Bulk aging in too high temp - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Wine, Mead, Cider, Sake & Soda > Winemaking Forum > Bulk aging in too high temp

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-13-2010, 01:56 PM   #1
RyanK2
Recipes 
 
Oct 2009
Michigan
Posts: 138


So some of you may have seen my original post about my wine all of a sudden tasting really acrid. I though this could have been from sitting on the isinglass too long but that stuff is nearly flavorless. The next idea I had is this.

I just moved into a new house and I put my 5 gal carboys into the laundry room. The furnace and water heater are also in here and it stays about 75F. Could going from about 68F to 75F in the bulk aging process have cause this nasty flavor? If so, is there a way to correct it, or has the damage been done?
__________________
Primary: Bourbon Oaked Raspberry Porter, Saison of the Sour Mash
Secondary: Je Suis Légion Bretted Saison, Michigan Peach Wine, Homegrown 90 Min IPA
Bottled: Weihenstephan Hefe Clone, Kärcher Bock, Kölsch, Oktober Wheat, Simcoe Slam IPA, Apfelwein, Red Trappist Dubbel, Dunkleweizen, Simcoe Slam IIPA, Hoppy Hefe, Come All Ye Faithful Christmas Ale, Gingerbread Ale, Wits End Kristal Wit, Kärcher Haus Pale, Nocturia Black IPA......too many.


http://walledlakebrewing.blogspot.com

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-13-2010, 11:14 PM   #2
bluue13
Recipes 
 
Dec 2009
, RI
Posts: 22


yeah that could be it. wine loves between 52-55 deg. unfortunately theres no real way to turn back time. You could try chill proofing (helps precipitate out acid) or possibly blending with a similar wine. But really if it tastes bad I would chalk it up to a failed batch and just try again!

good luck!

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Barley wine: Bulk aging vs aging in the bottle jjacobs Recipes/Ingredients 18 12-21-2009 04:01 AM
Secondary fermentation vs bulk aging vs bottle aging jaginger Cider Forum 8 07-09-2009 11:08 PM
Bulk aging vs bottle aging bubbachunk Mead Forum 6 02-12-2009 06:42 PM
Bulk aging or bottle aging for big beers Frost General Techniques 4 11-21-2008 10:44 PM
What does Bulk Aging mean termeric Cider Forum 7 02-23-2008 03:51 PM


Forum Jump