Originally Posted by badbrew
Describe your chill down process after boiling. After getting a coil chiller, my beers are much less bitter, almost too much.
In chilling, all I did was fill my sink 3/4 full of cold water and ice and then stuck the batch of wort ( still in pan ) in the sink to cool off. I had to re-add cold water, as the warm overwhelmed and heated up the first cool bath. That's all....probably not the best method, eh?
I did NOT strain anything before pouring wort into carboy though. So I'm a assuming in not straining the hops out, that is what has made it so bitter...?