Questions tagged [diacetyl-rest]

The technique of leaving beer in the fermentor after fermentation has finished in order for suspended yeast to remove diacetyl "butterscotch flavors" from the brew.

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Accidental steam beer, temp control and diacetyl

I brewed a 16-gallon batch of my Lawnmower Lager, popped it into my Brewhemoth and inoculated it with 3 packets of Saflager S-23. My chilling solution isn't working as well as I'd hoped, and it's ...
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Combating Diacetyl

I've just finished my first brew (brown ale), and the results aren't quite as spectacular as I had hoped. The issue is a prominent, yet not overpowering, sweet almost caramel-like flavor. As best I ...