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Posted in thread: Some of my brews take on an unwanted woody/alcohol taste on 09-30-2015 at 04:06 PM
Thanks for the reply - Going to guess it's "aging" as in the sherry flavor. Weird. I'll drink
Posted in thread: Some of my brews take on an unwanted woody/alcohol taste on 09-29-2015 at 09:09 PM
I use only White Labs or Wyeast... and are pretty good about temps. It's only with my dark
beers, and only after some time. My first time this happened was a dark beer I bottled. a few
months later it...
Posted in thread: Some of my brews take on an unwanted woody/alcohol taste on 09-29-2015 at 02:31 AM
I'm now on my second batch that's had this weird flavor I can only describe as as if it were
mixed with a barrel-aged liquor of some sort. Any idea what would cause that?
Posted in thread: I've got cacao nibs and vanilla beans in vodka, but it doesn't smell good on 09-03-2015 at 01:41 PM
Last night I put nibs and scraped/choppped vanilla beans into vodka to soak for a few days.
This morning I checked on it and it really doesn't smell that great. Is that normal? I thought
it would smel...
Posted in thread: Question about pouring the wort into the fermenter on 09-02-2015 at 09:19 PM
Travel trips taken away go.
Posted in thread: Tired of the clip on thermometer in my kettle. Ideas? on 08-31-2015 at 02:53 PM
I do 2.5-3 gallon batches and brew in a 6 gallon kettle (Bayou 24 qt). I've been using one of
those generic 11" long thermometers with the clip that you can attached the side of the kettle.
I use the ...
Posted in thread: Portable igloo cooler kegerator on 08-31-2015 at 02:09 PM
How much ice are you guys putting in these to avoid over cooling the beer? Over cooling? Cold
is good here.
Posted in thread: Question about pouring the wort into the fermenter on 08-31-2015 at 02:08 PM
So are you sitting there scraping the strainer to get everything through? I did that once or
twice when I was first starting out and it would get clogged almost instrnatlty and take
forever to scrap a...
Posted in thread: Question about pouring the wort into the fermenter on 08-30-2015 at 09:43 PM
for my 2nd batch I used the strainer. Poured the cooled worth back and forth a few times
between the boiling kettle and the fermenting bucket. Emptying the strainer of whatever it
caught each time.I'd...
Posted in thread: Wild Strawberry Blonde on 06-15-2015 at 02:06 PM
I found it was a little off right away too but a few weeks later it's phenomenal.