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Posted in thread: IPA regression on 08-08-2016 at 02:14 AM
Made my first all grain batch...an american IPA. It was the best beer I've ever made. After a
week in the bottle it was outstanding. After two weeks it was phenomenal. Around the 4 week
mark it starte...
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 03-27-2016 at 12:43 PM
I might have my first drain pour ever! Bottled last night (with a recipe given to me from local
store with old ingredients). It tasted awful. Ill obviously give it time, but yuck. No more
local store ...
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 03-11-2016 at 12:51 AM
Don't be surprised if you get the twang. That flavor comes from the lme.The recipe had mostly
dme. I only pit about a quarter of the lme in. Hoping to have minimal twang
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 03-09-2016 at 01:48 AM
Well i had one more extract kit sitting around. I scaled it down to 3 gal so i could try a full
boil. I used a starter. I meticulously sanitized everything. I added the LME at the end of the
boil. It ...
Posted in thread: Over pitching on 03-03-2016 at 12:51 AM
I am switching to all grain, and have been having issues with extract "twang". I don't have a
larger brew lettle yet and was gifted an extract kit. The extract is already old, so i was just
Posted in thread: Over pitching on 03-01-2016 at 06:01 PM
For one reason or another, i have found myself with a 5 gallon extract batch that i would like
to scale down to 3 gallons because i dont have the equipment to do a full boil. My concern is
with the ye...
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 02-22-2016 at 09:46 PM
I TOO have experienced what he is talking about and still do when I brew my extracts with S-04
or S-05 dry yeast.How would you describe the taste/smell???
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 02-22-2016 at 07:02 PM
Thanks for all the replies.I really dont think its an infection. I am very meticulous with the
sanitation. Theres never been any residue on any bottles or equipment I use.I have used a
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 02-22-2016 at 05:39 PM
Whatever im tasting is definitely not yogurty.Most kits have been from northern brewer. Others
have been a local shop. So maybe it was old extract, i dont know.one time, i made a "maple red"
that the ...
Posted in thread: Same taste in my beers on 02-22-2016 at 05:22 PM
I have read a lot about "extract twang" but that seems to be a sweet taste. Mine is not real
sweet. More sour than anything. I have everything i need to switch to all grain but the in-laws
bought me a...