Originally Posted by Mfeldman
Well you know opinions. They're like Softails, everyone has one. My 2 drachmas is that three weeks is the minimum time for bottle conditioning. Even better is 6 weeks. I did a Brewers Best kolsch and brown ale back in May and they are now becoming what they should be (IMHO). Try a bottle here and there and see what you think, but extra time in the fermenter(s) and bottle seems to be one of the biggest factors for better beer. Again, IMHO.