I'm a Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale fan, myself. I don't like really hoppy beers, and most experts agree that hops dry out rubber rollers.
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [ARSCLIST] How often do you routinely clean your rubber capstan rollers , with what and why?
Ha ha, good response Karl! I had a couple of fun discussions offlist. Long ago I worked at Anchor Steam Beer bewing company so never could stand weak or bitter brews
Give me Steam or Guiness…:-)
> On Jul 3, 2019, at 4:25 PM, Karl E. Fitzke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That's funny. I just reread that myself and wondered why I used that abbreviation. For the record, I do avoid (actual) IPA. Too hoppy for my tastes. Now don't go asking why I avoid using IPA for records!
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> IPA? You wash them in beer? That was just my first thought. Isopropyl Alcohol is abbreviated IPA? First I heard that.
> International Phonetic Alphabet?
> Innovative Products of America (IPA®) is an Original Equipment Manufacturer specializing in the development of innovative tools and equipment since 1991.
> so much for the googlenet.
> Lou Judson
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>> On Jul 3, 2019, at 12:12 PM, Karl E. Fitzke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I've been warned off of IPA in the past, being told it could prematurely dry out rollers. Not hard to imagine if used a lot. It is valuable to hear you've had success at your rate of use, Shai.