07:27 PM   #18
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I'd go with bottling as my worst...

And that's why I went to kegging

However, now that I keg, I still bottle about 6-12 beers.. It doesn't seem nearly as bad when you're only doing a few, rather then doing all your beer...

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Old 02-10-2008, 08:55 PM   #19
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Old 02-10-2008, 09:12 PM   #20
Jan 2008
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Ya...definitely the waiting.

I live in the high arctic where there are no beer or liquor stores so when my supply of store bought runs out I have to rely on home brew...this is the exact situation I am in now.

Left the civilized world with 2 flats of Urquel 500ml cans on the 13 of January.

Started a batch of IPA on the 27 January.

Ran out of beer on the 2 February.

Because fermentation went for alot longer than I though, looks like I will not get a chance to bottle till the 12th or the 13th...then 10 more days to get some bubbles.


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