Kid just loves him some cows (komos) wrote,
Kid just loves him some cows
komos

[Insert Scream Here]

Crossposted to homebrewing...

My housemate lacks all sense of situational awareness, and while in most cases this has little effect on me, recently it has caused me pain.

A couple of weeks ago, I brewed a Belgian tripel and set it to work in our pantry. This was all well and good until I came home one particularly sunny afternoon to find the pantry door swung wide open. Hoping for the best, I shut the door and blocked it with some empty bottles. The next day, also a peculiarly sunny one, I came home to find that the bottles had been kicked aside and the door swung wide open again.

I left him a note that said that if the beer was lightstruck, I would lose my shyte.

I finally got around to racking the beer on Tuesday. It smells great, with something of a citrusy-apple going on, but it tastes like pennies.

The three things I've learned since I started doing this are: 1) 'splodey bottles are a drag; 2) while cheese is often quite good with beer, under no circumstances should beer smell like cheese; and 3) skunked beer tastes like pennies.
Subscribe

  • Tattoo.

    All the Things He Said S: "I refuse to fly. I will not fly. Planes are unnatural. A human being should not be able to board a vehicle in one city…

  • I'm taking over LJ and turning it intp a chicken blog*

    *At least for today At the farm a few weeks ago, J was looking to expand his flock of chickens and in preparation, managed to score a free rooster…

  • Query

    Is there ever any sort of discussion about the environmental impact of the oil spills associated with tankers sunk in WWII?

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 4 comments