Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Is fermenting too warm really that bad?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-13-2013, 09:51 PM   #11
thadius856
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
thadius856's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Marysville
Posts: 2,270
Liked 563 Times on 249 Posts
Likes Given: 155

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
You'd think somebody who's been a member of this forum for 4+ years would have some constructive advice.
What do you want from the guy? He gave you the answer.

Yes, Nottingham at or above 75 will taste terrible. I lost power 4 days into a Irish Red with Nottingham. It went from 70 to 80 in the course of a day, and stayed there for the next several weeks. Bottled it up and it's by far the worse beer I've ever brewed.

Or, don't believe me.
__________________
Was this post helpful? Don't forget to click 'Like'!

Thadius Miller, Project Manager -> RaspberryPints

Before you build a keezer, look at this!
Chest Freezer Spec Sheets and Layout Drawings (15 models and counting)
thadius856 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 09:52 PM   #12
cheezydemon3
Registered User
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: louisville
Posts: 12,967
Liked 1641 Times on 1234 Posts
Likes Given: 3007

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
You'd think somebody who's been a member of this forum for 4+ years would have some constructive advice.
.
You're lucky I got here before revvy, who would have linked the 4000 similar threads you failed to search. But since you want to play it that way, enjoy your banana beer next time while utilizing the search function.

__________________
cheezydemon3 is offline
BigFloyd Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:01 PM   #13
BansheeRider
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BansheeRider's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,468
Liked 99 Times on 90 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cheezydemon3 View Post
You're lucky I got here before revvy, who would have linked the 4000 similar threads you failed to search. But since you want to play it that way, enjoy your banana beer next time while utilizing the search function.

I always research. Nothing I found mentioned high temps with nottingham. Maybe I missed it with the 4000 threads on this subject.

Anyways...I am still a noob, and surely I will have a bad batch at some point in my homebrewing carreer. I am just looking for some honest feedback. If horrible beer is what I should expect from this and there is no way to fix it, then thank you for the honest feedback. I hope this beer doesn't turn out too bad.
__________________

Good judgement comes from experience, experience comes from bad judgement.

BansheeRider is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:03 PM   #14
Spinrathen
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 148
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

I see the uptight brigade has already weighed in. Unfortunately with all their scathing belittlement they are probably right. How many off flavors you encounter and if they are off flavors you can handle you'll find out the hard way I suppose.

__________________

Thank you Jerry!

Spinrathen is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:04 PM   #15
cheezydemon3
Registered User
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: louisville
Posts: 12,967
Liked 1641 Times on 1234 Posts
Likes Given: 3007

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
I always research. Nothing I found mentioned high temps with nottingham. Maybe I missed it with the 4000 threads on this subject.

Anyways...I am still a noob, and surely I will have a bad batch at some point in my homebrewing carreer. I am just looking for some honest feedback. If horrible beer is what I should expect from this and there is no way to fix it, then thank you for the honest feedback. I hope this beer doesn't turn out too bad.
The best help I could offer was a YES high temps are BAD.

You thought I should have offered more, others already were, why do I need to duplicate?
__________________
cheezydemon3 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:09 PM   #16
AnOldUR
fer-men-TAY-shuhn
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
AnOldUR's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 6,199
Liked 574 Times on 417 Posts
Likes Given: 441

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
I hope the yeast will clean up nice as i am in no rush to get this into my keg.
Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
You'd think somebody who's been a member of this forum for 4+ years would have some constructive advice.
You'd think that someone who's put the money into a kegging system would have learned one of the most basic fundamental of brewing first.

Oh, and I've been here 6 years and I agree with cheezydemon3. The answer to your question is a big yes.

__________________
Sent from my POS computer because I refuse to own a smartphone!
AnOldUR is offline
cheezydemon3 Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:11 PM   #17
thadius856
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
thadius856's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Marysville
Posts: 2,270
Liked 563 Times on 249 Posts
Likes Given: 155

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
I always research. Nothing I found mentioned high temps with nottingham. Maybe I missed it with the 4000 threads on this subject.
Seriously?

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/pitc...t-cake-391756/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/how-...tation-362009/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/ferm...o-warm-126469/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/not...hilled-240146/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/fer...tarter-137514/

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/fer...oo-hot-371904/
__________________
Was this post helpful? Don't forget to click 'Like'!

Thadius Miller, Project Manager -> RaspberryPints

Before you build a keezer, look at this!
Chest Freezer Spec Sheets and Layout Drawings (15 models and counting)
thadius856 is offline
sweetcell Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:12 PM   #18
michael_mus
Registered User
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 161
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 127

Default

Not my battle - But I will chime in to say: The search on this site is horrendous. Also, would be nice if the mods/admins merged and deleted a few hundred of those 4k threads. All that noise just turns into search fodder.

__________________
michael_mus is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:13 PM   #19
cheezydemon3
Registered User
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: louisville
Posts: 12,967
Liked 1641 Times on 1234 Posts
Likes Given: 3007

Default

Here. http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/how-...r-cool-397331/

Uptight brigade? lol. Count me in I guess

__________________
cheezydemon3 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-13-2013, 10:16 PM   #20
Hugh_Jass
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,961
Liked 28 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 15

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BansheeRider View Post
I always research. Nothing I found mentioned high temps with nottingham. Maybe I missed it with the 4000 threads on this subject.

Anyways...I am still a noob, and surely I will have a bad batch at some point in my homebrewing carreer. I am just looking for some honest feedback. If horrible beer is what I should expect from this and there is no way to fix it, then thank you for the honest feedback. I hope this beer doesn't turn out too bad.
Unfortunately, this may be your bad batch. The yeast are almost certainly still actively fermenting your beer after only two days.

Those temps are really high for Notty. I try to keep it between 59-62 for a clean flavor profile.

However it turns out, take the beer all way through the bottling/kegging process. If it sucks, let it age a bit. (I'm not suggesting time heals all wounds, because it doesn't) Some of the undesired flavors may mellow a bit. I've never had them totally age out, but they've become a bit more subdued over time.

Really, the best thing you can take from this experience (besides ignoring someone who's trolling you) is to always take precautionary steps if you're going to be away/unavailable to tend to your beer. Remember, temp control, along with pitching the proper amount of healthy, viable yeast and sanitation, are the keys to make quality beer.

I hope it turns out well for you.
__________________
Quote:
"My new company is going to sell Aqua-infused(tm), Alphabetamashed(tm), Wortboiled(tm), Multihops Brewed(tm), Saccharomented(tm), Lageriffic(tm) beer. - Bobby_M
Pigs are fantastic creatures. They convert vegetables into bacon.
Hugh_Jass is offline
michael_mus Likes This 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fermenting too warm zach1288 Fermentation & Yeast 4 01-24-2012 05:19 PM
Warm fermenting Ale? TheMan Recipes/Ingredients 1 09-14-2009 03:54 PM
Warm fermenting MikeRLynch Recipes/Ingredients 1 02-13-2009 04:48 PM
Am I fermenting too warm? 68-72 ThatGuyRyan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 01-29-2009 07:31 PM
Fermenting how warm? davevg Cider Forum 3 08-25-2008 11:14 PM