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Posted in thread: Plastic tasting finish on 08-26-2014 at 02:44 PM
It is still fermenting? I've had beers fermented for 3 weeks and went to package and didn't
quite taste all that great. But after a couple more weeks tasted great. You can't grade a beer
Posted in thread: How old is your oldest beer? (And is it drinkable) on 04-25-2014 at 02:56 PM
I brewed a Chimay clone in Jan. 2013 and it was my first beer. It wasn't very good about 8
months in and considered throwing out a couple bottles I had left but decided against. Opened
one a month ago...
Posted in thread: The One Pint Challenge! on 04-24-2014 at 03:26 PM
I might have to try this, sounds ridiculous but fun.
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning on 04-22-2014 at 02:59 PM
You could try a higher temperature to help the yeast finish. However...all grain or extract?If
all grain what was your mash temp and length?
Posted in thread: Infection Analysis on 04-18-2014 at 04:56 PM
A few things...If you really care about your beer you will need to be patient and leave it
alone. Two weeks is not enough time to bottle condition and it could be the reason you are
getting gushers as...
Posted in thread: Vomit Smell on 04-15-2014 at 03:37 AM
Same yeast strain every time?
Posted in thread: Belgian Quintuple Recipe Critique on 04-14-2014 at 08:23 PM
A note about color...there is/was a light colored dubbel that Westvleteren used to brew, but
they don't any longer. Interesting to note. Sadly I can't seem to find my picture of it, but
Thijs has it c...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning on 04-14-2014 at 07:49 PM
A couple tips...Put the bottles in a dedicated closet for conditioning. I lay them on their
sides...or...place them into crates. Crates make it easier to shake the bottles to keep the
Posted in thread: Airlock vs. Blow-off tube on 04-13-2014 at 03:56 PM
The only thing to worry about on a blow off tube is if you cold crash the change in temps in
the carboy can cause a siphoning effect and pull your sanitizer from the container your tube is
in back up...
Posted in thread: Consistent acetaldehyde issues on 02-15-2014 at 03:15 PM
Are you making starters? For bigger beers you definitely need to make a starter. I was having
the same problems with my Belgians and it was all because of me not stepping the yeast up to do