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Posted in thread: Sour beer water profile on 11-16-2013 at 06:12 AM
Posted in thread: Sour beer water profile on 11-14-2013 at 11:23 PM
Hey, so I've just gotten into adjusting my water and it's not nearly as complicated as I'd
thought. (Thank you Bru'n Water)I understand that chloride and sodium enhance malty flavors and
Posted in thread: Blonde Porter or Amber Porter on 09-04-2013 at 05:54 PM
Haha... I'm aware that all malts are barley unless otherwise specified. :) However, amber malt
is a British roasted malt, similar in character to brown malt (from what I understand) which
have a very ...
Posted in thread: Blonde Porter or Amber Porter on 09-04-2013 at 04:33 PM
So the idea is a rich brown porter, but lighter in colour and hopefully with its own thing
going flavour-wise. I got the idea when I read that amber malt is just a lighter roasted brown
malt. Here's t...
Posted in thread: Wild Pecan Porter on 08-29-2013 at 06:21 PM
Hey Ginger, this recipe looks awesome. Just what I've been looking for.Quick question about the
pecan roasting. Are the pecans that you're starting with raw?I ask because a full hour of
roasting (4 x ...
Posted in thread: Lager 911! on 04-28-2013 at 09:56 PM
I should note that I did have an acetaldehyde flavour in a previous ale, and this is the first
beer that I've put in the same corny keg since then. So, it could be acetic acid bacteria, from
Posted in thread: Is my corny keg infected? on 04-28-2013 at 09:50 PM
I just got two used corny kegs. One in particular is suspect... hot PBW soaked and starsanned
before each use. Also, brand new keg lines, cobra taps, and quick-connects.I am now on my
second beer that...
Posted in thread: Pervasive Acetaldehyde on 04-28-2013 at 07:51 PM
I have also had this problem with my last three beers, all in different fermentation buckets.
This has never happened before. All of the beers tasted normal after about 10 days
fermentation. When I ta...
Posted in thread: Lager 911! on 04-28-2013 at 04:04 PM
Sometimes if you introduce too much oxygen during racking it can revert some compounds back
into acetaldehyde. If you did that, just try purge from your keg more. Shake your keg for a
while and then p...
Posted in thread: Lager 911! on 04-28-2013 at 04:55 AM
I just took a sample from my first lager (pretty close recipe to "Your father's mustache") and
am freaking out a bit.It tastes and smells like green-apple, which how-to-brew/Palmer says is