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Re: Help troubleshoot intermittent husky/grainy off-flavor
« Reply #30 on: March 04, 2011, 08:49:29 AM »
Perfect!  I'm so glad it was a saison.  Perfect.

Ooh, lipids.  That doesn't sound good.  I am very interested to find out how this one turns out for you.  Keep us posted.
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Re: Help troubleshoot intermittent husky/grainy off-flavor
« Reply #31 on: March 04, 2011, 08:55:50 AM »
I usually vorlauf a qt., never more than 2.  It takes me maybe 2-3 min.  If you have to vorlauf longer, I'd look at your system to see what could be improved.
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Re: Help troubleshoot intermittent husky/grainy off-flavor
« Reply #32 on: March 04, 2011, 09:34:28 AM »
I usually vorlauf a qt., never more than 2.  It takes me maybe 2-3 min.  If you have to vorlauf longer, I'd look at your system to see what could be improved.

Thanks again for all your help guys. And Denny, yes, I definitely have a lot to improve!
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Re: Help troubleshoot intermittent husky/grainy off-flavor
« Reply #33 on: March 28, 2011, 03:28:43 PM »
To recap, I made a saison, which I got the runnings as clear as possible. After that, I made a wit with fairly clear runnings. My saison is still chugging away, but I bottled my wit today. I tasted a bit of the wit before I added the priming sugar, and it tastes fantastic. Not a hint of astringency. So I'm tentatively declaring success.

Thanks everyone for your help.
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