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Old 11-30-2012, 05:38 PM   #1
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I just brewed up 10 gallons of a All-Grain Cream Ale. 5 gallons with Safale 05 and 5 Gallons with White Labs 01. I just sampled both to get my Gravity readings so I can keg. Both tasted like young beer. 11 days old. Both tasted good with no noticeable off flavors. Although the Safale 05 batch has a tartness not sour like vinegar more like a light citrus. Is this the start of something bad? Should I worry?

I fermented both in the 60-68 degree range.


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Old 12-01-2012, 01:59 PM   #2
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Nope. My first beer was an IPA with 05 and when I was taking gravity readings it was tart and "green". It stayed like that until about 2-3 weeks after bottling, when it then decided to become glorious.

Give it time, good things will happen.



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