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Posted in thread: Sweaty Sock Smell? on 11-09-2012 at 12:41 AM
This also just happened to me using S-05. Not sure what's going on. It didn't taste too bad,
but smelled awful. I threw 3 oz of citra in it hoping that would make the aroma a little
better. I'd like t...
Posted in thread: Sweaty Sock Smell? on 11-09-2012 at 12:40 AM
Sounds to me like you could be dealing with some sulphur produced by the yeast. You mentioned
that it went away after kegging. That would be from CO2 clearing it out. I have had this
before. What yeas...
Posted in thread: Sweaty Sock Smell? on 11-09-2012 at 12:37 AM
I have no idea what your sweaty sock smell is coming from, but if you wish to eliminate the
milk cartons as a possible source, and you don't have a sight glass, get an oak dowel and
calibrate it to yo...
Posted in thread: Sweaty Sock Smell? on 11-08-2012 at 03:21 AM
I've brewed the same Bitter and ESB recipes about 5 times each and have all turned out great.
The last two batches of each have turned out with what can best be explained as a sweaty sock
aroma. On a ...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head 60 Minute Clone (AG) & Extract on 08-11-2012 at 03:34 PM
Quick question about the original recipe. Is the dry hopping in secondary?Thanks.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping: Primary vs. secondary on 06-21-2012 at 01:24 AM
I've done it dozens of times, with no particular regard for sanitation (I mean I don't do it
right after eating a plate of nachos, but I certainly don't try to sanitize my hands) and it
works great, n...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping: Primary vs. secondary on 06-21-2012 at 12:32 AM
If you use a hop sock for any kind of hops when dry hopping, do you squeeze the bag when it's
pulled from the fermenter? All sanitary precautions taken.