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Old 10-28-2008, 08:01 AM   #1
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I just had to mention this to everyone. Recently I checked my brewing supplies and found that ants had found their way to my corn sugar. This was suprising to me because it was double bagged and heat sealed. I think they found a small hole in the seal but did not get into the inner bags. This made me very impressed at their ability to find food and had me worried that they would be able to get into everything but I found that the DME was not on their menu as much as the corn sugar. My grain is Ok but now I feel that I must move all of my supplies into the house. I am not about to take any chances.
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:15 AM   #2
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Don't put it past those damned ant to eat through the plastic. I swear they can get into everything!!
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Old 10-28-2008, 01:16 PM   #3
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their little body parts strain out with the trub.

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Extra proteins = better head retention!

 
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:09 PM   #5
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I guess after they are cooked in the boil it just adds a nuttiness to the beer.
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Ant ale anyone?

 
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