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  1. B

    Where did I go wrong?

    I'm a first timer and followed this recipe to a t about three months ago with 3 lbs of honey. https://www.growforagecookferment.com/how-to-make-a-gallon-of-mead/#wprm-recipe-container-5237 What I have now is about a gallon of liquid that looks like Mott's clear apple juice and smells like it...
  2. Iowa Brewer

    Can yeast heat beer???

    So, I did my first yeast starter and boy did it work! 4hrs after I pitched into an English Ale, a small kreutzen had formed and the bubbler was going 12 hrs later, and the bubbler was flying off the handle. Now, 26hrs after first bubbling, down to about 1/sec. But here’s the thing... I...
  3. H

    Please HELP with harsh bitterness/astringency/tongue drying issue.

    Hey all, Been consistently getting a rather harsh bitterness to pretty much all of my all grain batches, regardless of recipe. The sort that isn't all too detectable with friends but is a huge deal to the brewer. It is the main thing separating my beers from decent to great and it is KILLING...