Originally Posted by Kubed
Ive found that #9 clones need more time than you would think to mellow out. I tired one after a month of bottle conditioning, and it was too harsh. Ended up putting it away for 5 months (kinda forgot about it). I threw a few in the fridge the other day, cracked one open tonight, and now its perfect! I just had some #9 when I was back east for a few months and the clone is spot on.
Hey, would you be able to share the recipe you used if you still have it? I've been looking for a good clone recipe on here for a few days but havent found one with good reviews yet. Thanks!
Primary1: Sam Summer Clone
Primary2: McQuaker's Oatmeal Stout
Secondary1: Mind Bending Barleywine (for xmas `11 release)
Bottled: American Amber Ale, Black Idea Cascadian IPA