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Is a Homebrew cider with a "Frito" aftertaste safe to drink?

Home brewed beer and ciders are almost always safe to drink. Methanol (which is what some people are afraid of) can't be produced by the yeast in significant quantities, because the yeast simply doesn'...
Frank van Wensveen's user avatar
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Is a Homebrew cider with a "Frito" aftertaste safe to drink?

You're experiencing a common off-flavor in cider called THP or tetrahydropyridine. Yes, it's safe to drink, but just doesn't taste all that great. I had this in one of my ciders a few years ago. ...
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A "Dusty" aftertaste in my beer

I chased a similar off flavor for years before I finally concluded it was coming from the US-05 yeast I was using. I'm not sure everyone can taste it, but it was very offensive to me. Dusty was the ...
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A "Dusty" aftertaste in my beer

The only defect flavor I could relate to "Dusty" would be from oxidation. Most recognize it more as a wet cardboard flavor but I too have experienced it as a something more similar to opening an old ...
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Why does my wine taste salty?

This is usually from overdose of campden tablets / potassium metabisulfite. Usually the only practical solution is dilution.
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