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Donasay

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For some odd reason the beer I have been making tastes like a mixture of malted barley, hops and yeast. They all seem to have this flaw, and I can't figure out what I should do to fix it, what should I do with this beer?
 

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Don't you hate those minor imperfections?

I've been told that putting those beers in a tall glass and drinking them as FAST as you can makes them taste better. Or at any rate, you'll not mind so much. I've heard it sometimes takes a few repeats of this procedure to get the desired effect.

Failing that, you should bottle or keg up a batch of your most recent tainted brew and ship it out to me, I will do my best to pinpoint exactly what you're tasting. :mug:
 

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Donasay said:
For some odd reason the beer I have been making tastes like a mixture of malted barley, hops and yeast. They all seem to have this flaw, and I can't figure out what I should do to fix it, what should I do with this beer?
It's infected, contaminated, and likely suffers from hot-side aeration and yeast autolysis. You'll have to ship it to me for filtering and disposal.
 
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And to top it all off, one of the carboys I filled with wort last week is totally infected with Yeast!

I am looking at it now and wow it is just one giant yeast infection...

Wow I suck at brewing.
 

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Since there is no alcohol, then your yeast has died. Repitch your yeast.
 

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well, if you're storing some of that horrible stuff in you winter brewing quarters I'd be happy to come and get rid of it for you. Congrats on the fine drinking. :mug:
 

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You forgot to make a starter!

All you have to do is pour some Miller Lite into a jar, and shake it to aerate it. Then, 24-36 hours later, you pour that all over your kitchen floor.
 

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Did you remember to drop your yeast on the floor before you pitched? Maybe you didnt get enough dirt and bird feathers mixed in when you swept it up.
 

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Donasay said:
For some odd reason the beer I have been making tastes like a mixture of malted barley, hops and yeast. They all seem to have this flaw, and I can't figure out what I should do to fix it, what should I do with this beer?
Hmm. Try diluting it with ~90% water pre-fermentation.
 

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Well kai found your problem. You're not adding any water! Try adding about 5 gallons of water to the mix, see how that helps.



n00b.
 

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Sounds like you're allergic to homebrew. Stick to BMC, they don't have any of those ingredients or flavors in them.
 
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Do you guys think a 5 micron filter might help with the off flavor, I was thinking of buying one as my beers are nowhere near as clear as they should be.
 

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Well I think I found your problem. I always use the same funnel to poor my wort in the carboy that I use to add oil and coolant to my car. Try that next time, you shouldn't have any problems!
 
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