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Old 10-15-2009, 12:30 AM   #1
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I wanted my pitch black american oatmeal stout ready for my daughter's first birthday. You know because that's why I simply had to kill myself making a 7.2% ABV batch.

Anyways, her bday is in December, and I kegged it today and am priming it. I'll let it prime for 2 weeks, I find it needs an extra little bit of time in the kegger, then cold condition (lager) it until it's debut.

My beers are NEVER done when I want them.

The only issue now is to keep from drinking it before.

Sidenote: For those of us who like to mess with our beer, a good idea is naturally priming in a keg. That pretty much means once that thing is sealed up, it's staying sealed.

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Old 10-15-2009, 03:10 AM   #2
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Congratulations! I'm sure she'll love it!

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Old 10-15-2009, 05:11 AM   #3
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Isn't she a little young to be drinking beer?

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Old 10-15-2009, 05:25 AM   #4
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Yeah I'm always behind with my brewing schedule. I decided the other night that I'm going to brew a pumpkin ale which won't be ready till about December if I'm lucky. I would rather it be ready halloween/thanksgiving but oh well.

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