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  • Posted in thread: residual sweetness in fermented beer on 03-08-2014 at 07:24 PM
    Hey gang,I am getting some sweetness in my beer after I keg and carbonate. It tastes good, but
    when I have a commercial beer I don't get that "sweet" taste in most of them. Is it that my
    mash temp is ...

  • Posted in thread: lager yeast for ale temps on 10-20-2012 at 02:09 PM
    I am wanting to do an Oktoberfest/Marzen style of beer, but don't have a way to control ferment
    temp below 60* F. Any suggestions for lager yeast that will do OK in the 65-68* range. Maybe an
    ale yeas...

  • Posted in thread: Aluminum vs. stainless steel Kettle on 09-11-2012 at 05:46 PM
    I've been doing split batches for years and it's time do brew in one pot. I appreciate the help
    from everyone~! I can arm myself with an alum kettle and attach a ball valve and site glass for
    less mon...

  • Posted in thread: Aluminum vs. stainless steel Kettle on 09-11-2012 at 05:35 PM
    Thanks Golddiggie~! I'll check it out. I have never found a good explination for this on the
    homebrew level. I appreciate the help~!

  • Posted in thread: Aluminum vs. stainless steel Kettle on 09-11-2012 at 05:28 PM
    OK gang,I need a larger brew kettle and am looking on pro/con on stainless vs. alum kettles.
    Any thoughts?Thanks in advance~!:mug:

  • Posted in thread: soapy taste in IPA on 03-17-2012 at 09:05 PM
    I get a distinct soapy taste from Chinook hops. Any chance you used a bunch of Chinook in your
    beer?If I recall Iffy, I used mostly Chinook.....maybe all chinook.....was looking for a double
    bastard t...

  • Posted in thread: soapy taste in IPA on 03-17-2012 at 09:04 PM
    I'm only a moderately seasoned brewer and gratuitous advisor, everyone could use the help! If
    I'm ever moved out to the west coast I'll hold you to that, Dan. Another thought DSM: old,
    stake whole lea...

  • Posted in thread: soapy taste in IPA on 03-15-2012 at 11:22 PM
    soapy glass is not the issue momobono....I looked at that already....pretty straight forward
    DIPA recipie.....is 3 weeks too long??

  • Posted in thread: soapy taste in IPA on 03-15-2012 at 11:19 PM
    Thanks Dan! I have been leaving my beers in primary for around 3 weeks. With the hop mass in
    the double IPA, that explanation makes sense. I did that on a tip that secondary fermentation
    was not reall...

  • Posted in thread: soapy taste in IPA on 03-15-2012 at 11:11 PM
    What can cause soapy flavor in an IPA? I have a double IPA that is good with the exception of
    the soapy flavor (which is not very pronounced btw, but I can tell it's there). Any comments on
    how to cor...

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