• Welcome to National Homebrew Club Ireland. Please login or sign up.
June 19, 2021, 10:56:30 PM

News:

Want to Join up ? Simply follow the instructions here
Not a forum user? Now you can join the discussion on Discord


Waterford City Brewers Meetup

Started by TheSumOfAllBeers, April 18, 2019, 11:49:27 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

Slyp98

Hi all how did this go , still in action ? Im new to the homebrew scene  i made an extract apa kit which turned out ok except for the ABV which was low , anyway id love to meet and find out any info you lads n lasses have cheers kieran

ac13

Hi Kieran, yes, still meeting. This month will actually be the first since last June that we have not met up due to our regular haunt being closed ! Although we are working on some sort of a virtual meet. Once the details of that have been decided we will post them up here and on the facebook group, you'd be more than welcome.

This months meet thread-
https://www.nationalhomebrewclub.ie/forum/south-eastern-homebrewers/march-meetup-sun-29th-march-300-pm-gradys-yard/

FB Group -
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2360631050625752/

What do you reckon happened with the Kit that it came out too low ?

Cheers,
Adam

Slyp98

Hi Adam , missed the online meeting damn it , hope it will keep going , all I can say to the low abv is maybe some issue with the yeast , also some off flavours in there too but I'm putting that downbtobmy wort kettle, its aluminium I think not the best material for brewing , I think I might not had enough yeast or didn't aerate the wort enough , anyway I need to get a good batch soon , 2nd batch just 2 weeks in bottles now a DIPA kit from hbc again low abv 6.0 % I opened a bottle last night great carbonation but again off TCP type flavour , overpowering the big hop additions and hardly any bitterness , oh well try try again

Sent from my SM-G960F using Tapatalk


ac13

Hi Kieran,

I know the feeling, could be a host of things. TCP medicinal could indicate an infection perhaps ? If that is the case it could still be fermenting in the bottles so best put them somewhere they won't do damage in the event they blow.

We are hoping to do another Zoom call this Friday 10th April, if you are available and want to partake shoot across to our FB and throw your preferred time in the poll -

https://www.facebook.com/groups/2360631050625752/permalink/2980306791991505/?hc_location=ufi