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Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-05-2014 at 01:14 PM
Thanks Ross....I am not in a club, but will certainly reach out to my local brewpub, and let
the brewer sample.
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-04-2014 at 03:41 PM
I'm thinking your "non-hoppy beers" are in the normal IPA range. Am I right?MY non hoppys have
pretty high IBUs, yes...But this isn't just bitterness, it's an off-flavor.
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-03-2014 at 06:30 PM
I have no issues with commercial hoppy beers...I love hops, and can detect the distinct
aroma/flavors....this tastes like soap to me. It's not a yeast/fermentation issue....has to be
water and/or bad ...
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-03-2014 at 05:12 PM
It could be a combination of your yeast and those hops. I have noticed a lemony flavor from
kolsch yeasts in the past. Mixed with citra/galaxy and I could see it being detergent like. It
could also be...
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-03-2014 at 04:03 PM
Here is my most recent brew.......OG was 1.048, FG 1.010. The hops taste like a soapy, muddled
mess to me. Brew Method: Partial MashStyle Name: KölschBoil Time: 60 minBatch Size: 5.5 gallons
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-03-2014 at 04:00 PM
The question that jumps to my mind is are you doing full boils? It is well known that hops
utilization change drastically in between full and partial boils, and since it's a flavor issue
rather than a...
Posted in thread: Frustrated...What is my next move? on 07-03-2014 at 01:25 AM
I've been brewing for about 3 years now with 20+ brews under my belt. I currently am doing
partial mashes (up to 5lbs of grain), control my fermentation temps with a chest freezer/temp
Posted in thread: Keep getting same hop aroma- Is it me? on 06-18-2014 at 11:26 PM
So I am sitting here sampling a session IPA with kolsch yeast that's been in the bottle 10
days...Body, clarity are spot on, carbonation is almost there...but there is one thing that I
have noticed on...
Posted in thread: Session IPA Recipe Help (Boat Beer??) on 05-20-2014 at 12:49 AM
So just two backseat driver comments. First, is 5% still considered session? Second, how on
earth are you only getting 50% brewhouse efficiency using DME?As stated, my OG was a bit
high...I haven't pl...
Posted in thread: Session IPA Recipe Help (Boat Beer??) on 05-19-2014 at 10:49 PM
I gave this another shot yesterday based on this and Carton's website....I used Warrior and
NZ Hallertau, cause' that what I had in the freezer. OG was a tad higher that I wanted (1.048),
but what t...