Last Activity:03-21-2013 2:04 AM
Posted in thread: sour smell hef on 03-21-2013 at 08:04 AM
just as an update. the hef turned out great. me and a friend killed off the whole batch when
she came to visit on vacation. was very tasty and no sour smell/taste. the bannana flavor was
still there b...
Posted in thread: newcastle clone off flavors on 03-21-2013 at 08:01 AM
ty. now that i think about it my brew temp is usually higher then the apartment temp. i dont
use the heater in winter just to avoid it. reading through threads last night i read burnt
rubber. i guess ...
Posted in thread: newcastle clone off flavors on 03-21-2013 at 07:25 AM
What yeast did you use? (please don't say "Nottingham")nottingham. im hopping to have a mini
fridge by next spring to avoid this problem in the future and brew all year long. assuming the
temp was abo...
Posted in thread: newcastle clone off flavors on 03-20-2013 at 08:44 AM
So i bottled a newcastle clone today and tasted it. i noticed like a non salty bad bacon taste
to it thats hard to explain. im wondering if this will condition off. i left it in the primary
for 4 to 5...
Posted in thread: sour smell hef on 01-19-2013 at 12:40 AM
Thank you. I will just wait for it to condition then. It was more like sour mold not citrusy
Posted in thread: sour smell hef on 01-18-2013 at 09:10 PM
im doing my first hef and transfered to my secondary today. besides the very delightful
bannanna smell there was also a somewhat sour smell i noticed that i havent had with any other
beer ive done. is...
Posted in thread: alaskan amber advice/mead advice on 09-19-2012 at 09:47 AM
red turned out great the Alaskan amber clone was good minus one bottle that tasted like
hairspray. im guessing wasn't sterilized well and the mead is alcoholic still not a big wine
drinker but its goo...
Posted in thread: Clarifying :3 on 03-12-2012 at 02:38 AM
i actually just noticed the same thing in my first bottle of my first batch. ok ill admit is
supposed to age for another 2 weeks so i kinda knew it would happen but after its done aging
just letting i...
Posted in thread: alaskan amber advice/mead advice on 03-11-2012 at 03:37 AM
Just as an update. i decided to shoot from the hip on my mead as i canceled my vacation(Yay new
job) i used a gallon and a half of water 4lbs of raw natural honey two sticks of cinnamon 1/3
an ounce o...
Posted in thread: alaskan amber advice/mead advice on 03-03-2012 at 02:22 AM
i picked up a Alaskan amber clone recipe and supplies from my lhbs. the recipe calls for 1lbs
pilsnier malt 1lbs Munich. if i grind it at home how fine should i crush it with a rolling pin
or is it ju...