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Old 04-16-2012, 11:08 AM   #1
MikeBrnDmgd
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Just brewed a coffee ale that is pretty good except,for an aftertaste. I didn't age after it was ready. Do you thing letting it sit for a month will make it better?


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Old 04-16-2012, 11:28 AM   #2

Probably. It certainly won't hurt it. Is this a coffee stout?



 
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:30 AM   #3
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can you describe the after taste?

 
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:20 PM   #4
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can you describe the after taste?
Almost a dry taste. Not pleasant
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:58 PM   #5
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Is this a light ale such as a pilsner or a dark brew like a stout? Also, did you brew coffee using hot water, cold water or did you use ground coffee directly? Coffee has a bitterness that is more pronounced when it gets cold. How you introduce it into the wort can affect the bitterness. My plan (when I get around to my first coffee stout) is to brew 16 OZ of coffee in a press using cold water overnight.

 
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Old 04-16-2012, 08:08 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by william_shakes_beer
Is this a light ale such as a pilsner or a dark brew like a stout? Also, did you brew coffee using hot water, cold water or did you use ground coffee directly? Coffee has a bitterness that is more pronounced when it gets cold. How you introduce it into the wort can affect the bitterness. My plan (when I get around to my first coffee stout) is to brew 16 OZ of coffee in a press using cold water overnight.
it is a dark beer and I used a cold press for 48 hours. I'm going to age it in the cellar


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