Originally Posted by Ellie-ut
Glad to hear it! I know sometimes patience is the hardest thing when making beer. It is something I am learning too!
I make note of those off flavors and smells in my recipe "book" and the approx dates it was noticed, so if I make it again or use that same yeast i will remember and not panic all over again.
yep, as the brew in question was my first that was not from a kit and had fresh hops in it, I was just not aware of what the right and wrong smells and tastes should be.
It all comes with experience I suppose and at least you get to drink beer whilst finding out!!