Originally Posted by hophop
What is your weird off flavor?
To be honest I'm not sure. Could be a bit of astringency. I put a good amount of hops in the recipe ( Amarillo and ahtanum) with Ed worts pale ale grain bill. I also dry hopped with an ounce of Amarillo but the hops are just not shining through.
I haven't paid any attention to my water/ Ph in the mash and I believe we have very hard water here.
I that this can affect the hop flavour/aroma and also add astringency. I also used one pack of rehydrated US-05 without checking if I needed more. It was a slow starting ferment!