Originally Posted by ff186
I have brew a few batched, the beer tastes great. However I seemed to have head aches after drinking home brew, no matter how much I drink. I have never had this problem with store bought beers (unless I had too many). I was just wondering if anyone has had the same experience.
Most likely fusel alcohols and/or acetylaldehyde. For future batches, try fermenting at a lower temperature and let the beer bulk age a little longer, which should reduce fusel formation and clear any acetylaldehyde right up.
The Fiesty(sic) Goat Brewery est. 2007 & Clusterfuggle Experimental Ales est. 2009
Planned: Dark Mild w/ 002, Dark Mild w/ 028, sLambic II, Flanders Red II
Primary: Fat Man Porter w/ 1469, Fat Man Porter w/ 005, sLambic I
Secondary: Orange Blossom Mead, Flanders Red I
Kegged: Centennial Falcon w/ Conan, Centennial Falcon w/ Denny's, Barrel-aged Fat Man Porter, Belgian Dark Strong, Huell Melon Pale Ale
Bottled: Flanders Red I