Put yourself in my shoes. I used fuggles on my past 2 British style beers and tossed both batches.
10 gallons of 'good beer' gone to a poor palette and stupid decision-making. Learn from my horrible mistakes-- not yours!
/huge sigh of relief
It's good to know someone like you, Yoops, who I've grown to trust on these forums, thinks fuggles make beer taste like dirt. I can't stand them! But is that what they're supposed to taste/smell like? All the beer I've made with Fuggles ends up being close to undrinkable.
So, as it turns out (It's in an NPR article I read) that:
PREPARE FOR SCIENCE
The same compounds that are found in Cilantro that give us folks that hate cilantro are present in fuggle hops-- saturated aldehydes. I'm wondering if I can't smell or taste fuggles in how they're supposed to...
Hey, folks. Looking for the best deal for a kegerator conversion. I've already got the fridge as well as the holes drilled-- what's next for me? A buddy told me to go 100% stainless, but what's wrong with chrome plating?
Any advice will help!
Before anybody tells you to use a barrel thief, I will make your job a **** ton simpler (because you can use it to decant starters as well)
Also, get a 1/2 inch hose clamp to secure around the neck of the bulb. This bastard leaks...