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    ABOUT ME

  • Pasadena, MD
  • Hunting,Shooting,Beer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Josh
  • Pumpkin Ale
    Ultimate Amber Ale (Hoppy Amber)
  • Lawnmower Man Cream Ale
    Nit Wit Belgian Wit
    Muntons Gold Pilsner
    Old Peculier Clone
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-21-2014 at 01:22 PM
    Not sure what 'sick'sweet meansActually I just thought of a description of the flavor. It's not
    far off from what off fermentation flavors develop when the temp is too high. It's pretty close
    to that ...

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-21-2014 at 01:20 PM
    Could be infected if you're using old hoses. Clean everything thoroughly. You may not need to
    throw everything out though. Boil your hoses, and clean and soak all your buckets, IC, siphon
    etc with PBW...

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-21-2014 at 01:15 PM
    Not sure what 'sick'sweet meansI know I'm sorry. Unfortunately I don't know how to describe the
    taste.

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-20-2014 at 09:48 PM
    This was an extract batch. But I've had it happen to mashes too. I have used the same water and
    had batches come out fine. It's puzzling. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-20-2014 at 02:22 AM
    Just tasted it again and it might have a bit of metallic to the taste. The pumpkin ale I made
    doesn't have it. I'm starting to think it is equipment. I might just throw all my buckets out
    and hoses. G...

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-19-2014 at 02:25 AM
    I'm not familiar with sherry or brandy. I'll have to try it again and post back. I am using the
    original siphon and hose that I had when I started. 4 years or so ago. Sent from my iPhone
    using Home Br...

  • Posted in thread: Trouble shooting a certain taste on 11-19-2014 at 02:15 AM
    The past couple beers I've made have had a sick sweet taste I've attributing to yeast. So I
    started doing starters to make sure the yeast were not stressed. This last beer has me stumped.
    It's an ambe...

  • Posted in thread: Critique my Winter Warmer Recipe on 09-29-2014 at 12:20 PM
    I'm not a connoisseur of winter warmers but that's a lot of crystal. I second the idea of
    substituting a sugar for the crystal. Unless you want it very sweet.Maybe go on northern
    brewers website and t...

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 09-26-2014 at 02:37 PM
    I brewed this a week ago. I used beersmith to scale the recipe up so the OG would be 1.092. It
    came out to 1.083 cause pumpkin always does that to my numbers. My goal is to take the batch
    and split it...

  • Posted in thread: Does using pumpkin in the mash lower efficiency? on 09-22-2014 at 04:45 PM
    I always use a full pound of rice hulls to prevent the stuck sparge.

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