My first toss out - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > My first toss out

Thread Tools
Old 08-01-2008, 10:14 PM   #1
jacksonbrown's Avatar
Mar 2008
Madison, WI
Posts: 1,180
Liked 7 Times on 7 Posts

Well, at least I can say I didn't screw up the brewing process. After a few days of trying to figure out the odd, yet barley noticeable aftertaste in my brown ale, I think I simply failed to propertly rinse the PBW out of my keg before transfering. The inital taste is yum, then eww... sorta like a "Mmmmmmuhohno." I'll give it a few more days to sit since I the amber rye won't be ready for a keg till then anyway. But I'm fairly certain this needs to go. No one wants to drink cleaning chemicals.

Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2008, 10:20 PM   #2
Jun 2007
The "Ville"
Posts: 1,918
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts

Sorry to hear it brother! At least you know damn well you won't do it again.
BOTTLED: "Route 66 IPA" 7% ABV, "Dave's Imperial Stout" 12% ABV , "Spider Imperial Stout" 9%ABV , "Mutt Irish Ale" 7% ABV, "Sorta Sierra" IPA's 4.4% ABV, "Habanero Ales" 5.5% ABV, "Pumpkin Seed Ale" 5.5% ABV , "Marzen" Lager, "Step child Ale",
PRIMARies: "Caramel Amber" , "Black Porter"
SECONDARIES:1 :"Miller Ale"
On DECK: Another Russian Stout

Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2008, 11:03 PM   #3
Be good to your yeast...
Saccharomyces's Avatar
Jun 2008
Pflugerville, Texas
Posts: 5,447
Liked 116 Times on 70 Posts


I have a nifty keg washer contraption from Austin Homebrew, it hooks up to the posts, invert the keg, and let 'er rip with a garden hose for a few minutes. Power rinse!

- Eric
[How to Calculate Mash Efficiency | Do I Need a Yeast Starter? | My Ghetto Fermentation Chamber | Twitter | 6 Gal. HDPE Fermenters | Slanting Yeast | No Sparge Brewing]

Originally Posted by Soperbrew
big brother only monitors facebook and untappd

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PreChiller Toss Up winstonofbeer Chillers & Stir Plates 14 09-17-2009 06:38 PM
Should I brew with it or Toss it? eager_brewer All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 04-27-2009 12:12 AM
Do i toss this batch? HillbillyDeluxe General Beer Discussion 20 04-09-2009 02:54 AM
Should I toss this? Darwin18 General Beer Discussion 8 02-22-2009 03:07 AM
To Toss or not to Toss... holjim Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 20 04-02-2008 09:11 PM

Forum Jump