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Posted in thread: Phenolic taste and smell on 10-06-2012 at 06:14 PM
I really appreciate the thought on this one. I will switch my water I use for the starters.
Posted in thread: Phenolic taste and smell on 10-06-2012 at 02:27 AM
For the starter I used filtered tap water and no bleach in the flasks. I am wondering if my
filter is underperforming. It is one from my GE fridge I replace every 3 to 6 months. Could the
fact that I ...
Posted in thread: Phenolic taste and smell on 10-04-2012 at 03:36 AM
I use only bottled (jug) spring water or if I am doing water salt additions I use distilled. I
use bleach only in one step of the process, in my bottles. After the bleach I power wash the
inside with ...
Posted in thread: Phenolic taste and smell on 10-03-2012 at 10:54 PM
Recently I have experienced a phenolic taste in my beer two to three weeks after carbonation
occurs. The flavor is not there in secondary or at time of bottling. I scrub all bottles soaked
in one step...
Posted in thread: Losing Malty Flavor after carbonation - Suggestions on 02-28-2012 at 02:51 AM
I entered it in a contest this weekend and it got a 30. My thought and the perception of the
judges is that I may have had a mild phenolic infection just starting to show up. My bottle
Posted in thread: Losing Malty Flavor after carbonation - Suggestions on 02-25-2012 at 09:08 AM
I am an all-grain brewer but I still bottle to be able to give beer away to neighbors and
friends at work. Recently I brewed a Scottish 80 and a Northern Brown ale, both of which were
very malty out o...