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I've been making my own homebrew for a couple years. For some
reason, whenever I make an amber beer, it has a cider taste to it. The
amber style beer is my favorite when I visit different microbreweries.
What do you think I'm doing wrong that makes my ambers have a cidery
taste. Thanks, Brian
Beer Dave answers Brian:
You are probably fermenting at a temperature that is too high. Try to
ferment under cooler conditions. Also I suggest that you use a liquid
yeast. Two great suppliers of liquid yeast are Wyeast and White Labs.
Try visiting Brew Your Own for more advanced info.
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