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Old 10-22-2012, 02:16 PM   #1
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Will the spicy clove flavor Melo out overtime With age because it's terrible now and I just put it in my keg and bottles last night

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Old 10-22-2012, 02:18 PM   #2
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Did you use yeast that gives of clove phenols or did you use cloves?

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Old 10-22-2012, 07:43 PM   #3
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I found it takes about 6 to 8 weeks for my pumkins. I have 10g in fermentors now and I cut alot of spices on this one hoping to age quicker.

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You probably used way too many cloves, how many exactly?
I know the delicate flavors of ciders get overwhelmed with just 3 cloves in 5 gallons.

Everyone seems to think just because their small they need to be pitching in handfuls of cloves, which seems to be the number one ruiner of ciders.

Depending on how overboard you went, it may or may not age out...

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It was a lot of sipes in it I used 0.03oz ground cloves

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Yeah looked at the recipe when I got home way to much spices

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