Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > troubleshooting most recent brew
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-18-2012, 09:23 PM   #11
cheesehed007
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Posts: 744
Liked 160 Times on 114 Posts
Likes Given: 27

Default

This is do up for my second brew. Hoping to make something my wife and friends will drink. They're all light beer drinkers...


cheesehed007 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2012, 09:54 PM   #12
Doctor_Wily
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: , Michigan
Posts: 349
Liked 31 Times on 12 Posts

Default

Let me know how yours comes out. I drank one today and after it was chilled overnight in the fridge it was a decent bit better. the lady is already tainted on it though so she doesn't taste a difference. Meanwhile I sampled my 2 other beers I have fermenting right now, one @ 3 weeks the other at 2 weeks. Planning a bottle day tomorrow for one of em.

Cheers


__________________
Primary 1: EMPTY
Primary 2: EMPTY
Bottled: super-lite
Latium Talk- A site dedicated to discussion of Latium cryptocurrency. 5 free Latium coin with sign up!

~~Updated Jul 08 ~~
Doctor_Wily is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2012, 11:21 PM   #13
cheesehed007
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Posts: 744
Liked 160 Times on 114 Posts
Likes Given: 27

Default

I'll brew it up after thanksgiving.. I'll post how it turns out here.. Cheers
cheesehed007 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 02:20 AM   #14
Doctor_Wily
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: , Michigan
Posts: 349
Liked 31 Times on 12 Posts

Default

a couple more pics of the beer from tonight
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG00714-20121120-2105.jpg
Views:	89
Size:	23.6 KB
ID:	84894   Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG00713-20121120-2105.jpg
Views:	87
Size:	25.7 KB
ID:	84895  
__________________
Primary 1: EMPTY
Primary 2: EMPTY
Bottled: super-lite
Latium Talk- A site dedicated to discussion of Latium cryptocurrency. 5 free Latium coin with sign up!

~~Updated Jul 08 ~~
Doctor_Wily is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 02:42 AM   #15
DrummerBoySeth
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Knightdale, NC
Posts: 672
Liked 40 Times on 38 Posts
Likes Given: 49

Default

Looks good. How is that flavor coming along?
__________________
"Give a man a beer, and he will waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and he will waste a lifetime!" Bill Owen
DrummerBoySeth is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 02:51 AM   #16
Doctor_Wily
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: , Michigan
Posts: 349
Liked 31 Times on 12 Posts

Default

that one was chilled in the fridge for a couple days before drinking. Flavor is ok, I still taste that kind of "green beer" after taste, sorta apple-y and it's most noticeable after taking a drink a few seconds after finishing. It's also most noticeable on the middle/middle back of my tongue (if that makes sense)

It's hard for me to describe the flavor because it's not like "sour" like if you took a sip of lemon juice or anything like that. It's kind of like the after taste you get when drinking apple juice.

EDIT: you can kind of almost "smell" that flavor too when you smell the beer.
__________________
Primary 1: EMPTY
Primary 2: EMPTY
Bottled: super-lite
Latium Talk- A site dedicated to discussion of Latium cryptocurrency. 5 free Latium coin with sign up!

~~Updated Jul 08 ~~
Doctor_Wily is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 02:56 AM   #17
Ogri
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Osaka, Japan
Posts: 829
Liked 75 Times on 71 Posts
Likes Given: 47

Default

When I saw it was a "Summer ale" I was going to ask if it was a wheat beer. After you posted your grain bill I can see there was only a lb of wheat in there so am not sure how applicable my original thoughts would be now. Reason I was going to ask if it was a wheat was that the ones I've made have tended to exhibit a slightly tart flavour, as part of the overall flavour package. Sounds like it's coming along and maturing quite well, though.
Ogri is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 03:01 AM   #18
DrummerBoySeth
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Knightdale, NC
Posts: 672
Liked 40 Times on 38 Posts
Likes Given: 49

Default

I wish I could taste it and give you my opinion. I still think that another week in the bottles will take care of it, though. It does sound like "young" beer to me.
__________________
"Give a man a beer, and he will waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and he will waste a lifetime!" Bill Owen
DrummerBoySeth is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 03:02 AM   #19
Doctor_Wily
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: , Michigan
Posts: 349
Liked 31 Times on 12 Posts

Default

Thats an interesting point ogri as I wasn't aware wheat carried any tart flavor with it. Good to know. What if, say, the wheat wasn't boiled more than say, 10 minutes?
__________________
Primary 1: EMPTY
Primary 2: EMPTY
Bottled: super-lite
Latium Talk- A site dedicated to discussion of Latium cryptocurrency. 5 free Latium coin with sign up!

~~Updated Jul 08 ~~
Doctor_Wily is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2012, 03:04 AM   #20
Doctor_Wily
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: , Michigan
Posts: 349
Liked 31 Times on 12 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DrummerBoySeth View Post
I wish I could taste it and give you my opinion. I still think that another week in the bottles will take care of it, though. It does sound like "young" beer to me.
I hear you. I wish I had some people in the area to taste it for me (or develop a way to send taste across the interwebz, lol) to help troubleshoot. It just seems odd to me (being fairly new yet) that the young flavor would be so obvious after 4 or so weeks in bottle.


__________________
Primary 1: EMPTY
Primary 2: EMPTY
Bottled: super-lite
Latium Talk- A site dedicated to discussion of Latium cryptocurrency. 5 free Latium coin with sign up!

~~Updated Jul 08 ~~
Doctor_Wily is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My recent epic brew day marc06 General Beer Discussion 1 12-16-2010 02:48 AM
Help with critiquing recent brew. too dry HOPCousin Recipes/Ingredients 6 12-07-2010 04:09 PM
Recent Brew day Pic and Vidzzz martymoat Home Brewing Photo Forum 4 07-28-2009 08:28 PM
Your best recent brew?? beesy Recipes/Ingredients 15 08-08-2008 09:49 PM
Recent Pumpkin Ale Brew BrewProject Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 15 08-13-2006 01:51 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS