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a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« on: February 27, 2013, 09:05:02 PM »
Sorry, had to ask.

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a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2013, 09:07:57 PM »
He doesn't like it because it's difficult to clear and he hates filtering.  I asked him the same question.
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2013, 09:16:51 PM »
Well that's not very exciting. I was hoping for a much more dramatic story.

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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2013, 11:04:07 PM »
He doesn't like it because it is the closest yeast to being self-aware.  One time when he was using it in a particularly strong barleywine it crawled out of the fermenter and attacked him, tried to drag him back in.  He just managed to reach a spray bottle of purisan and fight it off, otherwise he'd be just another statistic.  He won't touch the stuff ever since.

All of those stories you hear about people "falling into fermenters and dying"?  Chico.  The stuff is vicious.
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2013, 12:02:22 AM »
He doesn't like it because it is the closest yeast to being self-aware.  One time when he was using it in a particularly strong barleywine it crawled out of the fermenter and attacked him, tried to drag him back in.  He just managed to reach a spray bottle of purisan and fight it off, otherwise he'd be just another statistic.  He won't touch the stuff ever since.

All of those stories you hear about people "falling into fermenters and dying"?  Chico.  The stuff is vicious.

finally! I am no longer alone. It took me nearly three weeks to dig my way out of that pile of krausen...

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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2013, 06:35:14 AM »
He doesn't like it because it is the closest yeast to being self-aware.  One time when he was using it in a particularly strong barleywine it crawled out of the fermenter and attacked him, tried to drag him back in.  He just managed to reach a spray bottle of purisan and fight it off, otherwise he'd be just another statistic.  He won't touch the stuff ever since.

All of those stories you hear about people "falling into fermenters and dying"?  Chico.  The stuff is vicious.

Much better!

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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2013, 06:50:57 AM »
He doesn't like it because it is the closest yeast to being self-aware.  One time when he was using it in a particularly strong barleywine it crawled out of the fermenter and attacked him, tried to drag him back in.  He just managed to reach a spray bottle of purisan and fight it off, otherwise he'd be just another statistic.  He won't touch the stuff ever since.

All of those stories you hear about people "falling into fermenters and dying"?  Chico.  The stuff is vicious.

Much better!

Yes, much better, and thanks for asking.  I've been meaning to do that for months!
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a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2013, 07:23:27 AM »
I guess sean wasn't entirely clear with me....
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2013, 07:35:54 AM »
He doesn't like it because it is the closest yeast to being self-aware.  One time when he was using it in a particularly strong barleywine it crawled out of the fermenter and attacked him, tried to drag him back in.  He just managed to reach a spray bottle of purisan and fight it off, otherwise he'd be just another statistic.  He won't touch the stuff ever since.

All of those stories you hear about people "falling into fermenters and dying"?  Chico.  The stuff is vicious.

It'll eat the paint right off your car too.  :D
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2013, 08:28:42 AM »
Chico killed my great-grandfather during a West Virginia land war. I was prepared to let bygones be bygones until it came back to finish the job. Tom already told that story...

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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2013, 08:59:29 AM »
Chico killed my great-grandfather during a West Virginia land war. I was prepared to let bygones be bygones until it came back to finish the job. Tom already told that story...

Sic semper fungus!

Oh, of course, the "Terrill/Chico feud of 07".

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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2013, 09:22:29 AM »
Chico killed my great-grandfather during a West Virginia land war. I was prepared to let bygones be bygones until it came back to finish the job. Tom already told that story...

Sic semper fungus!

LMAO  ;D
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2013, 02:33:50 PM »
All this while I thought it was that Freddie Prinze character that Sean didn't like.....  :P
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2013, 02:50:39 PM »
little more detail on how you got away.  i mean, what happens if i go to pick up a bottle of some simple german lager yeast and it has been infiltrated by chico.  its not like i am being attacked by zombies or anything but always good to have a battle plan 8)
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Re: a10t2 - Sean, why don't you like Chico?
« Reply #14 on: February 28, 2013, 03:07:31 PM »
In that scenario I think you'd be OK. The German yeast are going to kick the Chico out so that they can maintain the purity of their culture.
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