Astringency in beer - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Astringency in beer

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-20-2010, 06:38 PM   #1
ipajay
Recipes 
 
May 2009
Acton,ME
Posts: 52


I brewed a hoppy red that I just dry hopped. I took a sample while the fermenter was open and while the aroma was great along with the initial sip there was then a astringency that lingered. Is there any cure but allowing time for it to fade? I believe the culprit was due to the steeping grains if this helps.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2010, 07:59 PM   #2
rjwhite41
Recipes 
 
Oct 2010
Osceola, Iowa
Posts: 1,421
Liked 25 Times on 18 Posts


I doubt your steeping grains are the issue unless you really over rinsed them and even then I would still have my doubts. Leave it alone and let it do it's thing. If you still have a problem in a month then try to diagnose it.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2010, 08:41 PM   #3
KeithMoonsLiver
Recipes 
 
Jun 2010
NC
Posts: 149
Liked 5 Times on 3 Posts


Perhaps it's just the "green" beer flavor. One of my recent batches had what I thought was a slight astringency which caused me to review my mash/sparge technique, but after a month or two I don't notice it any more.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Brewing Beer, Drinking Beer and Managing Beer Gut permo General Beer Discussion 143 06-11-2016 01:11 AM
The Mother of All Beer Weeks: American Craft Beer Week brewstev General Beer Discussion 2 12-21-2011 04:12 PM
Can changing the size of my beer line actually affect the taste of beer? GLWIII General Beer Discussion 3 08-20-2010 03:31 PM
Lagering and Tannins/Astringency WorryWort General Beer Discussion 1 10-04-2009 08:46 PM
Quotes about real beer drinkers drinking dark beer archmaker General Beer Discussion 33 01-31-2008 03:44 PM


Forum Jump