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What to do?
« on: June 18, 2018, 05:45:16 AM »
I have 44 beers of a horrid beer I made.
A honey wheat that has no taste, it’s over carbonated. It has no taste.
What can I do with this?


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Re: What to do?
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2018, 08:02:10 AM »
Drink it, dump it, or gift it.
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Re: What to do?
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2018, 08:16:50 AM »
Drink it, dump it, or gift it.
I would never gift this beer, even to my uncle!


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Re: What to do?
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2018, 11:07:09 AM »
Use it as the liquid in your smoker pan for smoking meats.
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Re: What to do?
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2018, 11:29:42 AM »
Use it as the liquid in your smoker pan for smoking meats.
Interesting, if it had flavor...


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Re: What to do?
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2018, 01:47:12 PM »
Similar to a previous comment about using the beer in the smoker - In Wisconsin we would use it to pre-cook bratwurst. Prosit.

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Re: What to do?
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2018, 03:07:26 PM »
I like to use beer for steaming mussels.
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Re: What to do?
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2018, 04:31:20 PM »
distill it.
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Re: What to do?
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2018, 04:54:16 PM »
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: What to do?
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2018, 05:32:49 PM »
Degas it and blend with a better beer. Or... Mix it with lemonade or some of those Amoretti flavorings.

https://amoretti.com/collections/natural-artisan-flavors


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Re: What to do?
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2018, 07:24:48 PM »
Dump it. Blending bad beer with good beer generally makes bad beer.


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Re: What to do?
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2018, 07:33:11 PM »
Dump it. Blending bad beer with good beer generally makes bad beer.

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What to do?
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2018, 10:54:26 PM »
I dunno. While not clinging to a mistake is my mantra, I get these wild ideas from stuff I read:

https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/how-to-brew/the-art-of-blending-beer/

https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/how-to-brew/5-reasons-homebrewers-should-try-blending/

(this coming from a guy that just dumped two batches of nasty @$$ crap)

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Re: What to do?
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2018, 12:02:39 AM »
You could also save some for a competition and try to get some comments and feedback on it.
Mistakes are worth learning from.

Why do you think it’s horrid, what style beer, mash temp, yeast, etc?
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Re: What to do?
« Reply #14 on: June 19, 2018, 02:47:48 PM »
You could also save some for a competition and try to get some comments and feedback on it.
Mistakes are worth learning from.

Why do you think it’s horrid, what style beer, mash temp, yeast, etc?

True enough.  Our local Sensei who teaches an annual class that culminates in the participant's taking the BJCP tasting exam asks for off flavored beers to use in the exam.  He usually resorts to blending some low scoring competition beers for the off flavor examples.
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