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Old 11-30-2010, 12:38 AM   #1
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Default Ready to bottle but tastes like canned corn. Dump it?

I was about to bottle my latest ale but from the fermenter it tastes like canned corn. I have never had this off taste yet in my 3 year brewing career. I don't know what happened as I did everything the same as usual. It is an amber ale and I did add a quarter pound of corn meal to the mash but I've added corn before and never got a cooked corn flavor before this batch. Should I dump it or is there any fix prior to bottling?


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Old 11-30-2010, 12:49 AM   #2
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In my experience, DMS will NOT fade in the bottle. For some reason, it seems like you've got some DMS. I don't know what- not as hard of a boil as usual, ingredients, covering the kettle during cooling, possibly infection, etc, but I don't think it will improve.

Hopefully, I'm wrong.


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Old 11-30-2010, 12:55 AM   #3
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I was afraid of that. Thanks Yoop, but I'm bummed out now.
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Why? It's an excuse to brew again!!
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an amber that tastes like that? sorry to hear the bad news, as it always sucks to lose a brew, but like dune says, you'll just have to brew another batch.
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