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Posted in thread: off flavor from blichmann beer gun? on 03-16-2014 at 01:17 AM
just bought the gun. i bottled a bunch of beers for nhc using the gun yesterday. tried one
bottled extra today and something just doesnt seem right. almost a metallic copper astringency.
i sanitized p...
Posted in thread: whats up with the 2013 citra crop? on 02-07-2014 at 04:47 PM
oxidized? doubt it. purchased from a reliable vendor vacuum sealed. if anything, the 2012 crop
might be getting slightly oxidized from age. 2013 smell very fresh, just not the same
Posted in thread: whats up with the 2013 citra crop? on 02-07-2014 at 07:24 AM
just cracked a new bag for brew day and thought it smelled "off". reminded me of summit with a
blend of simcoe/apollo or something alike. lots of onion, garlic, real catty, etc. decided to
open some c...
Posted in thread: not fussel, but warming alcohol flavor on 11-17-2013 at 06:06 PM
It's possible that yeast has settled changing the flavor some, or even some hop flavors have
faded revealing more of the alcohol flavor.Also possible is oxidation. This is something I am
Posted in thread: not fussel, but warming alcohol flavor on 11-17-2013 at 06:05 PM
After doing the math I found your residual alkalinity is about -56.14ppm CaCO3. The target
range for a red ale is between 0 and 60. To get your water profile up to the middle of that
range you need to...
Posted in thread: not fussel, but warming alcohol flavor on 11-17-2013 at 01:56 AM
A few things come to mind. How "huge" of a starter? What did you use to doctor the RO water?
What was the Calcium, residual alcalinity, and original alkalinity of the water after
treatment? Did you us...
Posted in thread: not fussel, but warming alcohol flavor on 11-17-2013 at 01:30 AM
recently brewed an imperial red with OG 1.077. at about 3 weeks in keg ive noticed some alcohol
flavors, but only really in the throat/chest. the flavor tastes great still, so it doesnt seem
like hot ...
Posted in thread: questions about kegging and bulk aging on 10-25-2013 at 04:49 PM
What is your reason for carbing and then aging? Why not keg/purge/age it at room temp, and then
chill and carbonate it a few weeks from when you are ready to drink it?i guess that was part of
Posted in thread: questions about kegging and bulk aging on 10-23-2013 at 04:55 PM
cool, so ill have no prob taking it off co2 after about 3 weeks and storing it at room temp?
would i need to hit it with co2 at any point in aging?
Posted in thread: questions about kegging and bulk aging on 10-23-2013 at 06:06 AM
planning on kegging a big RIS (dont want to deal with bottling). my questions-i was planning on
putting it on co2 for a few weeks in the fridge, then taking it off to make room for other kegs