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Re: Sweet vomit aroma in Victory Hop Devil?
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2012, 09:18:26 AM »
Sounds like it's an infected bottle to me.  Was this only one bottle or a six-pack? I'll be curious to hear their response.
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Re: Sweet vomit aroma in Victory Hop Devil?
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2012, 09:26:21 AM »
Sounds like it's an infected bottle to me.  Was this only one bottle or a six-pack? I'll be curious to hear their response.

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Re: Sweet vomit aroma in Victory Hop Devil?
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2012, 10:47:56 AM »

 Leave spent grain in your mash tun.

Noooo! Don't do it!
Just ask Tony.  ;)

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Re: Sweet vomit aroma in Victory Hop Devil?
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2012, 01:23:53 PM »

 Leave spent grain in your mash tun.

Noooo! Don't do it!
Just ask Tony.  ;)

ahaha he speaks the truth!!

Why does leaving grain in the mash tun make a vomit smell?
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Re: Sweet vomit aroma in Victory Hop Devil?
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2012, 01:44:52 PM »
Why does leaving grain in the mash tun make a vomit smell?

One of the products of the decomposition of the grain is the aforementioned butyric acid (= vomit smell)
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