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Old 08-13-2007, 11:04 PM   #1
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Default Ever Make a Beer You Didn't Like?

I brewed up a light cream ale at the beginning of the summer with high hopes. Figured it would be nice to have a light, tasty brew around for the hot months. And I can't stand it. I can't even force myself to drink it. And yet every person whos tried it loves it. I"ve basically been giving it away all summer trying to get rid of it. It drives me nuts because I can't point out exactly what it is that makes me dislike it so. There is some sort of aftertaste I can't identify, but no one else tastes it.

Anyone else ever had this happen?

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Old 08-13-2007, 11:20 PM   #2
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Default I didn't like orange in my beer

I made two batches of Bavarian Liquid Gold" and I didn't like the orange peel stuff that I bought at the home brew. The night I bottled it, it smelled so good that I made another batch because I had extra ingredients. Next time I will wait until I drink something with a new ingredient before I duplicate it.

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Old 08-13-2007, 11:25 PM   #3
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i did a wheat ale for a friends birthday that i hurred to get done w/ his b-day was 9-11. and everyone but me and my girl loved it. i still have 2 bottles left that i'm letting sit to see if this year they taste better!

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:00 AM   #4
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Made about 6 kits of just extract tins with white sugar. Nearly finished them. Have had them for about two years and they kinda taste ok. I use them as my buffer between running out of good beer and making / buying some.

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:05 AM   #5
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Made about 6 kits of just extract tins with white sugar.
What, they don't make crap where you are so you have to make your own?

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:13 AM   #6
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one so far, it wasnt horrible but there was something I didnt like about it. It was a pale ale it was drinkable but I dont thing I would brew it again.

Possibly 2 I have a honey weizen that has been in the bottles for 2 weeks, when I was bottling it tatsed great after conditioning it had a fruity bananna quality to it hopefully that will mellow out a little... if not I am not gonna be a big fan of this one

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Old 08-14-2007, 12:14 AM   #7
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What, they don't make crap where you are so you have to make your own?

This was before i was educated! Now I have the problem that it tastes even worse to me!!!
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Old 08-14-2007, 06:12 AM   #8
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Here's a hint for mine: Two WEEKS of oak chips in secondary ≠ two DAYS of oak chips! I made the 666 recipe three months ago and still all I can taste is oak. I still have a case left, and I'm choking it down to remind myself of the 'wood beer'.

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My hefe made with White Labs German Hefe yeast tastes like a banana stored for two weeks in a sweaty sock. mmmmmm.

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Old 08-14-2007, 02:14 PM   #10
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My Nut Brown I made awhile ago has an odd aftertaste I just can't put a finger on. It's drinkable but everytime I drink one I can't enjoy it because I'm spending the whole time trying to figure out what the hell that taste is. I think my ferment temps got a little too high.

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