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  • Posted in thread: fusel alcohol vs green beer on 10-28-2012 at 12:43 AM
    What is the difference taste wise between fusel alcohol and green beer ??For a novice whose
    taste buds aren't sure.

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-27-2012 at 06:11 AM
    Or should I let it go to 3 weeks in primary, bottle it and forget about it for awhile

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-27-2012 at 03:35 AM
    Bump

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-27-2012 at 12:11 AM
    After trial and error, I believe my wort temp did get too high at some point. When water
    in.swamp cooler was 59-60 degrees the wort was 65-66 degrees... I think one day while I was at
    work swamp coole...

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-27-2012 at 12:08 AM
    What type of water did you use? does it smell like plastic/bandaids?Not the issue

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-24-2012 at 07:20 PM
    If it stays the same, my thinking is I did not utilize my swamp cooler correctly.

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-24-2012 at 06:54 PM
    Let the beer age, that is most likely the issue. Was this an AG batch? On some of my lighter
    beers I will get an HOT taste if I mash at a too low of a temperature. Just a thought.Nope.
    Extract.

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-24-2012 at 02:31 AM
    Worse if it took longer. It doesn't sound like this is a situation where you'd get a strong
    alcohol flavor, so it's strange.Well, will see how it is after another week. If still same
    issue than I must...

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-24-2012 at 01:16 AM
    Is the 64-68 ambient temperature or wort temperature? If it's ambient then the temperature
    could have gotten 5-10 degrees warmer than 64-68. Also, how long did it take to get down to
    64-68 from 70?Wor...

  • Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-23-2012 at 11:20 PM
    Just let it ride. Every time you open the fermenter you open the door for an infection. As long
    as I know fermentation took off I never check my Ales until week 3, Lagers week 4.
    Cheers!!!Word. Prob w...

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