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by BertieBassett
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Re: Off Taste Problem

Right i have come to a conclusion after just sampling another brew i did before my deep clean, which tastes awful and in now going to clean the drains :( , if my beer is getting infected, it must be getting infected somewhere between the kettle end off boil and bottling as the whole bottled batch ta...
by BertieBassett
Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Re: Off Taste Problem

[quote=Kev888 post_id=845951 time=1569862128 user_id=5506] Hmm, only happening with pale beers would make it far less likely to be an infection (unless perhaps the pale ones you make are simply more subtle, allowing the unwanted flavour through more). So I'll probably change my mind there. There are...
by BertieBassett
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Re: Off Taste Problem

Thanks for all your suggestions, i have to say that my brew room smelt more like a swimming pool at the weekend, deep clean down and first brew after clean done. i have also been looking at my water profile where i brew, i have found that the water in considerably harder and more alkaline compared t...
by BertieBassett
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Re: Off Taste Problem

[quote=guypettigrew post_id=845841 time=1569260107 user_id=5521] If it's only just happened after 5 years of all grain brewing it must mean something has changed with your process. Without you even realising it! You've no doubt done a Google search and found vinegary tastes are usually the result of...
by BertieBassett
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Re: Off Taste Problem

[quote=vacant post_id=845843 time=1569262889 user_id=743] I'd suggest adding another sanitiser to the deep clean. Bleach or Videne (antiseptic solution, NOT the surgical scrub or alcoholic tincture) make up a solution and soak for an hour. [/quote] i think your right, never used bleach before though...
by BertieBassett
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Grain Brewing
Topic: Off Taste Problem
Replies: 17
Views: 2247

Off Taste Problem

Hi, this is my first post so be gentle :D I've been brewing AG for about 5 years now and recently i have had a couple of batches that have had a weird/awful taste once they have been bottle conditioned, to the extent that two 23 litre batches have been dumped :( both beers where similar in style but...