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Posted in thread: stale / sour / clove-like: Off Flavor - Ain't no Hefe on 07-14-2016 at 08:10 PM
Took apart the valve and it was in definite need of cleaning. As I was going thru every piece
of equipment that the beer touched, the one item that may have been duplicated in these past
three brews v...
Posted in thread: stale / sour / clove-like: Off Flavor - Ain't no Hefe on 07-13-2016 at 03:02 AM
No significant changes in water per our water reports that I send off twice a year. I've been
using RO water exclusively since last summer and adding salts. The Oktoberfest was fermented in
a 6 gallon...
Posted in thread: stale / sour / clove-like: Off Flavor - Ain't no Hefe on 07-11-2016 at 10:27 PM
I thought of oxidation too due to the sherry and stale like qualities, yet how would oxidation
occur from kettle to fermenter? I'm open to any possibilities.
Posted in thread: stale / sour / clove-like: Off Flavor - Ain't no Hefe on 07-11-2016 at 12:04 AM
Well, I donít know where to begin or how to explain it. I had a great run of brewing pretty
awesome beers this past fall/winter. But now Iíve brewed three beers this summer and they have
all ended up ...
Posted in thread: RO water + well water mixture for AG and Extract? on 12-28-2015 at 10:39 PM
Background:Recently moved to a new house where we have well water running thru a water
softener. The well water fluctuates between high nitrates and "normal" level of nitrates at the
tap, so I've been...
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong (Duvel) - Secondary Fermentation? on 01-27-2014 at 04:20 AM
I'm brewing up a duvel clone for a colleague and have a question surrounding the secondary
process. Most if not all sources for a belgian strong indicate that there is a batch of yeast
thrown into the...
Posted in thread: Best Belgian Triple Kit on 11-28-2013 at 02:41 AM
The Piraat Ale recipe out of the 2nd Edition of the Clone Brew book is pretty darn good (Page
360-361). I just bottled my 2nd batch of this just this past weekend.:mug:So do you use the
rice solids li...
Posted in thread: GF Kits? Anybody sell them? on 02-26-2013 at 02:54 AM
I actually just brewed the MoreBeer GF Honey Ale yesterday. This was my first MoreBeer recipe
and the directions were not what i'm used to seeing from other kits (maybe it's just me).
Anyway, it was s...
Posted in thread: GF Recipe section under Recipes on 02-16-2013 at 04:08 PM
All - I just noticed there is a Gluten Free thread under the Recipe section of HomeBrewTalk.
Maybe its been there a while, i'm not sure. I just started doing gluten free brewing for my
wife and in-law...
Posted in thread: GF extract recipe for a Dark Ale? on 02-10-2013 at 04:40 PM
Did not mean to hijack a thread. Doing this on tablet and didnt work right. Meant to start as a
new thread will correct when I get to a computer. Sorry