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Posted in thread: Hopbursted farmhouse ipa on 04-30-2013 at 08:46 PM
I just bottled my second 1 gallon batch and man I love this beer!The first batch I followed the
recipe exactly (scaled down). Smelled and tasted great! Tons of citrus, and a nice spice from
Posted in thread: Atringent taste, 1st and 2nd batch on 02-27-2013 at 08:35 PM
I struggled with an astringent/bitter taste in my first several batches. I worked through water
profile and chlorine, fermentation temps, pitching rates, and the problem persisted. The flavor
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-21-2013 at 07:31 PM
I'm in, I'm in, I'm in!!!
Posted in thread: "Ethics" of sending bad brew to competion on 01-29-2013 at 10:21 PM
Will a LHBS allow tasting? Our local shop will gladly sample and quickly critique a brew. I see
Homebrew Heaven isn't far from your location. I can't comment on the ethics of sending to a
Posted in thread: "Ethics" of sending bad brew to competion on 01-29-2013 at 09:58 PM
I've been struggling to identify a very specific off flavor that is my plaguing brews and
starting to really hammer my enthusiasm. My troubleshooting process as gone from looking at
Posted in thread: Off Flavor - Oxidation? on 01-29-2013 at 09:42 PM
Could it be oxidation as a result of your kegging process? I've been battling a similar off
flavor issue w/ my kegged beers, and I'm now looking at oxidation. Doesn't happen when I
bottle, only keg. D...
Posted in thread: Flat bottled beer on 11-23-2012 at 07:22 PM
What temp are you conditioning at? I had the same problem but was conditioning in my garage at
around 50. Ive moved them inside. I should know in another week if that did the trick.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 10-05-2012 at 05:52 PM
The wife was looking for a flashlight. I told her there was one on top of the beer fridge. Her
Posted in thread: Overcarbed/Twang Taste on 05-19-2012 at 02:41 PM
Next time you are ready to bottle, bottle one before you add priming sugar - none at all. Then
see if that bottle gives the same flavor. That will tell you for sure if it is an over carb
Posted in thread: Cold Crash - Milky Layer On Top? on 03-14-2012 at 07:11 PM
Thanks for the quick response and great info! Every day is a learning day!
If at first you don't succeed...give that batch to your Father-In-Law.
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