Last Activity:11-17-2013 10:03 AM
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-14-2013 at 04:33 PM
I think you are right. It did have that flavor. There hasnt been any signs of fermentation.
Would you pitch more yeast at a warmer temp? I was thinking i would get a carboy heater.
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-13-2013 at 10:15 PM
I'm not sure about the green beer. What would be characteristic flavors for a beer that is
still green?I don't notice a pronounced apple quality, but the sour amount would be about on
par with a grann...
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-11-2013 at 04:28 PM
Yea it looks like normal beer. Could bad yeast cause it to be sour? Or what other cuases of
sourness could there be?
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-11-2013 at 06:17 AM
No harmful pathogens can survive in beer so it wont make you sick but yeah it sounds infected.
Any pics?here is a pic of the batch now. I haven't seen any activity over the weekend, so it is
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-10-2013 at 04:15 PM
Thank you for the replies. I'll look into making it an actual sour, or just see if I can
stomach it, but not a batch I can give out, bummer.
Posted in thread: Batch has gone sour on 11-09-2013 at 07:41 AM
My recent batch I was excited to make was a brown IPA. I used my normal process except it got
really cold and I didn't think about it until after a weekend had passed 60ish° F.The only
signs of anythi...
Posted in thread: Has any one tried boiloing over an open fire? on 11-02-2012 at 04:27 AM
people have made beer this way for thousands of years. truly old school.
Posted in thread: how does flavor change after primary on 10-27-2012 at 10:29 PM
i started with an india brown recipe that called for 8oz of hops which i thought overkill, so i
backed itndown to 4oz.I suppose it could be hop selection as well. i guess this is why it is
good to tak...
Posted in thread: how does flavor change after primary on 10-27-2012 at 06:58 AM
i just did my first all grain batch, an english brown. I tasted it when i switched to secondary
fermentation and taking my gravity. It definitely had more of a bitter taste then i would have
Posted in thread: Standard Conversion Grain to OG? on 10-24-2012 at 01:43 AM
I see beersmith referenced all the time so i think ill end up going that route. Thank you for
the info, i found i was around 50% on my first batch, so i will focus on upping that next