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Posted in thread: I had my first sick beer last week on 02-17-2015 at 04:41 PM
Seems like fantome has qc issues. I've heard many stories of bottles that have gone
south.Fantome definitely has QC issues. but man, it's worth the risk. This bottle would have
been fine had I held on...
Posted in thread: I had my first sick beer last week on 02-17-2015 at 05:32 AM
haha...okay, not a lot of slimy beer fans in the house. Ah well...
Posted in thread: I had my first sick beer last week on 02-15-2015 at 10:32 PM
I was in San Diego for work last week and I picked up a bottle of Fantome Saison (among others)
to drink. I cracked it open and poured a glass. It had the viscosity of a slightly watery olive
oil. I h...
Posted in thread: Reggae, rocksteady, and ska fans? on 01-24-2015 at 02:47 AM
I was digging through my old stuff and ran across this one...I don't know if it's been posted
already or not, but the title is spot on, for this forum anyway.
Posted in thread: Will Butyric Acid age out after bottling? on 11-14-2014 at 04:37 PM
Thanks guys,Forgetting about them is easy. I've got a closet full of sours. Letting these ones
sit in the back for a year isn't a problem at all.I think the issue was that I used dregs that
Posted in thread: What is your go to cider or cyser yeast? on 11-10-2014 at 04:48 PM
1118 for sure. It's happy at a wide temp. range, plus it finishes clean and quickly.
Posted in thread: Will Butyric Acid age out after bottling? on 11-10-2014 at 04:04 PM
Hi all,Just had my first run in with the notorious 'vomit' flavor in one of my sours.
Admittedly I screwed up by bottling it a bit prematurely. It's not awful, the flavor's just a
background note. But...
Posted in thread: Hard Cider backsweetening without artifical sugar? on 11-06-2014 at 04:25 PM
My first batch is in the keg and I added sorbate and swear it gives it a funny taste. It's only
been a few weeks so I'm hoping it will mellow in time.That's what I always ran into. I never
did end up ...
Posted in thread: Hard Cider backsweetening without artifical sugar? on 11-05-2014 at 06:50 PM
So no chemical additives right? You just use the keezer temp to stop further
fermentation?That's the way I do it too. No more chemicals. I know people like to use sorbate,
but I must be extra sensitiv...
Posted in thread: dry hopping a cider on 10-29-2014 at 05:54 PM
No good cause to strong or not strong enough?Too strong, and an odd flavor overall. A little
harsh and vegetal.