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Re: How quickly to skunk?
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2010, 06:09:55 PM »
Most lagers from the Continent have some staling.  If you smell honey like aromas, that is oxidation.  I don't buy as many German Pilsners as I used to.  But I can make some fresh ones!

Bitburger in a can, it's a life saver!

If you like Bitburger.   ;)

The local Pizza/Italian place had 4 beers on draft when I lived in Germany.  Koenig, Kostritzer, Warsteiner, and Bitburger.  That was my order of preference. 
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Re: How quickly to skunk?
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2010, 07:33:52 PM »
i left a homebrew in the sun for a few minutes and was surprised how fast it skunked.

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Re: How quickly to skunk?
« Reply #17 on: December 07, 2010, 06:12:37 AM »
Definitely some interesting answers. For my situation, I've decided not to worry about it. Fortunately, it turns out that my green bottles are closed in a box. I'm smarter than I thought. I have some commercial beers as well as some homebrew in brown bottles that were exposed. I can't imagine the weak florescent light had much effect on the brown bottles. If it did, there weren't many.

Somebody more ambitious than I should do an experiment with florescent lighting.

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Re: How quickly to skunk?
« Reply #18 on: December 07, 2010, 06:35:18 AM »
All sounds about right, as I can walk from the backdoor to the pool (25 ft) and the beer is skunked.

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Re: How quickly to skunk?
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2010, 09:05:23 AM »
All sounds about right, as I can walk from the backdoor to the pool (25 ft) and the beer is skunked.

If you quit leaving the cat food outside the skunks won't be attracted.  ::)
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