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No brained brewing rules
« on: March 23, 2013, 06:08:13 PM »
Hopefully my first" rule" will set the pace for this thread

1. Beer is good with hotdogs but hotdogs are not good IN beer

2. Its better to add hops before the timer goes off than forgetting to add them all together

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No brained brewing rules
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2013, 06:26:05 PM »
3. If it sounds like too much work, it IS too much work.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2013, 07:24:52 AM »
It is good karma to drink while brewing.

It is bad practice to drink too much while brewing.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2013, 09:14:36 AM »
4. If you're brewing on the lift gate of your pick up truck and find yourself standing in sticky liquid, check the valve on your kettle BEFORE you go looking for an engine/transmission/cooling system leak on your truck.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2013, 10:12:26 AM »
If you brew outdoors, get to know your neighbors.  Make sure they know you make beer not meth.

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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2013, 12:28:11 PM »
If someone tells you that you have to do a particular brewing task one particular way, never listen to their advice again
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2013, 02:39:32 PM »
Break all the rules you possibly can. Then you shall understand the wisdom of those that have gone before...
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool. -Richard P. Feynman

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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2013, 02:54:05 PM »
Break all the rules you possibly can. Then you shall understand the wisdom of those that have gone before...

The corollary....

Learn the rules so you'll know which ones to break
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2013, 07:57:03 PM »
Learn the rules so you'll know which ones to break

This is where I start. Once you know the rules, and know why the rules exist, you can know when/how to break them.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2013, 08:10:30 PM »
Just because the majority of brewers do something a certain way, that doesn't mean it's the best/easiest/right way to do it. Experiment for yourself.

Also, take any reference more than 10 years old or so with a grain of salt. Again, experiment for yourself.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2013, 05:13:04 AM »
It's only beer. Don't take it too seriously.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #11 on: March 25, 2013, 05:26:23 AM »
Make brewing a passion. If your significant other limits your hobby - your passion - it is time to ask yourself if they are really worth spending your life with...hahaha
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No brained brewing rules
« Reply #12 on: March 25, 2013, 06:14:44 AM »
Brew like the wind
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #13 on: March 25, 2013, 06:55:15 AM »
If you're thinking of adding one more ingredient for complexity, you may already have too many ingredients.
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Re: No brained brewing rules
« Reply #14 on: March 25, 2013, 07:15:08 AM »
Just because the majority of brewers do something a certain way, that doesn't mean it's the best/easiest/right way to do it. Experiment for yourself.

Also, take any reference more than 10 years old or so with a grain of salt. Again, experiment for yourself.
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