I have some buddies that bring me empties. Some have been sitting in their garage for a month without ever being rinsed. I leave them immersed in an oxyclean mix and within two days or so, all the gunk lets loose and floats out of the bottles.
IPA's are what got me into homebrewing. I love big flavors. I'm mostly a "c" hops guy though I had no idea what that was before stepping off into all this.
On the other hand, I don't care for fruit beers. Different strokes... it's all good.
I'd suggest flipping the grommet. It's worth a try.
I've had some problems specifically with the new smooth EZ Cap bottles. I ended up adding some sugar after about 10 weeks and no carb and as anyone who has ever done that will attest, it will cause instant foaming. I re-sealed fast and my...
Used MO for the first time yesterday. I had some dough balls and I also had a stuck sparge for the first time. I'm using a modified cooler with stainless braid. I more or less use two equal batches of water. Add water and then grain.
Looks like a Rice Hull purchase is in my future.
Thanks for the update. I've been fighting carb isssues on one batch in the newer ez cap bottles. The ones with the smooth sides. I decided to add a little sugar and yeast and on at least one of them, it's definitely a seal problem. Caught it bubbling right past the rubber seal a day or so...
And then you complained.
That means you felt you were owed more than what you originally agreed to. Hence, you felt you were indeed entitled to something more. Otherwise you wouldn't have complained.
It's a textbook case.