Re: bitter after taste
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, "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