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Old 03-11-2013, 01:18 AM   #1
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I recently kegged an IPA that I dry hopped both in the secondary and in the keg. This is only the 3rd batch I have kegged and decided to not quickly force carb this time around. I racked into the keg, hit it with about 30 PSI to help set the seal and purged out all the oxygen. They I just set it to 10 PSI and left it. I took a little sample after a day or two and the taste was perfect, although undercarbbed, of course. I tasted again a day or two later and still tasted very promising. Then after 8 or 9 days it had kind of a harsh/metallic after taste. I intended to let this sit for about 2 weeks before drinking so hopefully this will pass?

It seemes like in reading other posts people have experienced carbonic acid after force carbbing. Is this still the likely culprit here?

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Old 03-11-2013, 01:46 AM   #2
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Anytime carbon dioxide is added to water (which beer is mostly made of) you get carbonic acid. All beer has some impact to the flavor from carbonic acid.
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:02 AM   #3
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Should I expect this to pass/lessen with time?

 
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:16 AM   #4
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I would assume so. I know I have it happened to my own brew and it did clear.
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:20 AM   #5
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Great, thanks for the info!

 
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