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Old 10-23-2012, 02:26 AM   #1
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So i brewed a rye pa in january, is it garbage? Its been covered and at fairly even temps. And i kept the airlock filled. O.g. approx 1.060..ive never let one go this long..

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Old 10-23-2012, 02:30 AM   #2
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it's probably fine.....but you're the only one who can tell...not us. taste it. It might be the best beer you've ever made.

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Yep. That's the only way to know. Taste it.

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Old 10-23-2012, 02:42 AM   #4
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Word...thanks dudes

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Old 10-23-2012, 03:05 AM   #5
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Just curious, was the "an IPA aged 10 months" thing part of a plan?

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Old 10-23-2012, 03:54 AM   #6
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All I'll say is I did this with a rye pale ale and it tasted like sherry. Totally because I kept 4.75gallons in a 6.5 gallon Carboy

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give her some dry hops and fresh yeast (if bottling) and i bet it will be extremely good.

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Not planned...but i may say otherwise haha...if its good. And i like the dry hop idea.

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All I'll say is I did this with a rye pale ale and it tasted like sherry.
The sherry taste would suggest oxidization. If you had kept this one airtight with a good CO2 layer, it likely would have been fine.
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Soooo, I hope you get back to us eventually and tell us how it tastes. I have never let a brew go that long w/o bottling...

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