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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
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
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
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...