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Re: bitter after taste

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  • Pufferfish86
    Hi Bossy, Can it be oxidation? Oxidation is the most common problem with beer including commercial beers. If the wort is exposed to oxygen at temperatures
    Message 1 of 7 , Oct 19, 2011
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      Hi Bossy,
      Can it be oxidation? Oxidation is the most common problem with beer including commercial beers. If the wort is exposed to oxygen at temperatures above 80°F, the beer will sooner or later develop wet cardboard or sherry-like flavors, depending on which compounds were oxidized.

      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, "bravo" <bravoseychelles@...> wrote:
      >
      > hi there all has any body got that awfull bitter after taste in tere distilate.
      > ive been doing this for a while and first time this happen
      > the only difference from the past is that this time my ferment got stuck because of a surplus of acid formation.
      > and the sg wwas about 1000
      > im using brown sugar
      > new heater high pressure gss heater
      > its a new still altogether
      > before i go mad in trying to figure out if the still is the the bad thing here
      > can someone clear the air about the bitterness having to do with the extra unfermented sugar in the wash hence getting burn
      >
      > or is there other theories out there
      > please help
      >
      > now on your reading sites there is a confusion about when to add baking soda
      > one suggest adding while the distilte sits and waiting for a second run
      > the other sugest adding on the first run
      > any ore advise
      > im using a copper pot still
      > thanks for the help
      > and please dont send me to the other members site i prefer this one
      > bossy
      >
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