It’s all personal preference. With a unitank most brewers that I’ve spoken with will either cap and spund towards the end of fermentation or force carb using a carb stone during the crash (or a combination of both) 🍺
It's been ages since i've posted so I thought i'd better redeem myself :beer1:
Decided to open something very very special... @Pennine 's 'Everything Good in The World' Impy stout, now a vintage ale after being lovingly stored in the back of my brew fridge for a good two years!
Again, sorry for the delay but that’s all the feedback sent out now 🍺 We’re getting married in a few days time and needless to say with all the madness leading up to it I’ve barely had the chance to type it all up.
The feedback is very honest and is hopefully useful! Some lovely beers sent in...
Knowing your attention to detail and that you’re a fellow brewnwater advicate, I think you’re right it’s probably not your water 🍺
Yeast- that’s my guess. Are you using Notty or CML or similar? Some yeast strains leave a strange finish. Or perhaps pitch rates etc?
I'm a little bit worse for wear this morning :beer1:but the results are in!
In joint third place with 38/50 - @Benfleet Brewery with his Black IPA and @Dads_Ale with an 8% stout
In joint second place with 41/50 - @Nottsbeer with a Trappist style beer (like a duble) and @stripeyjoe with a...