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Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 08:29 PM
Gotta love this site - some great replies here - thanks!After reading your suggestions, it
could be temperature or sanitation. I can discount the grain infection as I have it crushed at
the shop and b...
Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 10:07 AM
It will probably improve with time. How long did you leave it before tasting?it been in the
bottle about 3 weeks
Posted in thread: My beer tastes crap :( on 02-23-2013 at 05:50 AM
On my 30th grain batch and the latest really tastes like it has been strained through a rugby
players sock who has had a bout of tinia.Brew is - 3.2kg Munich 1Hallaertau aroma added at
60mins, 15mins ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 02-02-2013 at 10:49 PM
Hi Guysmade a 14 litre brew with 100% Munich 1 grain, Hallertau hops and a Wyeast 1728 Scottish
Ale yeast. OG 1052, FG 1012 after 2 weeks in the primary. I never secondary and go straight to
Posted in thread: Low Final Gravity on 10-27-2012 at 11:57 PM
Thanks for the replies. The wort sample tasted okay so I am not worried about an infection.
Hydrometer is okay as well as I have tested it is water and also at different temps and check
with temp corr...
Posted in thread: Low Final Gravity on 10-27-2012 at 06:27 AM
I normally do all grain, but for time reasons did a lazy brew 3 weeks ago with a Coopers Real
Ale mix from the local supermarket. Steeped some crystal to add to the wort. Use a recycled
Scottish Ale y...
Posted in thread: How many times can I re-use yeast? on 09-28-2012 at 10:48 PM
Probably been asked hundereds of times, so apologies in advance. I purchased a Wyeast 1728
Scottish Ale smack pack and it is currently fermenting its 7th batch. I do 14 litre batches
each time. To re-...
Posted in thread: Yeast recycling on 06-11-2012 at 01:24 AM
Did my first yeast re-use yesterday. Took a very simple approach. When I finished bottling from
the primary, I simply poured the yeast, etc in the bottom of the fermenter into a sterilised
Posted in thread: Inconsistant Carbonation on 01-28-2012 at 11:26 AM
Just opened a few bottles of the latest all grain batch. First bottle was great - nicely
carbonated, good taste. Second bottle was almost flat! Next bottle was also flat then the one
after that fine. ...
Posted in thread: Mash temp too high - what effects? on 11-12-2011 at 11:04 AM
Thanks for the feedback guys. I based the brew on approx 60% efficiency with an OG og 1.048.
Just checked the gravity and ready right on 1.048. I'm beginning to wonder of I misread the