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    Too much cranberry - too sour

    Yeah I thought about that. I'm gonna sit in it for a while and see how it is in a month or so. If it is still tart then I might try something. Thanks for the input. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
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    Too much cranberry - too sour

    Thanks Tim. If I am still unhappy with the taste are there any other suggestions? Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
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    Too much cranberry - too sour

    I brewed a clone of my favorite beer and it has turned out a bit too tart. I think that this was due to the cranberry that I added. Is there a way to mellow this tartness out? I was thinking of soaking some oak chips in with it for some time. Suggestions? Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
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    Mead Clarity??

    If anyone could help me with this issue I would be very thankful. I made a batch of mead and when I transferred from the primary to the secondary I had some left over in the primary vessel. Being quite frugal I decided to save whatever I could and transferred the last little bit into smaller...
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    Wierd Outcome

    Thanks I will give it a few more weeks.
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    Wierd Outcome

    I brewed a high gravity ale and I am worried that it was infected. I fermented in a brewing bucket and had a bit of blow off through the air lock. Cleaned and sanitized the airlock a few times and left to continue fermenting. I transferred after a week of fermentation (Gravity was right where I...
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    OG on extract low.

    That has never been mentioned in anything that I have read or come across. Thanks so much for the quick response. I am assuming that the fermentation process churns the wort enough to fully incorporate the water. Thanks again, I have found a new hobby that I love and I find the people that share...
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    OG on extract low.

    Started my sixth batch last night and ran into a first for me. I buy extract kits from my local supplier and they have never led me astray. I was doing a high OG ale and the OG was 1.062, but the recipe stated that it would be 1.079+/-. I did a partial boil with 2 gallons of water and topped...
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