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Posted in thread: NorthernBrewer Bourbon Barrel Porter on 05-14-2012 at 04:03 AM
It really mellows with time. I think if your keg it and drink it fast 24-48 hours might stop
the oak harshness. I also gave up on Makers Mark and switched to Elijah Craig or Four Roses.I
soak the oak ...
Posted in thread: Sour taste on 03-23-2012 at 04:14 AM
Little pressure release. I use iodophor to sanitize. As an experiment, I added a little more
yeast to 2 bottles and recapped. Two weeks later and no difference.
Posted in thread: Sour taste on 03-23-2012 at 04:06 AM
Not too warm. I live in WA and my house never gets over 70. It started off very active in the
primary, after 4 days, it went into the secondary for a week. It stopped bubbling altogether
and it had th...
Posted in thread: Sour taste on 03-22-2012 at 10:50 PM
It's also been bottle for about 8 weeks now. I've been trying one every week since 3rd week.
Posted in thread: Sour taste on 03-22-2012 at 10:47 PM
It's bottled and it's sour like green apples. It also has a little sweet hint.
Posted in thread: Sour taste on 03-22-2012 at 10:14 PM
I tried a basic Hef, and it turned out sour. I've researched this and it sounds like
acetaldehyde. I read that it might be able to be conditioned out. Has anyone ever had this? How
long does it need t...